Water & Environment

water and environment
Water & Environment

University named member of UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has been named a member of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network.

Lifestyle gardening show offers a respite from winter

Turn your thoughts to this summer’s garden and tune into Lifestyle Gardening, a winter production of Backyard Farmer on Nebraska’s NET 1.

Registration open for 2019 Nebraska Extension Master Gardener volunteer program

Nebraska Extension is offering Master Gardener training throughout the state in 2019.
Master Gardener

BugFest open house set for Sept. 30

“BugFest,” the annual open house for the University of Nebraska­­–Lincoln’s Department of Entomology, is 1 to 4 p.m., Sept. 30 in Entomology Hall on East Campus.
Dave Taylor explaining the secret life of flies to guests at BugFest 2017. Links to larger image.

Water and crops field day offered Aug. 23 in North Platte

Nebraska Extension the Nebraska Water Balance Alliance and the Ogallala Water Project will host a water and crops field day on Aug. 23 at the West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W. State Farm Road in North Platte.
Water and Crops Field Day

Husker-led research team to examine irrigation's role in precipitation

A national team led by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is studying potential links among irrigation, cloud formation and rainfall.
A Doppler on Wheel collects data. Links to larger image.

Public invited to meet with US Environmental Protection Agency

Growers, crop consultants, agricultural professionals and members of the public interested in speaking with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are invited to attend an open stakeholder meeting 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Aug. 1 on East Campus of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Government officials encouraged to register for climate, water workshop

Nebraska Extension, the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the university’s School of Natural Resources are partnering to deliver a workshop focused on climate and water issues for government officals and other key community leaders.