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

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February 2020

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Envirothon

Envirothon
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Nebraska Envirothon is a competition designed for high school students (9-12th grades) to test their knowledge about the environment. Five-member teams compete at the regional level in seven environmental study subjects. They are soils, aquatics, forest-ry, policy, wildlife, range and a current issue topic calle , ...

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Chemigation Training in Alliance

Chemigation Training in Alliance
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nebraska Extension will conduct chemigation certification training sessions beginning in February through early June at Scottsbluff, Sidney, Bridgeport, Alliance and Valentine, as well as other sites around Nebraska, such as Ogallala, North Platte and Ainsworth.
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Regular Board Meeting

Regular Board Meeting
2:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Presidents’ Day! OFFICE CLOSED!

Presidents’ Day! OFFICE CLOSED!
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NRD office will be closed today!

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Local Working Group Meeting

Local Working Group Meeting
10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will hold a Local Working Group meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the UNWNRD Office, 430 East 2nd Street Chadron, NE. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss natural resources conservation pr , ...

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IMP Mtng-Rushville

IMP Mtng-Rushville
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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UNWNRD IMP2011- FINAL

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Water Education Day-Alliance

Water Education Day-Alliance
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

UNWNRD Water Education Meeting
February 25, 2020
Alliance Eagles Club, Alliance NE

9:30 a.m. Welcome

9:40 a.m. How Cover Crops Add to your Bottom Line
Dale Strickler- Green Cover Crops

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. 2019 Disaster Recovery Technical Assistance
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Press Releases

  • The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) Board of Directors voted to accept applications for 2020 to allow irrigation wells and additional irrigated acres in groundwater management sub-area 3, or southern Sheridan County, for the second year. Sub Area 3 2020 Final

  • Applications will be accepted through Friday, February 14, 2020. Tech Job Ann_2020 Technician Job Discription_2020 Please find job applications at the bottom of the "About" page.  Feel free to contact the office with any further questions.  

  • The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service will hold a Local Working Group meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the UNWNRD Office, 430 East 2nd Street Chadron, NE. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss natural resources conservation program priorities. An agenda of […]

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.