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May 13, 2022
Olsson to Present Rewrite of Central Platte NRD’s Groundwater Management Plan Olsson Engineering of Lincoln will present the rewrite of the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Groundwater Management Plan to the CPNRD Board of Directors on Thursday, May 26, 2022. In July 2019, Olsson was selected to rewrite the NRD’s Groundwater Management Plan (GMP) […]
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April 22, 2022
Central Platte NRD Board Meeting held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 28, 2022 CPNRD office located at 215 Kaufman Ave. Grand Island, NE 68803. Contact 308-385-6282 for details. Update on Central Platte NRD’s Flood Design Projects John Petersen, JEO Project Manager, gave updates on the Elm/Turkey Creek and Lower Wood River watershed design plans at […]
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April 19, 2022
Arbor Day is Friday, April 29th….. how are you planning to celebrate this Nebraska-born holiday with your class? Would you like to give a tree seedling to each of your students? The Central Platte NRD staff will deliver Ponderosa Pine seedlings for your classroom at no cost.  Ponderosa pines are native to Nebraska and can […]
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April 19, 2022
Central Platte NRD is looking for volunteers to serve as classroom guides and presenter assistants at the upcoming Nebraska Children’s Groundwater Festival on Tuesday, May 17th at Central Community College and College Park in Grand Island, Nebraska. Classroom Guides work for four-hour shifts and are matched with one of the 37 fifth-grade school groups attending […]
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April 18, 2022
JEO to Update Central Platte NRD Board on Flood Design Projects JEO Consulting Group will provide updates on the Lower Wood River and Elm/Turkey Creek watershed design plans at the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (NRD) Board of Directors meeting on Thursday, April 28, 2022. In 2021, Central Platte NRD received Watershed Flood Prevention and […]
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March 11, 2022
Board of Directors meetings are open to the public. Meeting held 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 24, 2022 Bell Reports on Health & Water Quality Research to Central Platte NRD Board Jesse Bell, PhD and director of the Claire M. Hubbard Professor of Water, Climate and Health Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center presented […]
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February 28, 2022
The Richard Plautz Crane Viewing site in Gibbon is a busy place during spring crane migration and new upgrades now provide better accessibility. Located at the intersection of Elm Island and Lowell roads, the site has two elevated wooden viewing decks, concrete walking trail and a parking lot to provide a safe area for the […]
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February 11, 2022
NEBRASKA’S LAST BEST CHANCE TO SAVE THE SOUTH PLATTE RIVER The Platte River, including the South Platte River tributary, runs about 400 miles through the heart of Nebraska from its western border with Colorado to the Missouri River. In Nebraska, the basin supports a population of well over one million people, including Lincoln and portions […]
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February 10, 2022
Board of Directors Meeting 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 24, 2022 215 Kaufman Avenue, Grand Island NE 68803 Central Platte NRD Crane Viewing Sites Ready for Spring Crane Migration (GRAND ISLAND, NE) – The newly upgraded Richard Plautz Crane Viewing site in Gibbon is ready for the spring crane migration.  Jesse Mintken, Central Platte Natural […]
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January 14, 2022
Municipal Water Bank Approved by Central Platte NRD Board The Central Platte Natural Resources District’s (CPNRD) Board of Directors approved an agreement to add a municipal component to the CPNRD’s water bank for managed development of new uses of water for municipal and industrial uses by the cities within the District. CPNRD will administer the […]
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