Recognition of the need for forestation and care of existing forests has been a consistent priority for Nebraska. For more than 100 years, forestry has been a part of Nebraska’s work and mission, performed under the scope of several different state and university entities.
You have questions. We have answers. Search through our database to find a variety of publications authored by regional experts on topics ranging from Forest Health to Wildland Fire.Search Our Publications
Since settlement, millions of trees have been planted in Nebraska. Arbor Day, an international holiday, was started in Nebraska. This tree planting tradition continues today. Looking for a Nebraska-friendly tree to plant? Look no further.
The NFS aims to provide low-cost assistance, grants and training to support the safety and missions of Nebraska's volunteer fire departments.Learn More
Our conservation education programs help both formal and non-formal educators, families, and natural resource professionals with resources to educate Nebraskans on conservation concepts and issues.
Can't attend a workshop? Don't have time for a Forest Field Trip? Bring Conservation Education to your classroom with our NFS Tree Trunks!
There are several opportunities available for financial assistance with the Nebraska Forest Service. Each grant has its own unique requirements but all will include an element of cost-sharing of the project
Events and Workshops
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