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NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING REGARDING THE REPUBLICAN RIVER BASIN-WIDE PLAN

Monday, November 1, 2021

The Upper Republican Natural Resources District (NRD), Middle Republican NRD, Lower Republican NRD, Tri-Basin NRD, and the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (NeDNR) hereby provide notice that a public meeting related to the Republican River Basin-Wide Plan will be held on Monday, November 15, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. Central Time (1:00 p.m. Mountain Time). The meeting will take place at the Cambridge Community Building, 722 Patterson Street, Cambridge, NE.

WRCF Retirement Program

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

The Middle Republican NRD is offering a Permanent Irrigation Retirement Program in partnership with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources Water Resources Cash Fund.  The WRCF agreement will be used to determine depletion factors that apply to streamflow.  The Highest Depletion Zone offers will have a higher priority over lower depletion offers.  Signup deadline is December 31, 2021.  Please contact the MRNRD office in Curtis for more information.

November 2021 Regular Meeting Notice & Agenda

Thursday, September 9, 2021

The Middle Republican Natural Resources District Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 7:00 PM, at the Middle Republican NRD office, 208 Center Avenue, Curtis. The agenda, kept current, is available during regular business hours at the NRD office in Curtis.  Individuals wishing to attend may do so, please contact our office for further direction at 308-367-4281 or 800-873-5613.

5th Generation IMP Order

Friday, August 27, 2021

An IMP is jointly developed and adopted by NeDNR and an NRD for integrated surface water and groundwater management within the NRD. This IMP between NeDNR and MRNRD is required under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 46-715 (1)(a). The entirety of MRNRD was determined to be fully appropriated on July 16, 2004, under the requirements of LB962 Laws 2004, Sec. 60 (3)(b). Under this legislation, areas for which NeDNR had previously determined a joint action plan was necessary, under prior law, were designated as fully appropriated as of the operative date of LB962 (2004).

Watershed Plan and Environmental Assessment torehabilitate Blackwood Creek Site 11-A and Dry Creek South 2-A.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Public Scoping Notice

Blackwood Creek Site 11-A Supplemental Watershed Plan and Environmental Assessment,

Hayes County, Nebraska

Dry Creek South 2-A Supplemental Watershed Plan and Environmental Assessment

Red Willow County, Nebraska

 

MRNRD SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE

Monday, March 1, 2021

MRNRD Scholarship Available

April 12, 2021 - 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.

Public Notice of Public Hearing for Rules & Regulations

Friday, February 12, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

BY VIRTUE OF THE AUTHORITY VESTED IN THE MIDDLE REPUBLICAN NATURAL RESOURCES DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS BY REISSUE REVISED STATUTES OF NEBRASKA, SECTIONS 46-701 TO 46-754, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:

 

USDA Announces the funding of a EQIP WaterSMART Initiative Priority Area within the Middle Republican NRD

Thursday, February 4, 2021

The 31 WaterSMART Initiative Priority Areas for FY2021 are in 10 different western states, including one in the Middle Republican NRD Nebraska.  The Middle Republican NRD was awarded $523,215.00 through this initiative.

ONLINE OPEN MEETINGS LAW

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Link to the Open Meetings Law:     https://ago.nebraska.gov/open-meetings

 

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