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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After many years of planning and months of construction and preparation, the Duck Creek Recreation Area northwest of Peru is finally open for business. Gates to the park opened first on April 16 for day-use activities followed by opening of the camping areas on May 21.

A grand opening celebration is scheduled Saturday, June 2. Some areas of the park...Read more...

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...


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


Watershed of Wonders

Calling all 10-12 year olds: the Watershed of Wonders day camp is coming back to Iron Horse Trail Lake this year. It's a free, fun day of all kinds of...Read more