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12/03/2019
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska - Applications are being accepted for the CPNRD-Ron Bishop College Scholarship Program from the Central Platte Natural Resources District. Applicants must be a college junior, college senior, or 5th+ year student seeking a natural resources degree. Five (5) scholarships will...Read more
11/26/2019
LINCOLN, Nebraska – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has designated 14 sites along Lincoln’s Salt Creek Levee for emergency repairs, after severe storms last March. The repairs are estimated to cost $12 million and fall under Public Law 84-99, which authorizes the Corps to construct and...Read more
11/14/2019
LINCOLN, Neb., Nov. 13, 2019 – The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that four Natural Resources Districts received more than $2.5 million in Watershed Flood Prevention and Operations funding. This funding will be directed toward developing watershed plans in the...Read more
10/24/2019
Attention Producers in the Bazile Groundwater Management Area of the Lewis and Clark NRD “Application of fall commercial fertilizer prohibited” With harvest in full swing and preparation for next year’s crop getting underway, the Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) would like to...Read more
10/10/2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Four teams of high school students have earned trips to the State Land Judging Contest by qualifying at the East Central Nebraska Regional Contest held Oct. 9, near Weeping Water. The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District and the Natural Resources Conservation Service hosted...Read more
10/03/2019
Published by the McCook Gazette Oct. 3, 2019 Letter from Sen. Dan Hughes, District 44 I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who made the effort to attend one of the interim study hearings the Natural Resources Committee held this past month in Scottsbluff and McCook. I appreciate...Read more
09/16/2019
NORFOLK, Nebraska – The fiscal year 2020 budget for the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) calls for a slight increase in the property tax levy. “Last year the tax levy was the lowest it had been in 45 years, said LENRD General Manger Mike Sousek. "The slight increase is the result of...Read more
09/04/2019
CREIGHTON, Neb. - Are you looking for another alternative when planting cover crops? Does the harvest season time-crunch limit your ability to fully capitalize on the long-term benefits of using cover crops? If you answered yes to either of those questions, you’ll want to attend the field...Read more
09/04/2019
LINCOLN, Neb. – Questions about trees, erosion, flood control or water quality? Stop in to visit with Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts during Husker Harvest Days Sept. 10-12. “This is a great opportunity for producers to meet with conservation agencies all in one place and learn more about...Read more
09/03/2019
Lincoln (NE) August 29, 2019 – The Lower Platte South Natural Resources District (LPSNRD) has closed a portion of its Oak Creek Recreational Trail (including the equestrian trail), one mile west of Valparaiso, due to excessive stream erosion. LPSNRD Resources Conservationist Ariana Kennedy said, “...Read more

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