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Next NRD Board Meeting:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 2pm at the NRD office.

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Order Now to make 2015 a Tree Planting Year

Ordering has begun in the NRD's Conservation Forestry Program. Each year Nebraska's NRDs combine orders to get constituents a great price on more than 30 varieties of seedling trees and shrubs suitable for windbreaks, wildlife habitat and many other uses. Ordering continues until March 20, then seedlings are received at the NRD in early April and stored in our custom tree cooler until you're ready to plant them in April or May. Cost is $0.75 per plant ($0.80 for less than 100) and species are sold in bundles of 25.
Learn more and get an order form

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Amen Elected to Commission

Directors from NRDs in the Lower Platte River Basin elected Lower Platte South Director Karen Amen to serve on the Nebraska Natural Resources Commission. Amen was unanimously elected to the post during a caucus of directors on December 16th. She replaces Lower Platte North NRD Director Clint Johannes as the lower Platte River basin representative. Johannes had served on the Commission since 2000 and was presented the Lower Platte South NRD's Tributary Award during the caucus.

Karen Amen

Soil Awareness Effort

The United Nations has declared 2015 The International Year of Soils, to increase awareness to the profound importance of soil to human life. Emphasis is also on sustainable management policies for soil resources.

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Lake/Pond Workshop
The NRD, NE Extension, NE Department of Environmental Quality and NE Game & Parks are offering a workshop for landowners who make pond or lake management decisions. Common management problems like algae, leaks, undesirable fish, fish kills, clarity and more will be covered, along with how to develop a management plan. The event will be at the NRD office, 3125 Portia Street, Lincoln, on Wednesday, March 4, starting at 6:00 PM. The workshop is free, but pre-registration is required or phone 402-634-2981. Upper Salt 35-A