AmeriCorps Spotlight: Kjersti Swanson

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Kjersti Swanson

Meet Kjersti Swanson, an AmeriCorps member serving the northeast section of Nebraska! I was born in Omaha, Nebraska to a professor and a business consultant. My father, the youngest of 6 children, always had a unique passion for all things natural. My mother, the...

Conservation Nebraska Essay Contest – Read our Winners!

Conservation Nebraska Essay Contest – Read our Winners!

A few months ago, we asked middle schoolers across the state of Nebraska one question: What do you want the world to look like in 2050? We received so many great responses and it was hard to narrow it down to the top three! Keep scrolling to read the winners of our...

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Ashleigh Stohlman

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Ashleigh Stohlman

My name is Ashleigh Stohlman and I am an Americorps member serving the northeast portion of Nebraska. When I was first asked why conservation was important to me, I didn’t have an exact answer. I’d had this conversation many times before with friends and family, but I...

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Grace Dempsey

Meet Grace, one of our amazing summer AmeriCorps members.  Grace recently started college and went in with the desire to change the world. When thinking about what to study, she knew she wanted whatever she did in the future to have a strong impact that outlasted her...

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Henry Glynn

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Henry Glynn

Meet Henry Glynn, one of Conservation Nebraska's summer AmeriCorps members. Born in the vibrant southwestern river community of Grand Junction, Colorado, respect for nature immediately became a defining theme in Henry’s life. Growing up in Sabetha, Kansas, a community...

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Tiffany Hunt

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Tiffany Hunt

My name is Tiffany Hunt, I’m an AmeriCorps member serving Northeast Nebraska as a Conservation Director for Conservation Nebraska. Today I am a dog mom of two with a loving husband who is constantly working on our lake home in small-town Nebraska. How did I end up...

Conservation Tip: Cooling Down for Summer

Conservation Tip: Cooling Down for Summer

As we enter some of our hottest months here in Nebraska, it’s tempting to crank up the AC and hope the energy bill will be worth it. But, before you reach for that thermostat, check out these tips to find out how you can beat the summer heat and save money.

Conservation Tips: In the Garden

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.