Adopted Changes to the IMP and the Rules and Regs.
Join us on Facebook for news and information on NPNRD projects and programs!
Click to see the 2013 North Platte NRD Poster Contest!
Check out our Lisco-Oshkosh-Lewellen Ground water Quality Management Sub-Area page.
Trees are in! Contact our office or your local NRCS office for more information,
Check out our latest Edition of "Sowing the Seed"!


Hydrographs and Water Monitoring Interactive Maps

The North Platte NRD has one of the most extensive water monitoring programs in the country.  Staff collect data on ground water levels and water quality measurements routinely, and we have processed the data into an interactive map.  We have also developed animated timeline that shows our monitoring well program.  Click here to check out the timeline!

Monitoring Well Mapping 1

Click on the map above to see our interactive maps!


Platte River Basin-Wide Meeting

The Central Platte Natural Resources District, North Platte Natural Resources District, South Platte Natural Resources District, Tri-Basin Natural Resources District, Twin Platte Natural Resources District (collectively, the Platte Basin NRDs), and the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources (Department) hereby provide notice that a public meeting will be held on Thursday, June 19, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. CDT, at the Tri-Basin Natural Resources District office, 1723 Burlington St., Holdrege, Nebraska. As expressed in Goal 3, Objective 1 of the Plan, the purpose of this annual meeting is to review progress toward achieving the goals and objectives of the Basin-Wide Plan and the portions of individual NRD integrated management plans (IMPs) that implement the Basin-Wide Plan.

Click Here for public notice!

Summer Camp Opportunities

 The North Platte NRD encourages the youth of the District to get out and experience nature.  Here are three excellent opportunities that will allow students to learn about our natural environment from professionals in the field.  Two are located at the State 4-H Camp near Halsey, and the other camp is located here in our back yard.  The High Plains Science Camp and Adventure Camp (ACE) about the Environment are for students that have completed the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades.  Nebraska Youth Range Camp is for High School students.  Click here to go to our camps page.


Click here for Brochure

Click here for Application

Nebraska Youth Range Camp

Click here for brochure

Click here for application

High Plains Science Camp

More information to follow

Recharge Projects and Task Force Presentations 

The 517 Water Funding Task Force held a meeting and tour in Alliance October 11th.  After the tour, the task force ended up in Bridgeport for lunch.  The task force was charge by the Nebraska Legislature to find funding sources for water projects.  John Berge, General Manager, provided two separate presentations to the group.  The presentations are below.

Overview of North Platte NRD Ground Water Management

Surface Water Recharge Pilot Project for 517 Group

Click here for a radio interview about the Hoehn recharge project by NET.

ET Gauges Help with Irrigation Water Management 

UNL Extension Educator Gary Stone and UNL Soil and Nutrient Management Specialist, Dr. Gary Hergert explain a program on how evapotranspiration (ET) gauges can be used to help producers manage their water supply.

Click Here for the article.

Get Your Water Use Reports and Other Information via E-mail

The North Platte NRD is now providing various reports and information via e-mail. 

Click Here if you would like to get your 2014 Annual Ground Water Use Report via e-mail!

Click Here if you would like to update your address, phone, or e-mail!  If you have an update in ownership or operator, please call Jackie at 308-632-2749. 

Click Here if you would like to receive the North Platte NRD Newsletter and/or updates via e-mail. 


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The NRDs also have two apps available to download.  Just search NRD and download the apps for free.  The NRD Outdoor Recreation app displays information and maps to all the NRD operated recreational areas.  The Conservation Trees for Nebraska provides pictures and information on the trees recommend to be planted in Nebraska.  Both apps are available for Apple and Android.

Our Winter newsletter, click here to take a look.


The Nebraska Environmental Trust Fund has generously provided funds for North Platte NRD projects: the Aerial Geophysical (HEM) Survey .


Nebraska Environmental Trust!

North Platte NRD / 100547 Airport Rd / P.O. Box 280 / Scottsbluff NE  69363-0280

Phone: 308-632-2749 / Fax: 308-632-4346