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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Applications are now being accepted to fill the position of General Manager for the Nemaha NRD. Earlier this summer current Manager, Bob Hilske, announced his upcoming retirement. The board of directors assembled a search committee that is now advertising the position in various news media and on our website. All the ...Read more...

All Nemaha NRD parks are open, and all services including camping are available. This includes Kirkman's Cove, Iron Horse Trail Lake, Duck Creek Recreation Area, Wirth Brothers Lake, and Prairie Owl. Currently the areas will remain open; you are asked to practice good social distancing while at the parks until further notice. Check out our Recreation page for the...Read more...


Southeast Area Land Judging Contest

The Southeast Area Land Judging Contest is scheduled Wednesday, October 7, near Auburn, Nebraska. FFA students from southeast Nebraska will compete in this...Read more


NRD Board of Directors Meeting

The Nemaha Natural Resources District will hold their regular board of directors meeting Thursday, October 8, beginning at 8:00 p.m. at the NRD headquarters...Read more