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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Upper Big Blue Natural Resource District



To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the NRD office is currently closed to the public. Our staff is still working to serve you at this time! Please call (402-362-6601) or email us and we will respond as quickly as possible. Additionally, there is a drop box located out side of our building if you need to submit forms. Please call ahead if you are dropping off samples so that a staff person can be ready to assist you.


Recent News


(Original posted March 17; updated March 27, 2020)

The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District office (319 East 25th St,...Read More


Rev up your RV and dust off your camping gear. The Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District has set Friday, April 3, as the start date for the...Read More


Growing plots, compost bins, & rain barrels available to York gardeners

York resident Bob Sautter is itching for spring—for...Read More