Developing Nebraska's Natural Resources...
Protecting Lives,
Protecting Property,
Protecting the Future

UNL publication providing information and treatment of bagworms, webworms and tent caterpillars.

Bagworms    pdf N-CORPE Factsheet

NCORPE is accepting sealed bids until April 21st, 2017 for wildfire relief grazing. One unit is available for bidding. The bids shall be submitted only once and no counter bidding will be available. All bids need to be mailed to:


Attn: Wildfire Relief Sealed Bid

24871 S. Lone Star Rd.

North Platte, NE 69101


Requirements for bid acceptance:

Property owned effected by wildfire within the last 12 months.  (Rental properties do not qualify.)

320 or more acres affected.

Reside within one of the following NRD districts:  Upper Republican, Middle Republican, Lower Republican, and Twin Platte.

No partnerships on cattle.

Opportunity is for a maximum of 50 cow/calf pairs & 2 bulls or 92 stockers.


For further details, please visit our website at: or contact Bill Sellers, office 308-534-6752, mobile 308-414-2140

Watch this awesome, informative video about the augmentation project south of North Platte

The Platte - Republican Diversion Project Interlocal Agreement will have a Board meeting on Thursday, March 16th, 2017, at 2 pm in Holdrege, Nebraska, at the Tri-Basin Natural Resources District located at 1723 Burlington Street.

pdf 2016 Project Report

Click on the link below to go to the DNR website to look up wells.  At the bottom of the page you can access On-line Options and Information which has forms you may need to change ownership, making a well inactive, modification, etc.

  pdf Occupation Tax Letter     pdf Occupation Tax Exempt Form 2017

*Please note that beginning in 2018, both the Owner and Operator may be required to sign the form.

pdf Chemigation Rules and Regulations Effective 3-19-2015

Chemigation Form located at the top right of this page under DOWNLOAD FORMS

pdf Chemigation Form Instructions

Click on the link with the compatible excel for your computer and enable editing on the bar at the top.  Choose meter type, type in Field Name and click on Make Field.  At the bottom of the screen is a tab with the Field Name you just entered.  Click on that and it will take you into the calculator sheet. 

  spreadsheet Calculator for Excel 2003                     default Calculator for Excel 2010

UNL link to simple version:

calculatorapp Water Meter Calculator App

This University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension iPhone app will help irrigators calculate the amount of water pumped by their irrigation pumping plant.

The Water Meter Calculator App allows the user to store data, such as field size in acres, flow meter units and allocation and annual irrigation caps for each field.

The app is available for download at the Apple App Store for $1.99.  It is also available in the Google Play store.

  pdf Employment Application

Available while supplies last.  Currently we have 50 sensors available.

  pdf Soil Moisture Sensor Application - 1 Set     pdf Soil Moisture Sensor Application - 2 Sets

  pdf Soil Moisture Sensor Application - 3 Sets     pdf Soil Moisture Sensor Application - 4 Sets

If you are wanting more than 4 Sets, please contact your local NRCS office or our main office in Alma for an accurate application.

Soil cards will be given with each set so the loggers can be read correctly.  To find correct soil type click on this link -

pdf Kansas Nebraska Ruling 2-24-2015

DNR Press Release     Governor Ricketts Press Release

pdf Republican River Compact Admin News Release

Lower Republican NRD | 30 North John Street | P.O. Box 618 | Alma, NE 68920 | Phone: 308.928.2182 / 800.353.1297 | E-mail: lrnrd @