About LCNRD - Mission
The Lewis & Clark Natural Resources District was created in 1972 by the Nebraska Legislature which combined 154 special purpose entities into 23 NRDs. Under the provisions of the NRD law, the District has the capability to develop and carry out plans and programs relating to:
The 23 Natural Resources Districts are funded by local property taxes to establish and manage resource projects in their area. Natural Resources Districts help respond to natural resources challenges with local control for local solutions. NRD’s work in partnership with other agencies and organizations such as the Natural Resources Conservation Service, Ne Game & Parks and local municipalities.
The Lewis and Clark Natural Resources District includes the eastern half of Knox County and the northern three-fourths of Cedar and Dixon Counties. Each of these counties Soil and Water Conservation Districts, along with the Antelope\Beaver Creek Watershed Districts and the Aowa Creek Watershed Project were combined into it. Representatives from each area of the district are elected to serve four-year terms on the Board of Directors.