Water & Environment

water and environment
Water & Environment

March workshops to focus on tree care

The Great Plains can be a difficult place to grow trees and the 2016 Tree Care Workshops will focus on some of those challenges.

Central Plains Irrigation Conference set for Feb. 23-24 in Kearney

The Central Plains Irrigation Conference is scheduled for Feb. 23-24 in Kearney. The meeting is hosted by Nebraska Extension in collaboration with Kansas State University and Colorado State University.

Local high school student working in animal science lab named semifinalist in national competition

A local high school student is receiving national recognition for the research she conducted in the lab of Samodha Fernando, an assistant professor of animal science at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Students swarm to UNL entomologist for class project

Erin Ingram, a UNL doctoral student and entomologist recently worked with second-graders at Evelyn Hamlow Elementary School in Waverly on a project about the disappearing honeybee population.

Report shows rise in groundwater levels after multiple years of decline

The 2015 Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report reveals that much of the state is beginning to recover from the 2012-13 drought.

Nebraska LEAD 34 fellows travel to Hungary, Romania, Moldova

Twenty-nine Nebraska LEAD 34 Fellows recently returned from an international study and travel seminar in Hungary, Romania and Moldova.

UNL report: Nebraska must be poactive in climate action plan

Nebraska needs to be proactive in developing a climate action plan in response to current and projected changes in climate, a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln report suggests.

UNL lectures on water and health begin Jan. 13

Seven free public lectures on the importance of water and health comprise the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's spring semester water seminar beginning Jan. 13.

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