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Ground Water Management Plan Annual Review


The summer edition of our "Know Your NRD" newsletter is now available! Sign up to have newsletter links e-mailed to you!

Next NRD Board Meeting:
Wednesday, July 20, 2016, 7pm at the NRD office. Tentative approval of the FY 2017 Budget will be considered and public comment will be welcomed.

Board Meetings

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Scheduled Meetings


Ash Borers Detected

Experts say the recent detection of Emerald Ash Borer in the Omaha and Greenwood areas is the beginning of a major infestation that gives homeowners, local government and others throughout the state some unpleasant decisions to make. Click HERE for general information from the experts at the Nebraska Forest Service.

News Release - Ash borers found in LPSNRD, near Greenwood

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Board Gets Budget Peek

The NRD Board of Directors reviewed Draft 1 of the NRD's FY 2017 Budget when it met June 21st. The presentation also included some projected expenditures for FY 2018. The board will continue working toward final approval of a balanced budget in August. Besides seeking public comment at its June 21st meeting, these opportunities for public comment remain:

Wednesday, July 20, 7pm-NRD Board meeting and tentative budget approval
Thursday, August 11, 7pm-Public hearing on budget and budget level
Wednesday, August 17, 7pm-Board meeting and budget approval

All meetings are at the NRD Office, 3125 Portia Street, Lincoln.

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Ramp Work

NRD Lakes

It's always a perfect spring day at the NRD lakes! Fish, no-wake boat, camp and just enjoy being around the water at the NRD lakes, but be aware--

water levels at our Cottontail and Red Cedar lakes have been drawn-down for boat ramp work.

Those lakes are still open. Keep checking here for any change in the status of those lakes. Otherwise, our lakes are ready for everyone to enjoy. Click here to learn much more about the NRD lakes.

Salt Creek Levee Website

The NRD has begun a multi-year project to update Lincoln's Salt Creek Levee, so it can continue to provide flood risk reduction for residents and businesses for another 50 years. A website developed by the project consultant, JEO Consulting Group, the NRD the U.S Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Lincoln will allow people in the district to monitor progress of the many individual levee projects over the next several years. Salt Creek, Lincoln

Learn about the Salt Creek levee system and keep up with work that is being done HERE!

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