NRD Responsibilities

The Lower Platte North NRD is dedicated to the conservation, preservation, and wise use of our natural resources.

Statutory Authority

Under Nebraska state law, NRDs are charged with:

Program Areas

To carry out these duties, the Lower Platte North NRD has developed a variety of programs. Get more information on our projects and programs here.


The Lower Platte North NRD often teams with other agencies to carry out projects, including:

Natural Resources Conservation Service - technical services and administration for many NRD programs

Nebraska Department of Natural Resources - funding for flood control and soil and water conservation projects

Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality - regulatory guidance and funding for pollution control efforts

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission - funding and administration for wildlife habitat and outdoor recreation projects

Nebraska Environmental Trust - grant funding for a wide variety of conservation-related projects

Other partners include cities, counties, extension offices, RC&D councils, other NRDs, and federal agencies.

Contact Us

Lower Platte North NRD
PO Box 126
Wahoo, NE 68066
toll-free 1.888.764.0543
Fax 402.443.5339

Office Hours

8 am - 4:30 pm M-F

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