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

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Press Releases

  • Now Accepting Conservation Award Nominations!

    Conservation Award Nomination 2021 NRD staff is now accepting applications for 2021 Conservation Awards.  If you know of someone who has shown outstanding conservation efforts or services with natural resources, fill out a nomination form and submit it back to the office by June 1, 2021.

  • Time to Plant Trees!

    For Immediate Release Feb. 19, 2021 Contact Megan Grimes, Public Relations Director Office: 402.471.7672 Cell: 402.419.4235 mgrimes@nrdnet.org Nebraska Tree Canopy in Decline, Planting More Important Than Ever Time is running out to order conservation trees from your Natural Resources District LINCOLN, Nebraska – Trees help soften the harsh climate of the Great Plains, but recent […]

  • Board Allows Additional Wells in Southern Sheridan County

    PR_Sub Area 3 2021 Final

  • **Public Scoping Meeting Comment Period has ENDED–Information archived

    UNWNRD hosted an online public scoping meeting to inform the public of the project and to gather input on the most relevant issues. The Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) has entered into an agreement to develop a watershed plan and environmental assessment document (Watershed Plan-EA) for the Box Butte Creek Watershed, under the […]

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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