AmeriCorps Spotlight: Nate Ostdiek

Meet Nate Ostdiek! Nate has been serving with Conservation Nebraska's AmeriCorps Common Ground Program since September 2022. He loves reading, hiking, camping, gardening, giving his partner's dog, Stella, belly rubs, and is a humongous fan of Star Wars. Nate graduated...

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Sarah McLain

Meet Sarah McLain. Sarah has been serving with Conservation Nebraska’s AmeriCorps Common Ground program since March 2022. She loves traveling, gardening, baking, playing guitar, dying her hair, making mixed media art, and, most of all, meeting new people.Sarah has...

Staff Spotlight:  Favian Mendez

Meet Favian Mendez, former Communications Intern, now Program Manager for Conservation Nebraska!Favian was born in Washington and a few years later, moved to Crete, Nebraska when he was four. Like any child, he liked to spend time outside and ride his bike to the city...
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