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Stuck Indoors???? Check Out our Activities!!

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The Middle Republican Natural Resource District recognizes the challenges that have been brought about due to the Covid-19 for the students, parents, and teachers.  We would like to give our support by  posting different home activities on our windows so the students can learn about our natural resources.

Please bring your kiddos and cell phones down to the Middle Republican NRD  to snap photos of the home activities on  Project Learning Tree  for your family to do inside the house  and outside the house!

Teleconference will be held for April Regular Meeting Notice 2020

Monday, February 24, 2020

The Middle Republican Natural Resources District Board of Directors will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 7:30 PM via teleconference pursuant to Governor Rickett’s Executive Order No. 20-03.  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.

Public Notice of Rules & Regulations

Friday, February 14, 2020

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:

 

Notice of Annual Meeting regarding the Republican River Basin-Wide Plan

Friday, February 14, 2020

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 Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. Central Time at the Cambridge Community Building, 722 Patterson St, Cambridge, NE 69022.

2020 ACE CAMP

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Adventure Camp on the Environment (ACE Camp) emphasizes plant-soil-animal relationships, range livestock management, wildlife, aquatics, forestry and water quality. The camp features field and classroom activities designed to provide a well rounded natural resources education.  

***Please fill out the Registration From as well as the Application for the Scholarship opportunity!  You must reside in the district where you are applying for a scholarship!

MRNRD SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE

Thursday, January 16, 2020

April 8, 2020 - 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.

NEW 2020 Chemigation Permit Information

Thursday, January 9, 2020

The MRNRD is proposing changes to the Chemigation Permit process.  These changes will be in line with current law and provide a clear understanding of the Chemigation Permitting to all potential chemigators. No one should begin to chemigate without a permit or they will be fined. 

The MRNRD’s Chemigation changes will be sent out several times before the deadline but this is first notice! Proposed changes will be open for comments at a public hearing.

      New are Renewal Permit deadline will be June 1st every year

Middle Republican NRD Tree Ordering & Planting Deadlines

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

We have a variety of trees and shrubs available to landowners.  Trees may be purchased as hand plants where you plant them yourselves, or as a machine planting where our staff will bring in the tree planting machine which is capable of planting thousands of seedlings a day.  If you are interested in us planting your trees/shrubs, the sign-up deadline is November 30thso please give our office a call at 308-367-4281 or your local NRCS office.  Order forms for the trees and shrubs available for purchase will be out in August and final orders will have to be turned in no later than F

DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR NATURAL RESOURCE CONSERVATION FUNDS APPROACHING

Monday, October 22, 2018

Farmers and ranchers interested in preventing erosion, improving soil health, conserving water and wildlife, or making any other natural resource conservation improvements to their property are encouraged to apply now for funding available from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Those interested in receiving funding should sign up before Nov. 16, 2018.

Conservation Funding Available for Irrigation Improvements Farmers in southwest Nebraska

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Producers in the Upper, Middle and Lower Republican NRDs in southwest Nebraska, which includes all or portions of Perkins, Chase, Dundy, Lincoln, Hayes, Hitchcock, Frontier, Red Willow, Furnas, Harlan, Franklin, Webster, and Nuckolls counties, may apply for funding to make irrigation system efficiency improvements.  Eligible conservation practices include: converting gravity systems to subsurface drip with a maximum payment of $1,000 per acre; permanently retiring end guns on pivots for $2,000 per acre; and installing high intensity soil moisture sensors for an approximate total of $5,000 o

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