Upcoming Events

August 2019

8       Board Meeting- ULNRD Office @ 7pm CT

21     Jr. High Field Day- ULNRD Office


September 2019

2 Labor Day- ULNRD Office Closed

12 Board Meeting- ULNRD Office @ 7pm CT


October 2019

10  Board Meeting- ULNRD Office @ 7 pm CT

14  Columbus Day- ULNRD Office Closed

26-27  Firearm Hunter Education 1-6 pm CT @ULNRD office




Camps and Scholarships


The Upper Loup NRD provides a variety of scholarships and grants for teachers and students with an interest in natural resources.

Adventure Camp about the Environment (ACE):This camp is for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students who want to learn more about Nebraska’s Natural Resources through hands-on investigation, exploration, and discovery. The Upper Loup NRD provides scholarships to attend the ACE Camp hosted by the states NRD’s at the Nebraska State 4-H Camp in Halsey. For more information and applications click on the links below to download or you can call our office at 308-645-2250.  ACE Camp Informational Brochure.

ACE Camp dates are set for June 7-10, 2020

ACE 2019 Poster

ACE Camp Scholarship Form

2019 ACE Camp Brochure


Youth Range Camp:

Youth Range Camp: The Upper Loup NRD provides scholarships to students who wish to attend Youth Range Camp, located at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis, NE. Students at the camp learn about range management, plant identification, grazing practices, and more. For more information and applications you can call our office 308-645-2250 or go to the Nebraska Society for Range Management website

Youth Range Camp Online Application Form

Youth Range Camp Scholarship Form

Youth Range Scholarship Form is due by May 13, 2020


Nebraska Ranch Practicum:

Nebraska Ranch Practicum: The Upper Loup NRD sponsors one $100 scholarship per sub-district yearly. Due date is May 9, 2019. The Nebraska Ranch Practicum is a three-season, hands-on ranch management program designed to give participants the skills and education needed in today’s complex ranching industry. For more information and applications you can contact your local county extension office 308-645-2267 or ULNRD office 308-645-2250.

Ranch Practicum Scholarship Form

Envirothon: The Upper Loup NRD will help sponsor Envirothon teams from the district who make it to state competition. The Envirothon is a team competition that tests students on their knowledge of botany, wildlife, water, and other natural resources issues.