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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Campers will be pleased to hear that the planned opening of the campgrounds at the new Duck Creek Recreation Area is on track for Monday, May 21. That's just in time for the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend. Day-use areas of the park opened back in April, but NRD crews are still finishing up some work in the camping areas.

In December of 2015 the flood...

Watershed of Wonders is coming to Iron Horse Trail Lake on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. All kids ages 10-12 are invited to share in a day filled with fun, outdoor activities: archery, boat rides, fishing, and more! Lunch, snacks, drinks, t-shirts, and more goodies are provided. It's all free, but pre-registration is required. Just print the registration...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


Memorial Day Holiday

The Nemaha NRD office will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day....Read more


Duck Creek Recreation Area Grand Opening/Dedication

Mark your calendars for the Grand Opening and official dedication of the Duck Creek Recreation Area northwest of Peru. Plans are now underway for a day of...Read more