It's time to order your trees for spring 2020 planting. Order early for best selection. This year, the Upper Big Blue NRD will offer 50 varieties chosen for success in our region. Trees are offered at a low cost, so it's a great time to plan a new windbreak or other improvement to your property.
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Healthy Soils, Healthy Harvest
Water Conservationist Dan Leininger explores the rich microbiome that feeds the soil at Project GROW, made possible by cover crops.
The Upper Big Blue NRD’s Private Dams Program provides landowners with an opportunity to correct or re-build privately owned dams. The program will provide 75 percent of the project costs up to a maximum cost-share of $50,000.
Improving and protecting the quality of drinking water for all residents is the goal of a continuing collaboration between the city of York and the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District. The latest effort in the cause is an inventory of all private wells in the Wellhead Protection Area.
New equipment provided by the Rainwater Basin Joint Venture allows cattle producers in the Upper Big Blue NRD to graze their herds more effectively in wetlands. This practice is good for the farmers, the cattle, and millions of migratory birds.
From a proposed recreation area near Milligan to a dam renovation in Friend, nine members of the board of directors of the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District toured the southeast portion of the district to explore NRD projects in September.