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‘Common Ground’ event encourages conservation of natural resources

By Connie Joe Discoe, Regional Editor, McCook Gazette

NCEF Photo: The Common Ground Team 

Macey Schroeder tells fellow Nebraskans, “We need your help to save the world.” And she wants them to adopt a new philosophy as they work for the conservation of the state’s natural resources, “Reduce and refuse.”

Starting on a local level, Macey and fellow AmeriCorps “Common Ground” program members will concentrate on clean energy/solar power, water quality, soil health, pollinator population and green spaces in activities and events they plan through the summer in North Platte, Lexington, Ogallala and McCook.

Continue reading here to learn more about NCEF’s AmeriCorps Common Ground program and their upcoming events. Also, see our calendar for several more NCEF / Common Ground-sponsored events during Earth Month.

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