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 By Rod Horn    Community    May 11, 2015

PLATTE LINES A column of current items of interest from the South Platte NRD

As we begin to move into the summer outdoor season, the District is moving forward with plans and work to develop and maintain its recreation areas. The District owns or cares for four recreation areas, with each county currently holding at least...

 
 By Rod Horn    Community    April 6, 2015

PLATTE LINES A column of current items of interest from the South Platte NRD

In the last column, we introduced a general overview of the allocation system used by the NRD as one of the tools used to maintain adequate ground water supplies. As the District moves forward to set allocations for the irrigation years 2016-2018,...

 
 By Rod Horn    Community    March 3, 2015

PLATTE LINES A column of current items of interest from the South Platte NRD

The District is beginning the process of review and evaluation of its ground water management in preparation to set ground water allocations for irrigators over the next allocation period (2016-2018). The 2015 growing season marks the end of the...

 
 By Rod Horn    Community    February 3, 2015

PLATTE LINES A column of current items of interest from the South Platte NRD

The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts – the trade association for the 23 districts in Nebraska – held its annual Legislative Conference the last week of January. The conference is one of things we do as Nebraska’s resources districts...

 

PLATTE LINES A column of current items of interest from the South Platte NRD

The District recently hosted a series of meetings with the Ground Water Management Advisory Committees representing each county within the District. It outlined proposed changes to the Ground Water Management’s rules and regulations. Many of these...

 
 By Rod Horn    Community    December 8, 2014

PLATTE LINES A column of current items of interest from the South Platte NRD

With Thanksgiving just past and Christmas rapidly approaching, this is an appropriated time to be thankful for the gift of the natural resources that provide for our livelihood, enjoyment and very survival. Nebraska is all too often considered a...

 
 By Rod Horn    Community    November 3, 2014

PLATTE LINES A column of current items of interest from the South Platte NRD

In September, the District Board of Directors approved the current annual operating budget of $2,959,361. These are the funds the District uses for operating expenses and projects and programs for its current fiscal year, which runs from July 1,...

 

PLATTE LINES A column of current items of interest from the South Platte NRD

Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts are unlike any natural resource management system anywhere. So unique in fact, the system is the only one of its kind and the envy of managers across the country as they seek to adequately manage their own nat...

 

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