New Groundwater Program May Help Farmers and Endangered Birds

December 15th, 2015

By Ariana Brocious

Lincoln, NE – Nebraska irrigates more farmland than any state in the nation, and a lot of that water is pumped from underground. A new program for sharing Nebraska’s groundwater may help both farmers and endangered species.

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Navigating Airboat and Jeep Recreation on Nebraska Rivers

September 28th, 2015

By Ariana Brocious

Recreational airboating and “jeeping” — driving down the channel when water is low – are how many Nebraskans enjoy their local rivers. But some riverside residents say they’re concerned by the noise and what they see as disregard for the environment

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High Water in the Platte Basin

September 4th, 2015

By Ariana Brocious

It’s been a big water year on the Platte. This year’s wet spring sent as much water down the Platte River in two months as usually passes through in an average year.

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