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LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) board of directors has approved a $37.8 million Fiscal Year 2024 Budget. The budget’s property tax request was raised for the first time in four years to $10,514,822, a 3.5% increase from the previous year. The final tax...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - The Central Platte Natural Resources District will hold a public hearing at 1:45 p.m. on August 31st to hear comments on the proposed levy for the 2023/2024 FY budget. Lyndon Vogt, General Manager, said with the total requirements for the general fund and sinking fund at $...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska -- On July 28, 2023, the Massachusetts Envirothon team from Lexington, Massachusetts, was named the champion of the 2023 National Conservation Foundation (NCF)-Envirothon, with teams from Pennsylvania and Ontario coming in second and third place respectively. Nebraska was...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s Board of Directors approved the 2024 budget of expenditures as advertised. Total requirements for the general fund and sinking fund are $34,955,785.23. Based on the balances on hand and estimated revenue the required property...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) board of directors tentatively approved the second draft of the Fiscal Year 2024 Budget at its monthly meeting Wednesday, July 19th. The revised budget included $8 million in cuts from the first draft that was reviewed...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – A public hearing is scheduled on Thursday, July 27, 2023, for the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) 2024 Fiscal budget of expenditures. The hearing will be held at 1:45 p.m. just prior to the CPNRD’s Board of Directors monthly meeting. The total proposed...Read more
LINCOLN, Nebraska – In a groundbreaking effort to promote sustainability within the travel industry, Lincoln-based Executive Travel has taken the initiative to offset its carbon emissions by planting trees throughout the state. In July 2021, Executive Travel announced its ETGreen initiative with a...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- Producers are encouraged to attend a Sentinel Fertigation Sunset Seminar in August. Central Platte NRD producers Arnie Hinkson, Wood River, and Don Batie, Lexington, will feature their research sites on Aug. 3 and Aug. 10 as Sentinel Fertigation joins forces with...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors approved their 2024 Fiscal budget of expenditures to hold a public hearing at 1:45 p.m. on July 27, 2023, just prior to the Board of Directors July meeting. The total proposed budget is $34.9 million...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska – Last year, in a proactive measure and in response to the acute drought that took a commanding grip in Northeast Nebraska, the LENRD (Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District) implemented restrictions on wells pumping over 50 gallons per minute, until the drought decreases in...Read more


NCORPE's newsletter gives an update on public access availability along with land management and grazing opportunities for 2019.Read more
“We are pleased by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (CORPS) actions to propose a new Clean Water Rule to replace the 2015 “Waters of the U.S.” (WOTUS) Rule.”Read more
Ray Archuleta Comes to Speak at Upper Big Blue NRD.Read more
(WAHOO) Students and instructors from 39 different FFA Chapters across the state of Nebraska were at Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area on Wednesday, October 17th. 151 students competed in the 2018 State Land Judging Contest held at the recreation area. Individual and Team Scores are here.Read more
City, State and federal officials today announced that Antelope Creek, which runs for 11 miles through Lincoln, has been removed from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Impaired Waters list. Only 90 creeks in the nation have been removed from the list in the last 15 years, and only 14...Read more
(Kearney, NE) – The 2018 Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference was held at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, September 24th – 25th and focused on protecting lives, property and the future of Nebraska’s natural resources.Read more
Kearney, Neb. -- The Niobrara River Basin Alliance (NRBA), the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC), and the Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) took a significant step forward today towards protecting the Niobrara River Basin, water flows and all users of the river now and in the future.Read more
Find out more about the three Hall of Fame inductees of 2018.Read more
(Schuyler, NE) A major Nebraska watershed is making history today for the cleanup and reduction of Atrazine which has greatly reduced negative impacts on aquatic life and overall health of the area. Shell Creek’s water, fish, frogs and other aquatic life are the healthiest they’ve been in decades...Read more
(Lincoln, NE) In honor of Soil and Water Stewardship Week’s theme “Watersheds, Our Water, Our Home,” the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) are celebrating the watershed projects that benefit Nebraska. Through the 900+...Read more