What We Do
NCEF educates the public, media and elected officials about important conservation issues.
We work to mobilize a diverse network of people to engage in public policy.
We empower Nebraskans to protect their natural resources through locally-led community organizing.
Two weeks ago, our Common Ground AmeriCorps participated in the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. Congress created this day of service in 1994 when it appointed the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) to lead the national effort. Now,...read more
Hoping to go green in the new year? Here are some ideas to get you started! TURN OFF ENERGY VAMPIRES Even when turned off, electronics like TVs and chargers may still use standby power while plugged in. This can lead to unnecessary energy waste. In fact, leaving these...read more
NCEF 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 Scottsbluff.read more
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 gained an appreciation for the scenic landscape around her. “I enjoy traveling and learning about the...read more
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 State College, Taylor hopes to build a career focused on conservation and protecting animals...read more