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. Check out some tips to ensure your garden isn’t only beautiful but also sustainable.

Meet Our Speaker: Benjamin Vogt

This month we will be hosting Benjamin Vogt for a talk on his new book. To get to know Benjamin a little better before you come out to hear his talk, check out this e-interview we did with him last week!

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.

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?

Join our team as an AmeriCorps Member!

Conservation Nebraska has been awarded a grant to bring on half-time AmeriCorps members to serve as Conservation Directors for our Common Ground Program. We are currently recruiting members to serve in the following locations: Lincoln, North Platte, and Scottsbluff.

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Ilze Lipins

Ilze Lipins is an AmeriCorps with the Common Ground Program, serving the southeast region of Nebraska. When Ilze Lipins was a child, her home in the outskirts of Lincoln was still surrounded by forestry and prairie grass. A lifelong resident of the capital city, Ilze...

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Taylor Harmening

Taylor Harmening is a Common Ground AmeriCorps member in the central region of Nebraska. Taylor Harmening of Papillion, NE is a fan of all things outdoors – from fishing and hunting, to hiking and spending time at the lake with her family. With a degree from Wayne...