ABOUT US

The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District covers 28 communities and approximately 1,031,000 acres of land in east-central Nebraska. The district’s population is roughly 60,000, almost equally divided between urban and rural residents.

The district encompasses land that drains into a stretch of the Platte River from south of Columbus to Ashland. Approximately 70 miles of the river flow directly through or border the district. It is our mission to ensure responsible and sustainable use of the natural resources within our district’s borders.

Lake Wanahoo nrd recreation area

WHAT WE DO

Conservation

• Water
• Rural Water Systems
• Forestry and Wildlife
• Watersheds and Flood Damage Reduction
• Programs

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Education

Read about educational events, presentations and workshops.

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Recreation

The Lower Platte North NRD has several recreation areas to enjoy hiking, biking, fishing and more.

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Forms & Permits

Access all Lower Platte North NRD forms and permits here

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Pay rural water bill

Pay your rural water bill here

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Upcoming events

Board Meeting

January 14, 2019 1:30 p.m.

February 11, 2019 1:30 p.m.

March 11, 2019 6:00 p.m.

April 8, 2019 6:00 p.m.

May 13, 2019 6:00 p.m.

June 10, 2019 6:00 p.m.

July 8, 2019 6:00 p.m.

August 12, 2019 6:00 p.m.

September 9, 2019 6:00 p.m.

October 14, 2019 6:00 p.m.

November 11, 2019 4:00 p.m.

December 9, 2019 1:30 p.m.

Committee Meetings

Operations-Education-Rural Water

January 2, 2019 8:30 a.m.

Water

January 2, 2019 5:00 p.m.

Executive

January 3, 2019 8:00 a.m.

Projects

January 3, 2019 9:30 a.m.

Special Meetings & Hearings

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