Welcome to Nemaha

Welcome to Nemaha

Welcome to the Nemaha NRD

Protecting Lives, Protecting Property, Protecting the Future…since 1972. That’s when the Nebraska Legislature first charged Natural Resources Districts with a broad range of conservation based responsibilities. However, each NRD is unique with its own specific priorities. The Nemaha NRD encompasses all or parts of the eight southeastern counties in Nebraska, and 21 locally elected directors make local decisions to serve you.

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The long-anticipated opening of the Duck Creek Recreation Area northwest of Peru, Nebraska, is finally here. Kind of. At noon on Monday, April 16, the Nemaha Natural Resources District, sponsor of the public recreation project, will unlock and open the gates. However, don’t expect all amenities to be available just yet. Mother Nature has had a say in how much work was...Read more...


Nebraska Envirothon

The Nebraska Envirothon competition will be at Niobrara State Park this year. Teams of high school students from all over the state compete for a chance to...Read more


Arbor Day

The Nemaha NRD office will be open on Arbor Day....Read more


Duck Creek Recreation Area-Camping Areas Open

Both RV and tent camping areas open at noon on Monday, May 21, just in time for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend. Tent camping is free, but RV...Read more