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Field Trips & Events

Upcoming Events

We hope to see you this year!

Special Events

  • 2015 Sandhill Crane Viewing on the Platte River

    The Nature Conservancy's Platte River Prairies/Derr House
    13650 South Platte River Drive
    Wood River, NE 68883

    March 12, 2015 - March 20, 2015

    Get Ready for the Flight of a Lifetime! Join The Nature Conservancy in our private blinds for a first-class seat to the yearly marvel of the sandhill crane migration. It is an experience you will never forget! Landing: Sunset tours will be on March 12th, 13th, 14th,... Learn more

  • "Earth: A New Wild" Screening and Discussion

    NET Studios
    1800 N. 33rd St.
    Lincoln, NE 68503
    February 04, 2015

    Join NET and The Nature Conservancy for a special screening and discussion event focused on the Plains.  The evening will feature wild grassland habitats from Africa and Russia to the Great Plains, in excerpts from the PBS series Earth: A New Wild, and a chance ... Learn more

  • Platte River Prairies Field Day!

    The Conservancy's Derr House
    13650 South Platte River Drive
    Wood River, NE 68883
    June 13, 2014

    Please join us for our first Field Day of the 2014 season.  On Friday, June 13, we’ll host hikes and presentations all day long at our Platte River Prairies.  Come learn about prairie ecology, plant identification, grassland restoration and management... Learn more

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Work Days with the Eastern Nebraska Project Office

    Meet at the Conservancy's Derr House
    June 07, 2014

    The Nature Conservancy depends heavily on the efforts of volunteers like you to make our conservation work successful.  The Eastern Nebraska Project Office is hosting four hands-on volunteer day.  Tasks may include seed harvest, invasive species control, in... Learn more

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