Edible Wild Plants of Nebraska: Part 3

Coming Summer 2022, PART 3! Bob is back to share more fantastic knowledge about the wonderful edible plants that Nebraska has to offer. This event will focus on Nebraska’s tree species and the different ways you can use them for food. Foraging is a great way to...

Urban Farming Seminar

Join Conservation Nebraska and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Horticulture and Agronomy Department for a tour and seminar about their research on local, urban, and organic fruit and vegetable production. We have the pleasure of working with Sam Wortman, who will...

Pollinator Garden Tour

What better way to spend the first day of summer AND Pollinator Week than joining us for a pollinator garden tour! We will be touring Central Community College – Grand Island’s 5 year old, mature pollinator garden led by Benjamin Newton and his staff....

Spring Wildflower Hike at Gjerloff Prairie

Join us for a spring wildflower hike at Gjerloff Prairie! We will explore and learn about the early season wildflowers blooming in the prairie bluffs. Take in the beauty of spring at Gjerloff Prairie while learning about botany, prairie ecology/management and more! We...

The Value of Native Trees and Shrubs for Arbor Day & Beyond

Arbor Day got its start in Nebraska back in 1872 and is now celebrated across the globe. When properly selected, planted and cared for, trees can have a major impact on the people and ecosystems around them. But how do you properly select a tree? Join Conservation...