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Welcome to Tri-Basin Natural Resources District

Tri-Basin NRD operates a district-wide Groundwater Management Area to protect groundwater quality and quantity.

Tri-Basin Natural Resources District is the local government agency which is responsible for protection of natural resources in Gosper, Phelps and Kearney Counties in South Central Nebraska. Tri-Basin NRD is unique among Nebraska’s 23 NRDs because it includes portions of three different river basins: the Republican, the Platte, and the Little Blue Basin. There are 13 members of TBNRD’s Board of Directors, 12 of whom are elected from designated sub-districts and one at-large member. The vision of Tri-Basin NRD, as set forth by these directors, is to work cooperatively with District residents and others to promote good stewardship of land and water resources. Tri-Basin NRD operates a district-wide Groundwater Management Area to protect groundwater quality and quantity.

Tri-Basin NRD Vision

The vision (overall goal) for Tri-Basin NRD is to "work cooperatively with District residents to promote good stewardship of land and water resources."

Tri-Basin NRD Mission

Tri-Basin NRD's mission is to "manage, conserve and protect the District's land and water resources." This mission will be accomplished by protecting the quality and quantity of surface water and groundwater, reducing soil erosion and flooding, promoting agricultural best management practices, forestry and wildlife habitat preservation. These tasks can only be accomplished by working cooperatively with local residents and agencies of local, state and federal government.

Tri-Basin Natural Resources District

Tri-Basin Natural Resources District

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Recent News

NOTICE TO BIDDERS Tri-Basin Natural Resources District, hereinafter called the NRD, desires to receive sealed bids for herbicide application on several NRD-operated drainage ditches in Kearney County located in T8N, R15W and R16W in Kearney County. Said bids must be prepared on bid forms supplied by...