Did you realize that since they were founded in 1972, Nebraska's 23 natural resources districts have sold a combined total of 89 million seedling trees for windbreaks and other conservation functions?
How about this one: Did you know the NRDs maintain around 15,500 acres across the state as public recreation areas? Or, did you have any idea that the districts hold permits for a combined total of 959 flood control dams?
These and other statistics offer a glimpse of what Nebraska's NRDs do for the state's citizens. And with a new interactive display built by a Hastings man, that information now is available to kids of all ages — or at least those with the dexterity to pluck a toy out of a cubbyhole using tongs.
Click here to see the video.