Environmental Education Program Opportunities

The Lower Platte North Natural Resources District offers a variety of hands-on activities, classroom presentations, field trip opportunities, career exploration and more for students to learn more about the environment and our natural resources!


Read more about our educational events such as the Spring Conservation Sensation and the annual Land Judging Contest.

Grants & Scholarships

The Lower Platte North NRD provides a variety of scholarships and grants for teachers and students with an interest in natural resources.


Upon request, Lower Platte North NRD staff will make classroom presentations for any grade level. The presentations can focus on water, wildlife, forestry, land treatment, or other issues relating to the NRD’s mission.


Each year, the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) holds their annual “Stewardship Week” to remind us why caring for our natural resources is so valuable. This special week is held annually starting the last Saturday in April. Check back in the spring for updated activities.

The following activities have been provided from NACD. Learn more at
Level 1 Activity Booklet for Grades K-1
Level 2 Activity Booklet for Grades 2-3
Level 3 Activity Booklet for Grades 4-6
Level 4 Activity Booklet for Grades 6-8
Activity Sheet