Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

UCARE student relies on military experience to advance UAS research

Galen Kreifels, a freshman mechanized systems management major from Nebraska city, is conducting a summer undergraduate research project using an unmanned aircraft system to measure water turbidity. Kreifels first became interested in unmanned aircraft while serving as a Cavalry Scout in the Army.
Kreifels

Nebraska Extension hosts Middle Niobrara conservation field day

Nebraska Extension is partnering with local landowners, Middle Niobrara Natural Resources District, Nebraska Forest Service, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Nebraska Environmental Trust to host a conservation field day July 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Mosquitoes long plague humanity

Mosquitoes have plagued humanity for millennia, causing yellow fever, malaria, and more recently, West Nile Virus (WNV) and Zika Virus.
Mosquito

Nebraska researchers join national team studying psychology of water use

Six University of Nebraska researchers will join colleagues at Penn State University, Arizona State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service to develop a model for engaging communities and stakeholders to ensure adequate supplies of good-quality water both for and from agriculture.
Water Use

Nebraska Economic Recovery Summit is May 10

In commemoration of the second anniversary of the May 2015 DeWitt Floods, an Economic Recovery Summit is planned for May 10 at Nebraska Innovation Campus.
Flood

Celebration to mark Maxwell Arboretum's 50th year

A lecture and tree planting are part of events set for May 16 celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Earl G. Maxwell Arboretum on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's East Campus.

Registration open for BugMasters training camp

Nebraska Extension and the Department of Entomology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are offering a “BugMasters” volunteer program training for adults interested in learning more about insects.
BugMasters

Pesticide container recycling enters 26th year

The annual statewide pesticide container recycling program, coordinated by Nebraska Extension’s Pesticide Safety Education Program, is in its 26th year. The recycling program encourages agricultural producers to bring clean containers to one of 20 sites at no cost to them.
Container Recycling

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