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WAHOO, Nebraska -- On Wednesday, August 6th, United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Matt Lohr travelled to Lake Wanahoo NRD Recreation Area for a small gathering to begin his trip in Nebraska. Craig Derickson, Nebraska NRCS State...Read more
VALENTINE, Nebraska – The Middle Niobrara Natural Resources Districts (NRD) welcomed 40 attendees from around the Midwest to learn more about the Niobrara River Basin during the ninth annual Niobrara Basin meeting July 20-22. “The annual meeting allows us to engage in legislative, budgetary,...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- The Bazile Groundwater Management Area (BGMA) receives $209,500 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) for year two of the “Development of Research and Demonstration Sites in the BGMA for Groundwater Nitrate Reduction” project. The project is one of the 118 projects that...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska – At their July meeting, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors voted to approve an amendment to the Interlocal Agreement with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) for the operation and maintenance of the Willow Creek State Recreation Area...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- The Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) recently announced they will receive $8,750 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) for the “LENRD Establishment of Baseline Vadose Zone Sampling in Pierce County” project. This is the first year of award with a potential...Read more
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska -- The Rainwater Basin Joint Venture (RWBJV), an affiliated fund of Nebraska Community Foundation, received funding for three grants totaling $535,563 from Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) in 2020. Together, the grants benefit farmers, ranchers, wildlife, wetlands and...Read more
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that five Natural Resources Districts in Nebraska received more than $4.5 million in Watershed Flood Prevention and Operations (WFPO) funding. This funding will be directed toward developing watershed plans in the following NRDs: the...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- The Norfolk area is full of opportunities to explore the nature of Nebraska. The Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District, and the Norfolk Area Visitors Bureau want to help you discover your area trails, lakes, and wild places while...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska – At their June board meeting, the Lower Elkhorn Natural Resources District (LENRD) Board of Directors voted to repair the damages at the Willow Creek State Recreation Area (SRA) southwest of Pierce. The 2019 flood caused an estimated $229,400 worth of damages to the recreation...Read more
NORFOLK, Nebraska – JEO Consulting Group Inc. will facilitate a public open house regarding the Battle Creek Watershed Improvement Project Work Plan - Environmental Assessment (Plan-EA). The Open House will be held virtually through Zoom July 9, 2020, from 5-6:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the...Read more