Conservation Tips for the New Year

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...

Join our team as an AmeriCorps Member!

Join our team as an AmeriCorps Member!

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.

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Ilze Lipins

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Ilze Lipins

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...

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Taylor Harmening

AmeriCorps Spotlight: Taylor Harmening

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...

Take the Nebraska Common Ground Survey

Take the Nebraska Common Ground Survey

The Nebraska Conservation Education Fund's Common Ground Program is a non-profit organization aiming to improve stewardship of Nebraska's natural resources by increasing knowledge of and concern for the most important conservation issues facing our state. To do this,...