About Upper Big Blue NRD

About Upper Big Blue NRD

The mission of the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District is to be a leader in conserving, protecting, developing, and managing the natural resources of this district for the health and welfare of the people of the district.

More than 56,000 citizens rely on the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District (NRD) to provide direction and assistance in the wise use, conservation and development of our soil, water and related natural resources. The NRD is dedicated to the conservation and careful development of natural resources to serve everyone’s needs.

The 8 Pillars of Natural Resources Management

water icon
Water
soil icon
Soil
urban icon
Urban Conservation
flood storm icon
Flood Control
trees icon
Trees & Wildlife Habitat
Rec area icon
Recreation
land horizon icon
Grazing Land
ranger person icon
Education

Recent News

The Upper Big Blue NRD provides thousands of trees across the district annually, however, 2022 was an exceptional year for NRD trees as it was the celebration of 50 years of Nebraska’s Natural...
Educational Capital Projects Fund Provides Hands-On Learning Each year, the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District sets aside $10,000 for capital projects that provide an educational benefit for...
Severe weather conditions are a way of life on the Great Plains, and Nebraskans are familiar with how such conditions impact our crops, livestock, and gardens. But what about trees? The extremes of...