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Conservation Nebraska

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Year Founded:
2016
Local Leader / Exec. Director:
Amanda Gangwish - Program Director
Main Address:
6030 S 57th St
Suite B
Lincoln, NE 68516

What We Do

Conservation Nebraska is a nonpartisan organization that works to increase public education and engagement on conservation issues.

Our Common Ground program is an AmeriCorps program focused on building a statewide infrastructure of Nebraskans who care deeply about conservation and who are knowledgeable about how to manage Nebraska’s natural resources.

Upcoming Events:

With Spring in the air, Conservation Nebraska has planned several virtual events focused on ensuring that our own landscapes are crafted with sustainability in mind. Join us for these upcoming webinars!:

April 19th, 6 PM
We're Batty About Bats: A Bat Appreciation Webinar
It’s time to show bats some love for everything they do for us! Join us in celebrating International Bat Appreciation Day (April 17th) and learn why we go "batty" for bats.

Get to Know Your Water
April 20th, 7 PM
Join Conservation Nebraska, the Nebraska Water Center and the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute for an event about Nebraska’s water quality.
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_kBB9V6zaTkiXwqLuDurucQ

The Importance of Community Gardens
April 22nd, 7 PM
Join Conservation Nebraska in learning about sustainable landscapes and green infrastructure from Steve Rodie. Steve Rodie is a Fellow of the American Society of Landscape Architects and has been working with the city of Omaha to broaden the use of green infrastructure as a viable and cost-effective stormwater best management practice. He is also a professor at the University of Nebraska, Omaha working in the Biology Department.
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_23W9GkpCQEecS-kZiJTKFw

Pesky Tree Pests
MAY 6, 6 PM
Join Conservation Nebraska in learning all about tree and shrub pests here in Nebraska. We will be learning from Nicole Stoner, a horticulture and entomology extension educator. By the end of the event you will know more about insect identification, their harm, and prevention.
Register for this free event in advance: https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_CKjf3zm7RaCbDSmJvWhOFQ

Volunteer With Us!

Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 9 AM CDT – 12 PM CDT
Join Conservation Nebraska and Keep Fremont Beautiful for a morning on the lake!
We will be giving Fremont State Lake a clean up! Gloves, trashbags, and trash pickers will be provided. Kayaks will not be provided, so bring yours out!
Let us know you're coming by signing up in advance: https://secure.everyaction.com/FzK0dU_nB0C9gaf5r-ZHEA2

Interesting Info

We work to mobilize a diverse network of people to engage in public policy.
We empower Nebraskans to protect their natural resources through locally-led community organizing.

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