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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Tree clearing at Iron Horse Trail Lake has resumed on July 15, so visitors are urged to be aware of the increased activity at the park. Dresen Contracting from Tecumseh was awarded the bid last fall to rid the park of invasive trees and shrubs on about 170 acres of the park's land. Winter weather hampered progress on the work which was then suspended in...Read more...

Effective June 14, 2019, the Steamboat Trace trail remains closed indefinitely. Due to extensive damage, the entire trail is expected to remain closed throughout 2019. The entire 22 miles from Nebraska City to Brownville are included in the closure. We apologize for the inconvenience. Check back here or on our Facebook page for further updates.Read more...


Nebraska State Fair

NRD representatives from across the state will be at the fair August 26-30 in the Raising Nebraska building. Stop by and see us there!...Read more



Labor Day Holiday -  NNRD Office is Closed...Read more


Husker Harvest Days

Check out all the information available at the NRD building - pick up a free tree seedling, learn about a variety of conservation programs, or just stop by...Read more