Upper Niobrara White Natural Resource District

Serving the citizens of Box Butte, Dawes, Sheridan and most of Sioux Counties. We are dedicated to the conservation of natural resources of Northwest Nebraska.

Projects & Programs

Agriculture

Conservation

Education

Groundwater

Upcoming Events

May 2024

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May Regular Board Meeting
9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District will hold a Regular Board Meeting, at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday May 9, 2024 at the UNWNRD Office, 430 East 2nd Street, Chadron NE. An agenda of the matter to be considered at such date, time, and place is kept continually current, and is available for public inspection by , ...
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Press Releases

  • May Regular Board Meeting

    The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District will hold a Regular Board Meeting, at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday May 9, 2024 at the UNWNRD Office, 430 East 2nd Street, Chadron NE. An agenda of the matter to be considered at such date, time, and place is kept continually current, and is available for public inspection […]

  • April Regular Board Meeting

    The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District will hold a Regular Board Meeting, at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday April 11, 2024 at the UNWNRD Office, 430 East 2nd Street, Chadron NE. An agenda of the matter to be considered at such date, time, and place is kept continually current, and is available for public inspection […]

  • There’s Still Time To Order Trees

    There's still time to order trees for planting in 2024 with most species available.  Trees will be delivered and ready for pick-up in mid-April. Tree Order Form Hand Plant 2024

  • Chemigation Permits due June 1

    Chemigation permits must be renewed by June 1, 2024.  Those not submitted by June 1st will be considered new permits. 2024 Chemigation Permit 

We’re Hiring!

The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resource District is hiring for a Conservation Programs Specialist. The position is full time. Job duties include chemigation permits and inspections, planning education outreach events, and managing social media pages. 

Plant Trees and Help Secure a Green Future

Conservation Trees benefit both people and animals. They shade and shelter homes, reduce soil erosion, protect crops and livestock, provide food and cover for wildlife, buffer noise, provide valuable products and add beauty to our landscape.

If you or your family has recently had a new addition born in the Upper Niobrara White NRD (Dawes, Box Butte, Sheridan or Northern Sioux counties), we would be happy to donate a tree seedling or shrub for you to plant in their honor. Call for species availability.

Phone:
(308) 432-6190

Fax:
(308) 432-6187

Mailing Address:
430 East Second Street
Chadron, Nebraska 69337

For specific contact information related to UNWNRD Board and Staff, please see the ‘About Us’ page.

To learn more about Nebraska’s NRDs, please see the ‘Links’ page.