Upper Niobrara White NRD

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

October

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Veteran’s Day!
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NRD office will be closed to observe Veteran’s Day!

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Regular Board Mtng
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Thanksgiving Day!
All Day

NRD office will be closed to observe Thanksgiving Day!!

Spend time with those closest to you

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Friday after Thanksgiving Day!
All Day

NRD office will be closed to allow staff members time with family members!

Have a safe weekend!

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Press Releases

  • POSTER CONTEST!

    Please contact Tricia Goes at goes@unwnrd.org for more information regarding the 2020 Poster Contest! All local posters will need to be received by the NRD office on or before November 6, 2020!  Happy creating!

  • UNWNRD Staff Reading Irrigation Flow Meters

    Attention Producers and Landowners: For the next several weeks, staff from the Upper Niobrara White NRD will be obtaining flow readings from irrigation systems.  During this time, personnel on ATV's or UNWNRD vehicles will be seen entering and exiting fields.  If you have any questions or concerns please call UNWNRD office at 308-432-6190. Thanks for […]

  • Watershed Flood Prevention and Operations Funding

    Box Butte Creek WFPO RFP-July 2020 Funding approved for Watershed Projects across Nebraska The Upper Niobrara White NRD receives funding for the Box Butte Creek Watershed Plan LINCOLN -- The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) announced that five Natural Resources Districts in Nebraska received over $4.5 million in Watershed Flood Prevention and Operations (WFPO) […]

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.

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