Celebrate National Rivers Month

June 1st annually marks the beginning of National Rivers Month! Rivers are an extremely important natural resource in Nebraska, with 79,056 miles of rivers throughout the state. Conservation Nebraska is dedicated to educating the community about the protection of...

Ground Water Levels in the High Plains Aquifer

Groundwater is an important source of water for many Nebraskans. While Nebraska has some of the highest levels of groundwater in the country, this important resource is beginning to shows signs of major depletion. Join Conservation Nebraska and Aaron Young from...

Nebraska’s Water Quality: WAVES + Community Involvement

Nebraska has a unique water management approach. Many Nebraskans are directly involved in local decision making. Whether a farmer or rancher making day-to-day water management decisions, stakeholders investing time in water management planning, citizens making an...

The Drought Resilience of Groundwater

Streams in the Loup River basin are sensitive to groundwater withdrawals because of the close hydrologic connection between groundwater and surface water. Join Conservation Nebraska as we hear from Chris Hobza, Lead Hydrologist, P.G. with the U.S. Geological Survey....

Monitoring and Improving Nebraska’s Water Quality

Come join Conservation Nebraska and Nebraska Extension for a discussion about Nebraska’s water quality! Nebraska is rich with surface water and groundwater. It is home to over 79,000 miles of rivers and one of the largest aquifers in the world. These water...