Conservation Tips: In the Garden

Spring is now in full swing, and, for many of us, this means returning to the upkeep of a garden. But before you get back to the grind of roots, weeds, and soil, check out some of these tips to ensure your garden isn’t only beautiful but also sustainable. Focus on...

Meet Our Speaker: Benjamin Vogt

This month we will be hosting Benjamin Vogt for a talk on his new book “A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future.” Benjamin owns the prairie-inspired design firm Monarch Gardens and speaks nationally on both urban and wildlife habitat...

Support Conservation Nebraska on Give to Lincoln Day 2019

Thanks for everything you do on behalf of Nebraska’s natural resources. You help ensure the protection of our state’s natural environment for future generations. This month, we need your help in order to ensure a healthy democracy that brings together people of...

Nebraska’s Food Systems: Meet the Panelists

On April 29th, we are having an event focused on  Nebraska’s Food Systems. Learn more about our panelists below: Charles Francis, Professor of Agronomy & Horticulture, UNL Bio: Charles grew up in California and has lived and studied Plant Breeding in New York...

Conservation Tip: Save Water

Although water may seem like an abundant resource when we turn on the tap, we can always improve our habits to be better conservationists. Here are a few simple tips to save water (and money) where you can. Got dirty dishes? Try scraping off food instead of...

Why Clean Energy Matters

You may know how fossil fuels contribute to climate change, but do you know about the health effects associated with coal power plants? Air pollution alone causes up to 4.2 million premature deaths per year worldwide. If we want to prevent these unnecessary deaths, we...