December 4, 2018
Lincoln, Neb. — Jeremy Gehle, Kate Gibson and Marie Krausnick recently graduated in the eighth class of the Nebraska Water Leaders Academy, a one-year program that provides leadership training and educates participants about the vital role rivers, streams and aquifers play in the economic sustainability of the state.
Gehle earned a bachelor’s degree in natural resources from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 2000. He is a water administration division manager with the Nebraska Department of Natural Resources in Lincoln.
Gibson earned a bachelor’s degree in water science from Nebraska in 2012 and a master’s degree in agronomy in 2016. She is a program coordinator with the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute.
Krausnick earned a bachelor’s degree in agronomy from Nebraska in 1997. She is a water department manager with the Upper Big Blue Natural Resources District in York.
A project of the Water Futures Partnership-Nebraska, Academy sessions feature classroom as well as field trip experiences presented by acknowledged experts in leadership and natural resource topics held at locations across the state.
The Water Leaders Academy is partially funded through a grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust and more than 25 other organizations and individuals.
For more information, visit www.waterleadersacademy.org.Carol Jess