Lower Platte South
Natural Resources District
protecting lives, protecting property, protecting the future

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Field Trips
Education Resources
Nature Clubs & Nights
Tree Programs
Water Quality Green Best Management Practices
terrace systems
Summer Conservation Program
farm ponds

Private sector layout
buffer and filter strips
wild nebraska
ground water
Rules & Regulations
Management Plan
Annual Review
Special Management Areas
Well Permit
Monitoring Results
Phase Two and Three Areas
Cost-Sharing Assistance
Certify Irrigated Acres
Tips & Games
Integrated Management
Integrated Management Plan
Water Balance Study
Water for the Future
community assistance
conservation easement

Education Resources

The NRD also offers these educational opportunities:

Outdoor Classroom Outdoor Classroom Grants - These grants help enhance the look of your schoolyard and increase opportunities for environmental education in many different curriculums. We also train teachers to use them. Matching grants up to $2,000/year.
Outdoor Classroom

Resource Lending Library - We have lots of environmental education materials educators may borrow. The list includes DVDs, books, activity books and sheets, curriculum guides and much more.

High School Environmental Mini-Grants - Aimed at high school classrooms, this grant is designed to provide teachers the supplies and equipment they need to inspire students about exploring, preserving and protecting our environment.

Educator Conference Scholarship - Professional development is critical for educators to learn about the latest concepts and resources. This scholarship provides District formal and non-formal educators with up to 50% of registration and program costs (excluding transportation).

Student Conference Scholarships - This grant, like the Educator Conference Scholarship, provides students with up to 50% of registration and program costs (excluding transportation).

We may also be able to help students attend various environmentally-themed summer camps. Ask us! Contact the NRD.