Your Local Partners in Conservation Since 1972

With expert knowledge, intimate understanding of the needs of the region, and commitment to fair, local governance, we serve people and communities through a range of conservation activities. From partnering with ag producers to improving life for all residence by assuring access to healthy drinking water and recreation areas, the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District provides a vital service in Adams, Butler, Clay, Fillmore, Hamilton, Polk, Saline, Seward, and York Counties.  Read More >>>

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During April 2020, NRD staff measured roughly 500 observation wells throughout the district. The goal of these well measurements is to determine...Read More

Interseeder Research Collaboration Makes Cover Crops Accessible for Local Producers

On a hot, dry, and extremely windy day in...Read More
Rodney Verhoeff joined the staff  in June as the new assistant general manager. Verhoeff’s resume is impressive,...Read More