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When talking with Nebraska livestock producers about the weather, many can recall exceptionally cold, snowy winters or extreme storms from their past. Winter storms, like Ulmer in 2019, can have a devastating effect on livestock production. They can also highlight the value of windbreaks. In areas of Nebraska that suffered unimaginable livestock losses because of Ulmer...Read more...

Is your water safe to drink?

If you have a private well and have nitrates in your drinking water above 10ppm, you may be eligible for a rebate on a qualifying reverse osmosis system. Reverse osmosis removes contaminants from unrfiltered water to provide clea, safe drinking water.

Property owners will be eligible for rebates (up to $4000) for reverse...Read more...

The Nemaha Natural Resources District (NNRD) is once again accepting tree orders through its Conservation Tree Program. The Program encourages the planting and maintenance of trees and shrubs for windbreaks, shelterbelts, wildlife habitat, firewood, and Christmas trees. A variety of bare root trees and shrubs are available for $1.25 each and sold in lots of 25. “We...Read more...

The fall edition of the Nemaha NRD's quarterly newsletter, Insight, is now available online HERE. This issue features the District's FY22 annual report.Read more...

Two hundred thirty-nine FFA members from twelve high schools gathered in Pawnee County on Wednesday, October 6th to compete in the Southeast Area Land Judging Competition. Schools in attendance were Diller-Odell, Palmyra, Tri-County, Meridian, Johnson-Brock, Nebraska City, Fairbury, Syracuse-Dunbar-Avoca, Pawnee City, Lewiston, Johnson County Central, and Falls City....Read more...

LINCOLN, Nebraska – Natural resources stakeholders and subject matter experts will be in Kearney for the annual Nebraska Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) Conference at the Younes Conference Center Sept. 26-27, 2022.

The conference brings together NRD employees, directors and others integrally involved in conservation, technology and policymaking. The event...Read more...

LINCOLN, Nebraska – Questions about trees, erosion, drought or water quality? Stop in to visit with Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts during Husker Harvest Days Sept. 13-15, 2022.

“This is a great opportunity for producers to meet with conservation agencies all in one place and learn more about cost-share programs that can benefit their operation and...Read more...

With abnormally dry weather conditions the Nemaha Natural Resources District tree specialist, Mark McDonald, would like to remind everyone how critical it is to water trees and shrubs. Younger species with less vigorous root systems are especially at risk for damage or death from drought conditions. “Right now, the trees are storing up nutrients in their leaves to...Read more...

LINCOLN, Nebraska – More than 51,000 trees of ETGreen’s 1 million goal take root advancing an ecosystem that provides shelter, safety, food, and more to a diverse range of species. 

In July 2021, Executive Travel, a Lincoln-based travel management company, announced its ETGreen initiative with a goal of planting 1 million trees to help reduce the industry's...Read more...

NRDs play an important role in outdoor learning

LINCOLN, Nebraska – Since their inception, Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts (NRDs) have organized projects and programs to educate both youth and adults about conservation and natural resources.

According to the Children and Nature Network, time in nature during childhood and role models who care for...Read more...