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

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Urban Conservation
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Flood Control
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Trees & Wildlife Habitat
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Grazing Land
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Recent News

On September 21, 2023, the Upper Big Blue Board of Directors voted to move Zone 4 to a Phase II Management Area, beginning January 2024. This was based on the monitoring well sample results for the...
Hall of Fame and Conservation Award Winners Recognized for Success LINCOLN, Nebraska – Natural resources stakeholders and subject matter experts will be in Kearney for the annual Nebraska Natural...
Soil health field day yields new insights for area farmers When input costs went through the roof in 2021 and 2022, Fillmore County farmer Jordan Uldrich decided that he needed a better strategy for...