Developing Nebraska's Natural Resources...
Protecting Lives,
Protecting Property,
Protecting the Future

Natural Resources Conservation Service

Since 1935, the NRCS has provided leadership in a partnership effort to help America’s private landowners and managers conserve soil, water and other natural resources.

 Nebraska Department of Natural Resources

NeDNR is a stage agency with responsibilities in the areas of groundwater, surface water, floodplain management, dam safety, natural resources planning, storage of natural resources and related data, and administration of state funds.


The Nebraska Rainfall Assessment and Information Network is a reporting program for precipitation by hundreds of volunteers across the state.  The Nebraska Natural Resources Districts and Nebraska Department of Natural Resources coordinate and administrate this program.

 National Association of Conservation Districts

An organization serving conservation districts by providing national leadership and a unified voice for natural resource conservation.

 Nebraska Forest Service

The Nebraska Forest Service provides education and services to the people of Nebraska covering all aspects of planting, protection, care and utilization of our forest and tree resources.

Nebraska Game & Parks Commission

The Nebraska Game & Parks Commission is dedicated to stewardship of the state’s fish, wildlife, park and outdoor recreation resources in the best long-term interest of the people and those resources.

 U.S. Department of Agriculture

The USDA is a diverse and complex organization with programs that touch the lives of all Americans every day. More than 100,000 employees deliver more than $75 billion in public services through USDA’s 300+ programs worldwide.

 National Water Resources Association

The NWRA is a nonprofit federation of state organizations concerned with the appropriate management, conservation and use of water and land resources on a national scope.

 Natural Resources Districts Across The State...

Upper Republican NRD                                             Little Blue NRD

Middle Republican NRD                                            Upper Big Blue NRD

Tri-Basin NRD                                                             Lower Big Blue NRD

Twin Platte NRD                                                  Upper Niobrara-White NRD

North Platte NRD                                                       Middle Niobrara NRD

Central Platte NRD                                                    Lower Niobrara NRD

South Platte NRD                                                      Upper Loup NRD

Lower Platte North NRD                                           Lower Loup NRD

Lower Platte South NRD                                          Papio-Missouri NRD

Upper Elkhorn NRD                                                  Nemaha NRD

Lower Elkhorn NRD                                                  Lewis & Clark NRD