ORD IS TOP TEAM AT NORTH CENTRAL ENVIROTHON
A team of students from Ord finished on top at the North Central Region Envirothon Contest hosted by the Lower Loup Natural Resources District in Columbus on March 5th. Read more.
DIRECTORS, STAFF HONORED FOR SERVICE TO NRD
Four Directors and four staff members from the Lower Loup Natural Resources District were honored for their years of service to the NRD at the Annual Awards Dinner in Ord on December 20, 2012. Read more.
LLNRD BOARD APPROVES GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT RULES CHANGES
Landowners who irrigate with water from a lagoon will be allowed to supplement that water with groundwater, if the irrigated acres were certified with the Lower Loup Natural Resources District prior to October 1st. Read more.
LOWER LOUP NRD BOARD CELEBRATES 40 YEARS OF SERVICE TO BASIN
The Lower Loup Natural Resources District and the state’s 22 other NRDs are celebrating 40 years of service to the residents of Nebraska. Read more.
HAYING AND GRAZING ALLOWED ON ACRES IN BUFFER STRIP PROGRAM
Ranchers and farmers affected by the on-going drought are reminded that land enrolled in the Nebraska Buffer Strip Program in the Lower Loup Natural Resources District can be hayed or grazed. Read more.
LOWER LOUP NRD BOARD APPROVES PIBEL LAKE REC AREA TRANSFER
The Lower Loup Natural Resources District Board of Directors has approved a quit claim deed from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the last step in transferring the Pibel Lake Recreation Area to the NRD. Read more.
LOWER LOUP NRD RECEIVES TRUST GRANT FOR FINAL YEAR OF IRRIGATION PROGRAM
The Lower Loup Natural Resources District has been approved for funding for the third year of a three-year “Irrigation Monitoring Program” from the Nebraska Environmental Trust. Read more.
NEW SUBDISTRICT BOUNDARIES APPROVED
New boundaries for the subdistricts in the Lower Loup Natural Resources District have been approved by the NRD’s Board of Directors. Read more.
LOWER LOUP NRD BOARD SETS PENALTY FOR ILLEGAL IRRIGATION
Irrigators who violate the Lower Loup Natural Resources District regulations prohibiting the irrigation of uncertified acres will face the loss of twice as many acres the following crop year. Read more.
LLNRD, UNIVERSITY MONITORING GROUNDWATER LEVELS
The Lower Loup NRD is working with the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln to install real-time groundwater-level monitoring equipment in dedicated monitoring wells across the District. Read more.
LLNRD OKAYS FUNDING FOR COLUMBUS LEVEE WORK
NRD funding totaling $839,964 to assist with the cost of recertifying levees that protect the lives and property of Columbus residents has been approved by the Lower Loup Natural Resources District Board of Directors. Read more.
FULLY APPROPRIATED DESIGNATION REVERSED
The Director of the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources announced March 30th that he had determined the lower Platte River Basin, including its Loup and Elkhorn River tributaries, was not fully appropriated. Read more.
LOWER LOUP BOARD APPROVES NEW GROUNDWATER RULES
The Lower Loup Natural Resources District Board of Directors gave approval to changes and additions to the NRD’s groundwater management rules following a public hearing in Ord September 27th. Read more.
To view the Lower Loup NRD's Groundwater Rules and Regulations, click here.
MEASURE RAIN WITH AN NERAIN GAUGE
With more showers hopefully on the way, volunteers are still being sought from townships in each of the counties served by the Lower Loup Natural Resources District for the NeRain program. NeRain is short for Nebraska Rainfall Assessment and Information Network. Read more.
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