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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Each year the Nemaha Natural Resources District sets the weekend prior to the Memorial Day weekend as its Free Park Permit Weekend. This year it falls on May 22-23 and is observed at Kirkman’s Cove near Humboldt, Iron Horse Trail Lake near DuBois, Duck Creek Recreation Area north of Peru, and Wirth Brothers Lake near Tecumseh. Though a vehicle permit issued by the...Read more...

The Steamboat Trace trail remains closed to all uses due to the extensive 2019 flood damage. However, NRD crews are working to try and get the section north of Peru opened this summer. The south portion received more extensive damage and will likely remain closed until the levy protecting that area has been repaired as well. Check back here for updates...Read more...


Juneteenth Federal Holiday

The Nemaha NRD office will be closed in observance of the Juneteenth federal holiday which was signed into law this week....Read more


Independence Day-Holiday

The Nemaha NRD office will be closed on Monday, July 5, in observance of the Independence Day holiday....Read more


Board Meeting

The Nemaha NRD board of directors will meet Thursday, July 8, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. at the NRD headquarters in Tecumseh. An agenda will be available at the...Read more