Funds are available from both local and other sources for a variety of different projects.
This program is funded by a combination of State and local dollars for conservation practices such as terraces, waterways, grass/tree establishment, planned grazing systems, etc.
Submit applications in person between January 1 and June 1 each year at your local Natural Resources Conservation Service
Highest priority for approval is given to work that may be completed between July 1 and October 1 (fall harvest crop fields not eligible)
Second priority is fall work, contingent on available funds
Applications are required in advance for this cost-share program and are available at the NRD office or at the link on this website. You may sign up anytime. Work must be completed according to State regulations and by a licensed well contractor.
Abandoned Well Cost-Share Program Application
This program encourages landowners and counties to install structures that provide grade stabilization, flood control, erosion & sediment control, road protection, livestock water, recreation, and wildlife habitat.
Projects funded through this program must provide opportunities for natural resources related recreation, interpretation, or education in a primarily urban setting.
This program will not fund land acquisition, buildings (i.e. restrooms, picnic shelters, etc.), playground equipment, dirt work for parking lots or playgrounds/picnic areas, sidewalks that are not part of a planned trail system, decorative landscaping, signage that is not educational or interpretive .
Urban Special Projects Application
If you're interested in some cost-share assistance for conservation measures such as terraces, waterways, planned grazing systems, or small grade stabilization dams, the NRD might be able to help. For years...Read more...
Nemaha Natural Resources District