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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Limited to August 18-20, 2017, due to Solar Eclipse

Beginning on Monday, May 1, the Nemaha NRD will begin accepting reservations from campers wishing to stay at either Kirkman’s Cove or Iron Horse Trail Lake on the weekend prior to the August 21 solar eclipse. This is the only time that reservations will be offered for either the electrical RV camping...Read more...

If you're interested in some cost-share assistance for conservation measures such as terraces, waterways, planned grazing systems, or small grade stabilization dams, the NRD might be able to help. For years the Nebraska Soil and Water Conservation Program has provided funding for these projects, and the Nemaha NRD board of directors annually allocates...Read more...


Park Permits on Sale

Park permits for Kirkman's Cove, Iron Horse Trail Lake, and Wirth Brothers Lake are on sale now for $12/annual permit. Your second permit is just $6. You...Read more