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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Board Applicant Deadline Extended

The NRD Board has a vacancy in Subdistrict 5. Applications are being taken from persons interested in being appointed to serve through December, 2016. The appointee could run for the Board seat in the 2016 Primary and General elections to complete the current four-year term. Applicants must be a registered voter and reside within Subdistrict 5. The subdistrict includes downtown Lincoln, the North Bottoms neighborhood, Capital Beach & West "O" Street and an area between "A" & "O" Streets from 33rd Street west to approximately Homestead Expressway. A detailed map is available here. Letters of application and qualifications must be received by May 8, 2015 at the Lower Platte South NRD, 3125 Portia Street, P.O.Box 83581, Lincoln, NE, 68501-3581. For more information, contact the NRD.

International Year of Soils

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2015 has been declared the International Year of Soils by the United Nations General Assembly. The emphasis is on increasing awareness to the importance of soil for food and essential ecosystems functions.

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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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