Lower Platte South
Natural Resources District
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The spring 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, April 22, 2015, one week later than normal, 7pm at the NRD office.

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NRD Seeking Subdistrict 5 Applicants

The NRD Board has a vacancy in Subdistrict 5. Applications are being taken from persons interested in being appointed to complete the first half (through December, 2016) of the current term. In order to serve all of the current term, the appointee would have to run successfully for the Board seat in the 2016 Primary and General elections. Applicants must be a registered voter and reside within Subdistrict 5. The subdistrict includes an area generally from SW 40th Street to "J" Street and from Belmont Street to South Street, in west Lincoln. A detailed map is available here. Letters of application and qualifications must be received by April 17, 2015 at the Lower Platte South NRD, 3125 Portia Street, P.O.Box 83581, Lincoln, NE, 68501-3581. For more information, contact the NRD.

Ground Water Update

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Our summary of 2014 ground water activities is now available online. This annual review features information about 2014 cost-sharing, ground water monitoring, research, education and much, much more!

Annual Review (6.7 MB)

Dwight, Valparaiso, Brainard: Click a Map, Find Water!

Results of a 2013 aerial electromagnetic survey (AEM) in the Dwight-Valparaiso-Brainard area are now available. Landowners can learn basic aquifer information about any point in the project area by following the instructions at the link below and clicking on a map! The link also includes instructions for seeing written information.

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Runahoo at Wanahoo

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Registration is open for the first-ever Runahoo at Wanahoo. The event is April 11th, 8:30am at Lake Wanahoo, just north of Wahoo and benefits the NE Assoc. of Resources Districts Foundation, which provides scholarship opportunities to students interested in agriculture and natural resources. Get a great run, have a fun time for a good cause and get familiar with one of eastern Nebraska's finest outdoor recreational facilities. PRIZES!

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