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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.

 

Summer Internship Program

Friday, February 9, 2018

The Middle Republican NRD Summer Internship program employs college students who have an interest in natural resources management or agronomy.  The purpose of the internship program is to provide students a wide range of natural resources-related work with an emphasis on water management.  This is s full-time temporary position (mid-May to mid-August) that pays $10.00 per hour.  Working hours are 8AM to 5PM (sometimes later in evenings) Monday through Friday.  Work is mostly, but not exclusively, outdoors.  Interns will work with staff from the NRD, irrigation consultants, and producers. 

Summer Internship Program

Friday, February 9, 2018

The Middle Republican NRD Summer Internship program employs college students who have an interest in natural resources management or agronomy.  The purpose of the internship program is to provide students a wide range of natural resources-related work with an emphasis on water management.  This is s full-time temporary position (mid-May to mid-August) that pays $10.00 per hour.  Working hours are 8AM to 5PM (sometimes later in evenings) Monday through Friday.  Work is mostly, but not exclusively, outdoors.  Interns will work with staff from the NRD, irrigation consultants, and producers. 

MRNRD SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE

Friday, February 9, 2018

April 6, 2018 - Two $500.00 scholarships are available for high school students in the Middle Republican Natural Resources District.  Preference will be given to those applicants who plan to major in a natural resources or agricultural related field.  Applicants must live within the Middle Republican Natural Resources District as well, which consists of Frontier, Red Willow, Hitchcock, Hayes, and the southern half of Lincoln County.

Planting Trees in The Middle Republican NRD

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The Middle Republican NRD has many varieties of trees and shrubs available to landowners.  The trees may be purchased as hand plants (you plant the trees yourself) or as machine plants (the district plants them for you).  The tree planting crew, using a machine tree planter, is capable of planting thousands of seedlings in a day.  Here at the MRNRD, you can pick up a handy guide, “Conservation Trees for Nebraska” which allows you to study the trees available in your area.  Since 2007, 250,870 trees have been planted in our district.

February Regular Meeting Notice 2018

Friday, January 26, 2018

The Middle Republican Natural Resources District Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly meeting at Red Willow County Fairgrounds Community Building in backroom at West 5th and O Streets in McCook, Nebraska on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 1:30 P.M.  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.