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.

Job Announcement: Assistant Manager

The Little Blue Natural Resources District (NRD), an equal opportunity employer, has an immediate opening for an Assistant Manager. The Assistant Manager is under the general supervision of the General Manager. The Assistant Manager will assist in the day to day operations, supervision of staff and coordination with the subcommittees and the Board of Directors.
LBNRD Staff In The Field

LBNRD Staff In The Field

This summer, you may have seen the Little Blue NRD vehicles out and about throughout the district.  Ever wonder what they were doing?
Liberty Cove Hay Bids

Liberty Cove Hay Bids

The Little Blue NRD will be taking sealed bids for the privilege of cutting, baling and removing the standing prairie hay on the following area: Liberty Cove Recreation Area – 1.5 miles west, 2 miles south and 0.5 miles west of Lawrence, NE (approx. 64.9 acres). Hay to be harvested and removed from the area between July 15 and August 15, 2019.
 Landowners in Big Sandy Watershed Eligible for Water Quality Funding

 Landowners in Big Sandy Watershed Eligible for Water Quality Funding

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.

Youth Fishing Tournament

The 2019 Little Blue Natural Resources District Youth Fishing Tournament at the Liberty Cove and Lone Star Recreation Areas kicked off Memorial Day Weekend! This tournament is to encourage youth and their families to embrace the outdoors and engage in the sport of fishing.  This is a free tournament to all youth age fifteen and under at time of photo submission. No pre-registration is necessary. Thank you to our sponsors - Cabelas & Bass Pro Shops for the wonderful fishing poles!

Registration Open for Water Jamboree

Registration is now open for the 2019 Water Jamboree to be held September 25 & 26 at Liberty Cove Recreation Area near Lawrence, Nebraska.  This event is open to 5th & 6th-grade students in the counties of Adams, Clay, Fillmore, Jefferson, Nuckolls, Thayer & Webster. 

Crystal Springs Gets Facelift

What happened to the trees at Crystal Springs? Crystal Springs is a 73-acre park located on the outskirts of Fairbury that offers camping, fishing, and other recreational activities. The spring-fed lakes provide a unique opportunity for open water during migration to...