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01/28/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors approved an agreement to add a municipal component to the CPNRD’s water bank for managed development of new uses of water for municipal and industrial uses by the cities within the District. CPNRD...Read more
01/12/2022
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- The Cedar Knox Rural Water Project (CKRWP) Advisory Committee provides one $500 scholarship to a high school senior in memoriam of Galen Jueden. Jueden was a dedicated employee who was fully committed to the customers and staff of CKRWP. He was an invaluable asset, and his...Read more
01/12/2022
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – Impacts of climate change and actions that can be taken to address it will be one of the topics featured at Central Platte Natural Resources District’s Water Programs Update to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, at the Crane Trust Nature and Visitors Center near Alda,...Read more
01/12/2022
TECUMSEH, Nebraska -- Due to an incidence of COVID-19 in the Nemaha NRD office, the Nemaha NRD board of directors meeting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at 7 p.m. will be held virtually. All meeting materials, updates, and instructions for joining the meeting by computer or phone will be...Read more
01/06/2022
BEATRICE, Nebraska -- The Lower Big Blue NRD board of directors voted to hire J. Scott Sobotka as the new general manager at their January board meeting. Sobotka has served the district for 22 years. First, as a land resources specialist and most recently as assistant manager. Scott lives near...Read more
12/28/2021
NORFOLK, Nebraska -- Water that looks and tastes good may not necessarily be safe to drink. If your water comes from a well, annual testing is an important part of maintaining a safe source of drinking water. Regular testing helps well owners identify contamination problems and make informed...Read more
12/27/2021
OMAHA, Nebraska -- It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the passing of our colleague, friend, and mentor Marlin Petermann. Marlin worked for the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District for 47 years, the majority as assistant general manager. To say Marlin was passionate about his...Read more
12/20/2021
HARTINGTON, Nebraska -- In 2021, the Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District (LCNRD) board of directors continued to implement conservation practices, projects and services in Northeast Nebraska. LCNRD activities are led by a board of eleven locally elected directors; Carolyn Heine and Russ...Read more
12/20/2021
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – The Central Platte Natural Resources District (CPNRD) is cautioning landowners along the Platte River that with the colder temperatures, ice formation in the river channels will begin in the next few weeks. If enough ice forms, it can jam together, causing the river water...Read more
12/17/2021
GRAND ISLAND, Nebraska – John Petersen, JEO Project Manager, gave an update on the Environmental Assessment Plan for the Lower Wood River Watershed to the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors at their monthly meeting on Thursday. The project is located along the...Read more

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NARD News
NARD News
09/23/2016
(Kearney, NE) Protecting the public and Nebraska’s water, soil and other natural resources are the Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) top priority. New studies, tools and programs will be presented at the Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) Annual Conference on Monday, September 26th...Read more
09/14/2016
Landmark Compact Agreement Reached By KS, CO, NE Two years of cooperation and negotiations among the three states party to the Republican River Compact have resulted in a landmark agreement that provides Nebraska more flexibility in meeting Compact obligations while assuring water users of supplies...Read more
09/14/2016
Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts Announce 2016 Hall of Fame Inductees (GRAND ISLAND, NE) – In front of a large crowd filled with show-goers, water and soil conservation supporters, farmers, ranchers, landowners, the media and more, the 2016 Natural Resources Districts Hall of Fame inductees...Read more
04/29/2016
NEBRASKA ENVIROTHON NATURAL RESOURCES COMPETITION ANNOUNCES WINNING TEAM HEADED TO COMPETE IN CANADA! “Envirothon goes beyond the classroom in giving students natural resources life skills.” Lincoln, NE – The 2016 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School...Read more
04/20/2016
LB 1038 was signed into law by Governor Pete Ricketts.Read more
03/22/2016
Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) are being featured in an hour-long program called “Keeping Nebraska Local: A Unique Approach to Resource Management” on Nebraska Educational Television World (NET2) beginning March 24th at 8 pm CT. It will also be available online at http://netnebraska...Read more
03/22/2016
Lace up your shoes! It’s running time at Chalco Hills Recreation Area - Omaha’s premier outdoor recreation facility! Join the Natural Resources Districts for the second annual 5K Run/1 Mile Fun Run/Kids Dash fundraiser on Saturday, April 9, 2016. Click here to register: Natural Resources Districts...Read more
03/09/2016
Longtime Natural Resources Leaders Elected to Higher OfficesRead more
02/12/2016
The Western Regional Envirothon competition brought out dozens of high school students interested in natural resources. Find out the winners here!Read more
01/22/2016
Statement by Troy Bredenkamp, on Behalf of Common Sense Nebraska Coalition, Regarding Defeat of the “Waters of the U.S.” Rule as Top PriorityRead more

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