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.
Emily Hauck was born and raised in Gering, NE, where today she continues to serve as an AmeriCorps member with Common Ground in the panhandle region of Nebraska. She shares her love of northwest Nebraska’s wide open spaces with community members across the region by...read more
Meet Ben Umberger, one of our Common Ground Conservation Directors serving the Southeast region of Nebraska. Common Ground is an AmeriCorps program focused on building a statewide infrastructure of Nebraskans who care deeply about conservation and...read more
NCEF has been awarded a grant to bring on full-time and 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, Omaha, Columbus, Grand Island, Hastings, York, North Platte, and Scottsbluff.read more
All eight candidates agreed that humans played a role in climate change, a consensus that wasn’t evident when a similar question was posed at a local candidate forum two years ago.read more
On December 7th, 2016, the Nebraska League of Conservation Voters and Nebraska Conservation Education Fund hosted the Third Annual Nebraska Conservation Summit. More than 350 attendees joined us for discussions about the various ways climate change could impact...read more