Little Blue NRD
Protecting Lives. Protecting Property. Protecting the Future.
Croplands adjacent to perennial and seasonal streams, ponds and wetlands can be enrolled in the buffer strip program. This program is designed to filter agrichemicals such as fertilizer and pesticides before they enter surface and groundwater supplies.
Land eligible for enrollment in this program is cropland adjacent to perennial streams, intermittent streams, wetlands or permanent bodies of water or existing buffer strips established after January 1, 1996 along these areas.
The Little Blue Natural Resources District (NRD), an equal opportunity employer, has an immediate opening for a Media and Communications Specialist. This employee will be responsible for news articles, public information and publications, general presentations, and displays about the District’s activities and goals.
The highly successful Eastern Republican and Little Blue Riparian Improvement Project continues ongoing efforts to eradicate invasive species, control vegetation in stream channels, and improve riparian habitat along the Republican and Little Blue Rivers and their tributaries within eight of the Twin Valley Weed Management Area (TVWMA) counties.
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service is working with landowners in the Big Sandy watershed to protect water quality. Funds are available to landowners within this watershed through the Water Quality Initiative to install conservation practices that improve water quality. The deadline to sign up for these funds has been extended to July 19. Landowners interested in applying for conservation practice funds should visit their local NRCS office.