News & Events

LNNRD Receives Grant from Nebraska Environmental Trust

Lincoln, NE - June 11, 2020 - Lower Niobrara Natural Resources District announced today that it will receive $61,000 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust for the "Lower Niobrara Observation Well Network" project. The Trust Board announced funding for the project at its meeting on June 11, 2020 in Lincoln. The project is one of the...

Board Approves New Irrigated Acres for 2020

The Lower Niobrara Natural Resources District, Board of Directors, voted to allow up to 1000 approved new irrigated acres in the District at their June 4th meeting. The Lower Niobrara NRD will be accepting applications starting July 1st and ending August 31st. All applicants must presently be in full compliance with all Rules and Regulations...

Board Approves New Irrigated Acres for 2019

The Lower Niobrara NRD Board voted to allow up to 500 new irrigated acres in the District at their June 3rd meeting. With the increase in static water levels over the last few years, the completion of certifying the irrigated acres in the District and requests received from irrigators the Board approved the Groundwater Management...

Lower Niobrara NRD Receives 2019 NACD Technical Assistance Grant

BUTTE,  NE – The Lower Niobrara NRD in Boyd County, announced today that it was awarded funding through a 2019 NACD technical assistance (TA) grant, made possible through a partnership with the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to build and strengthen technical capacity nationwide....

2019 Nebraska Outstanding Soil Stewardship Conservation award winners

​The Lower Niobrara NRD would like to Congratulate Kevin, Nick and Rose Keller on being selected as the 2019 Nebraska Outstanding Soil Stewardship Conservation award winners from the Nebraska Association of Resources District Board. Being one of the Pioneers of no-till conservation practices and years of planting cover crops along with use of new techniques...

Local NRD to Begin Phase 2 of Grant Project

The Lower Niobrara Natural Resources District will be drilling test holes in Northern Holt County area the first week of September . The drilling is Phase 2 of a 3 year project to expand the Lower Niobrara NRD's monitoring well network.

Lower Niobrara Natural Resources District Receives Grant from Nebraska Environmental Trust

Lincoln, NE - April 4, 2019 - Lower Niobrara Natural Resources District announced today that it will receive $48,500 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust for the "Lower Niobrara Observation Well Network" project. The Trust Board announced funding for the project at its meeting on April 4, 2019 in Lincoln.