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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The main boat dock near the boat ramp at Kirkman's Cove is currently closed awaiting repairs. Recent heavy rains elevated the water level enough to lift and twist the dock, and it will require some repairs before it is again useable. NRD staff is working with the manufacturer to address the damages to the dock. We apologize for any inconvenience and...Read more...

Effective Thursday, September 27, the Steamboat Trace trail is once again closed from Peru to Brownville. Water has flooded the trail in places making it impassable. It appears the river will not begin to go down until at least Sunday, so expect the trail to remain closed throughout this weekend. We apologize for the inconvenience; check back here or on...Read more...


Election Day

Election Day - Don't forget to vote! NNRD board members will appear on your ballot, though none are running opposed. Show them your support by voting for them!

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Board Meeting

Nemaha NRD board of directors meet Thursday, November 8, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at the NRD Headquarters

Individual committees meet beginning...Read more


Steamboat Trace Closure

Steamboat Trace trail is closed Saturday, November 10-Sunday, November 18, during rifle deer season. The trail is closed to all users, including hunters,...Read more