Monday, May 16, Monarch & Pollinator Workshop, Omaha Learn what you can do in your own backyard to help the plight of Monarch butterflies, native bees, honey bees and other declining pollinators at a FREE workshop. We are partnering with City Sprouts to show you what to plant and how to manage your yard or patio. 6:00 pm, 4002 Seward Street. Reserve your spot by calling Carolyn at the Federation’s office, (402) 477-1008.

Tuesday, May 17, Energy Future Community Conversation, Norfolk. The Norfolk News is hosting a Community Conservation on Energy at %:30 pm at the Cox Activities Center at Northeast Community College campus. Speakers include NPPD CEO Pat Pope, Energy Office Director David Bracht, and Jeff Sylvester from Black Hills Energy.

Saturday, May 21, Niobrara River Cleanup, organized by the Niobrara Council. Register by Friday, May 13 at

Thursday, May 26, 6:00 pm, Nebraska Wildlife Federation Annual Gathering. Join us at Chalco Hills Natural Resources Center, 154th and Giles Road in Omaha, as we celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service, get updates and elect board members and officers. Nancy Finley, National Park Service Associate Regional Director, Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, is our guest speaker. Tickets are $20 per person, make your reservations by calling our office at (402) 477-1008, or email us at

Thursday, May 26, Give to Lincoln Day. The Federation is participating in the Give to Lincoln Day. Your contributions via the Give to Lincoln web site between now and May 26 make us eligible for a share of matching funds.

June 16-18, National Wildlife Federation Annual Meeting, Estes Park, Colorado. People who love wildlife from all over America will gather at the YMCA of the Rockies. Visit the NWF web site.