Little Blue NRD

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NRD News

Pumpage Reports Due

Please turn in completed pumpage reports to the Little Blue NRD office by December 31, 2019.

Fall Water Levels

2019 Fall Static Water Levels are up from the fall of 2018! Last year the fall colored water level map had changes that ranged from declines shown in red, and rises shown in blue.  This fall there was difficulty finding enough differing shades of blue to depict the water table rises across the district!  On the change map the weighted average rise for Geologic Unit 1 was +2.57, for Geologic Unit 2 the change was a +1.56.  This is the 2nd largest fall rise, the District averaged an increase of +3.20 feet from the fall of 1992 to 1993.

Nebraska Buffer Strip Program

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.

Job Announcement: Field Office Secretary

Applications are due November 15, 2019. The Little Blue Natural Resources District (LBNRD) is accepting applications for a Field Office Secretary to work in the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Office in Hebron and Nelson Nebraska.  The Field Office Secretary is a full-time position which will work under the daily supervision of the office’s Resources Conservationist in carrying out secretarial functions identified on the Job Description.  The candidate must be a team player, able to work directly with other professional staff persons as well as independently and be proficient in carrying out specific job duties. 

Twin Valley Weed Management Area – Tree Programs Announced

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.

Upcoming Events

November 2019
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October 27, 2019 October 28, 2019 October 29, 2019 October 30, 2019 October 31, 2019 November 1, 2019 November 2, 2019
November 3, 2019 November 4, 2019 November 5, 2019 November 6, 2019 November 7, 2019 November 8, 2019 November 9, 2019
November 10, 2019 November 11, 2019 November 12, 2019 November 13, 2019 November 14, 2019 November 15, 2019 November 16, 2019
November 17, 2019 November 18, 2019 November 19, 2019 November 20, 2019 November 21, 2019 November 22, 2019 November 23, 2019
November 24, 2019 November 25, 2019 November 26, 2019 November 27, 2019 November 28, 2019 November 29, 2019 November 30, 2019

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