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October 23, 2023
RECEPTION/ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT The Central Platte Natural Resources District is accepting applications for a District Secretarial Position located at the Natural Resources Conservation Service – Grand Island Field Office. Office walk-in and telephone reception and administrative support for 4-5 employees. Requires computer skills (Microsoft Office); document preparation, filing & maintenance; supplies purchasing; client follow-up; and scheduling […]
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October 13, 2023
Board of Directors Meeting 2:00 p.m.  |  Thursday, October 26, 2023  CPNRD Office 215 Kaufman Ave. Grand Island NE 68803 BUSINESS Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call/Call to Order Excused Absences | Meeting Minutes | Public Forum NRCS Report Janelle Taubenheim, Resource Conservationist, Kearney Joe Krolikowski, District Conservationist, Grand Island Programs Committee   Prescribed Fire Program Pricing […]
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October 12, 2023
RECEPTION/ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT The Central Platte Natural Resources District is accepting applications for a District Secretarial Position located at the Natural Resources Conservation Service – Lexington Field Office. Office walk-in and telephone reception and administrative support for 4-5 employees. Requires computer skills (Microsoft Office); document preparation, filing and maintenance; supplies purchasing; client follow-up; and scheduling assistance. […]
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October 12, 2023
Nebraska Well Drillers Association working with Downey Drilling October 3, 2023  |  Dedication Ceremony  Monitoring Well to Enhance Education at Outdoor Learning Area  An educational monitoring well was added to the Outdoor Learning Area east of the Raising Nebraska Building at the Nebraska State Fairgrounds. The well was dug and dedicated Tuesday during a gathering […]
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October 12, 2023
RCPP: Ogallala Aquifer and Platte River Recovery Project Producers Encouraged to Apply for Irrigation Cost Share by November 17th Producers interested in improving water quality and quantity in their farming operations may apply for irrigation management funding now through November 17, 2023, at their local USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service office. Producers in the Central […]
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October 4, 2023
Planting tall grass prairies and wildflowers is vital for Nebraska’s wildlife. Stop in Central Platte NRD’s shop to visit with our staff to learn about the many wildlife species that they support. No RSVP necessary.  The seed is provided free as part of CPNRD’s initiative to increase grassland awareness & improve wildlife habitat in Nebraska. […]
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May 19, 2023
Producers are encouraged to attend a Fertigation/Chemigation Electrical Safety Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at the UNL Extension Education Room in Central City, Nebraska. Presenters will include David Carr, Central Platte Natural Resources District; Todd Bailey, Southern Public Power District; and Steve Melvin, UNL Extension. Producers will learn […]
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May 1, 2023
Central Platte NRD’s 1st annual birding event was a success! Thank you to the nearly 30 birders who attended – we’re looking forward to hosting another event in 2024. Congratulations to our Raffle Prize Winners: Krystal Spilger of Grand Island, Bonnie Clough of Lincoln, Cameron Rog of Grand Island, and Merriah Bockman of Grand Island. […]
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April 25, 2023
PSM Birding Event Saturday, April 29 | 8:00 – Noon Prairie Silver Moores Flood Cells (PSM) near Grand Island To celebrate Nebraska Bird Month, avian enthusiasts are invited to participate in CPNRD’s first bird-watching event near Grand Island. Bring a friend and explore nature’s wonders in these wetlands and grasslands, two of Nebraska’s most important […]
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March 27, 2023
PSM Birding Event              Saturday, April 29 | 8:00 – Noon Prairie Silver Moores Flood Cells (PSM) near Grand Island To celebrate Nebraska Bird Month, avian enthusiasts are invited to participate in CPNRD’s first bird watching event near Grand Island. Bring a friend and explore nature’s wonders in these wetlands […]
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