Water & Environment

water and environment
Water & Environment

Heuermann Lecture to feature panelists on Nebraska’s healthy ecosystem

November 11, 2019

Heuermann Lectures logo. Links to larger image.

2020 Master Gardener training

November 6, 2019

Master Gardeners

Huskers plant 150 trees for Nebraska U's 150th year

A new birthday gift to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is taking root across East Campus.
N150 Trees

Nebraska leads study of Kenya's socio-ecological systems

For more than 5,000 years, the eastern shores of Lake Turkana in northern Kenya have been home to pastoralists — living and moving in tandem with the rainfall and the land to allow their livestock to forage and thrive.
Matthew Douglass working with Daasanach men

Analysis IDs ag practices to fight flood, drought

A synthesis of 89 studies across six continents has helped clarify which agricultural practices hold water when it comes to helping soils soak up precipitation — a factor critical to mitigating floods, outlasting drought and stabilizing crop yields.
Andrea Basche

Early detection of changing ecosystems is aim of Nebraska-led research

With a four-year, nearly $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research program, a team from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is working to develop and implement first-of-their-kind screening tools that enable earlier, more precise detection of subtle changes that foreshadow destabilizing ecological transitions.
Changing Ecosystems

New project taps Nebraska youth to help boost monarch butterfly population

A new project launched by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is involving the state’s youth in an effort to save monarch butterflies.
Monarch Butterfly

Powers cultivates sense of community at Backyard Farmer Garden

Powers, research technician in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture and graduate student in applied sciences, took the Backyard Farmer Garden job after a decade of working with Landscape Services.
Ann Powers