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The Middle Republican Natural Resources District is responsible for the protection of the natural resources and assists landowners in planning, funding, and applying conservation practices.

 

Public Hearing Notice & Agenda for Rules & Regulations 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

The Middle Republican Natural Resources District will hold a public hearing for the purpose of receiving testimony with regard to proposed revisions to the rules and regulations for the Ground Water Management Area for the Middle Republican Natural Resources District.  The hearing will be at the Curtis Community Center, 201 Garlick Avenue, in Curtis Nebraska on November 14, 2017, at 7:30 PM.  Written testimony may be sent to the Middle Republican Natural Resources District at PO Box 81, Curtis, Nebraska, 69025.  Wr

November Regular Meeting Notice & Agenda 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

The Middle Republican Natural Resources District Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 7:30 PM at the Curtis Community Center, 201 Garlick Avenue, Curtis, Nebraska.  The agenda, kept current, is available during regular business hours at the NRD office in Curtis.  Individuals requiring physical or sensory accommodations should call the NRD at 308-367-4281 or 800-873-5613 five days prior to the meeting.

Reminder on Irrigation Usage

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The 2013-2017 allocation period is in its last year, along with that has come several questions about water usage and penalties. The MRNRD Board of Directors has approved the next allocation period for 2018- 2022 and producers will have 60” allocation plus an allowable reserve of up to 12” (IF YOU HAVE IT AVAILABLE OR AS ADJUSTED FOR PENALTIES IMPOSED BY OVERUSE) from the 2013-2017 allocation period.

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New USGS Map of High Plains Aquifer Represents Conditions After Enacting Changes to Ag Management Practices

Monday, February 27, 2017

Water-level changes from 2002 to 2015 were examined in wells screened in the High Plains aquifer within the Republican River Basin and the results are now available in a 

USDA TO INVEST $150 MILLION THROUGH CONSERVATION STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM TO HELP IMPROVE WORKING LANDS

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced yesterday that $150 million in funding is available for agricultural producers through the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), USDA’s largest conservation program that helps producers voluntarily improve the health and productivity of private and Tribal working lands.