Our Philosophy

NLCV provides the public with objective, factual information about conservation politics in Nebraska.

NLCV collaborates strategically with appointed and elected officials and partner organizations on rules, regulations and environmental legislation...

NLCV supports conservation champions who will protect our environment for future generations.


Plan to vote on May 10? Check out who NLCV has endorsed in primary races where at least one candidate will be eliminated. 

Join us on May 9 for a discussion about the blind-spots that keep ethical people from recognizing environmental issues and addressing them. The event is free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided. Register today! 

Through holding events that inform about current conservation issues and providing attendees with the tools to take action, we increase civic engagement and empower Nebraskans to have an impact on public policy. Go to our Events page to find out when our next community event is happening. 


Executive director of the NLCV, Eliot Bostar, explained why his organization has been taking steps to provide a public discussion on this important topic.

Omaha World Herald Article: Drought in 2012 was wake-up call for more sustainable use of water in Nebraska. “We can’t keep acting like we have all the water in the world,’’ Fassett told more than 200 people gathered at the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Scott Conference Center.

At the 2015 Nebraska Conservation Summit, Presenter Joe Wahlgren of the Twin Platte NRD discussed the feasibility study on conjunctive water management in the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District. Check out the study here



Plan to vote on May 10? Check out who NLCV has endorsed in primary races where at least one candidate will be eliminated. 

Sign the petition: "I support local, renewable energy. As a resident of Lancaster County, Nebraska, I support balanced policies that allow wind development in my county." 

It's easy for an elected official to say he or she supports clean energy, clean water, and open spaces. However, these good intentions are useless without action. We keep track of elected officials' voting records and determine who is truly committed to protecting our environment. See how your State Senator voted on important conservation legislation by checking out our Conservation Scorecard.