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  • UENRD Budget Notice for FY 2021-2022
    For the Budget Notice Click Here
  • Updates to the UENRD Groundwater Management Plan Effective October 1, 2021
    Order of Publication UENRD Groundwater Management Plan Rules and Regulations Effective 10.1.2021
  • Groundwater Irrigated Acre Signup Scheduled for October
    Upper Elkhorn NRD To Hold Groundwater Irrigated Acre Expansion Sign-Up In October  The Upper Elkhorn NRD will be taking applications for the expansion of new groundwater irrigated acres during the month of October for the 2022 growing season.  The sign up is not on a first come first served basis; but, based on a ranking criteria […]
  • Chemigation Deadline June 1!
    The deadline for renewal chemigation applications is June 1!  Anyone wishing to run fertilizer/chemicals through their center pivot irrigation system will need to submit an application for chemigation to the Natural Resources District.  Renewal Chemigation Applications were mailed out in January to Cooperators who permitted chemigation sites within the Upper Elkhorn NRD in 2020.  These […]
  • 2021 Nebraska State Envirothon Held at Lake Wanahoo
    Nebraska Envirothon a Success at Lake Wanahoo 04/29/2021LINCOLN, Nebraska – High schoolers from across Nebraska – and a few pelicans – descended on Lake Wanahoo for the 29th annual Nebraska State Envirothon April 28. Ord High School took home the championship along with $1,500 and will represent Nebraska at the National Conservation Foundation (NCF) Envirothon […]
  • UENRD Awards Senior Scholarships
    Upper Elkhorn NRD Awards 2021 Senior Scholarships Each year the Upper Elkhorn NRD awards three scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the district.  These are students who have chosen to pursue a career in a field related to agriculture, natural resources or the environment.  This year’s recipients are Kirsten Krebs of Pope John XXIII […]
  • Deadline Looming to Certify Groundwater Irrigated Acres in UENRD
    Deadline Looming to Certify Groundwater Irrigated Acres Within the Upper Elkhorn NRD The Upper Elkhorn NRD has begun sending out Final Notices for the Certification of Groundwater Irrigated Acres.  We encourage anyone receiving their Final Notice to get their Groundwater Irrigated Acres certified by the end of the year.  Anyone who does not certify their groundwater […]