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Nebraska Association of Resources Districts
Nebraska Department of Natural Resources
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Water Center
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension
Nebraska Legislature
Nebraska Rainfall Assessment and Information Network
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality
Nebraska Health and Human Services
United States Geological and Survey Division


"Conservation is the 'Nature' of Our Business"
  The Upper Big Blue NRD works closely with many entities, organizations and individuals in both the private and the public sector on state and federal levels.  Below are links that you might find beneficial:
  National Links   Federal Agencies

The White House Web Page  Write the President an email.
U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate
Senate Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee  This site was created so that interested persons may obtain information on the Committee's agenda, schedule and hearings and also to offer links to other important agriculture resources.
Library of Congress The nation's oldest federal cultural institution.  The Library preserves a collection of more than 119 million items, more than two-thirds of which are in media other than books. These include the largest map, film, and television collections in the world.


USDA - U.S. Department of Agriculture
USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)
USDA - U.S. Forest Service
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Missouri River Division
EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
U.S. Census Bureau  The Mission - To be the preeminent collector and provider of timely, relevant, and quality data about the people and economy of the United States.
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Nebraska Resources
U.S. Federal Government Agencies Directory

  Nebraska's U.S. Senators   Nebraska's U.S. House of Representatives

Mike Johanns
Deb Fischer


Jeff Fortenberry
Adrian Smith
Lee Terry

  State Agencies   Agricultural Groups

State of Nebraska Official Website
Nebraska Legislature Online
Nebraska Department of Natural Resources State Data Bank.
Nebraska Health and Human Services Regulation & Licensure
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Hunting, Fishing, Recreation, and Wildlife information.
Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality


World Wide Ag Network  Gives you FREE access to cash and futures commodity market quotes, options markets, Project A quotes, charts, ag news, weather, and market comments.
Future Farmers of America FFA

Cooperative Extension
KRVN  The Best Farm Station in the Nation.

  Water Resources   Weather

Nebraska Water Center - UNL

Conservation and Survey Division - UNL  Mapping, GIS.          

Nebraska Current Stream Flow
USGS Water Resources Page

USGS Well Network Page for Upper Big Blue NRD                       National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD)
Ground Water Management Districts Association (GMDA)
Nebraska Groundwater Foundation                           

National Water Resources Association  Is a nonprofit federation of state organizations whose membership includes rural water districts, municipal water entities, commercial companies and individuals.


Drought Monitor  The Palmer Drought Severity Index (PDSI) is updated weekly by the Climate Prediction Center. It is based on rainfall, temperature and historic data, and is computed based on a complex formula devised by W.C. Palmer in 1965.
Hastings Weather Service Local  Hastings National Weather Service's Radar.
Storm Prediction Center - Norman, Oklahoma  This is where storm watches are developed.
The Weather Channel 
Nebraska National Weather Service






Nebraska's 23 Natural Resources Districts (Headquarters)


Central Platte NRD (Grand Island)

Lewis & Clark NRD (Hartington)
Little Blue NRD (Davenport)
Lower Big Blue NRD (Beatrice)
Lower Elkhorn NRD (Norfolk)
Lower Loup NRD (Ord)

Lower Niobrara NRD (Butte)
Lower Platte North NRD (Wahoo)
Lower Platte South NRD (Lincoln)

Lower Republican NRD (Alma)

Middle Niobrara NRD (Valentine)


Middle Republican NRD (Curtis)
Nemaha NRD (Tecumseh)

North Platte NRD (Scottsbluff)
Papio -Missouri River NRD (Omaha)
South Platte NRD (Sidney)
Tri-Basin NRD (Holdrege)
Twin Platte NRD (North Platte)
Upper Elkhorn NRD (O'Neill)

Upper Loup NRD (Thedford)
Upper Niobrara-White NRD (Chadron)
Upper Republican NRD (Imperial)

You are currently visiting the Upper Big Blue NRD (York).




Nebraska Association of Resources Districts

The Nebraska Association of Resources Districts (NARD) is the trade association for Nebraska's 23 Natural Resources Districts. NARD has four full-time employees, and is governed by a 23 member board made up of directors from individual districts. NARD is funded by contributions from the NRDs.        





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