Water & Environment

water and environment
Water & Environment

USDA, Microsoft to Launch "Innovation Challenge" to Address Food Resiliency

$60,000 in Prizes Offered for Most Creative Applications Using USDA Open Data

Workshops for Tree Boards Offered Statewide

Free Tree Board trainings from the Nebraska Forest Service will be offered throughout the state this summer to help Tree Board members, administrators and volunteers work more effectively in their communities.

Nebraska Forest Service Receives Grant to Evaluate Expansion of Chadron Wood Energy System

The USDA has announced that the Nebraska Forest Service, has received a grant to evaluate the feasibility of expanding the existing wood energy system at Chadron State College in Nebraska’s northwest Pine Ridge region.

2015 Nebraska Grazing Conference Set for Aug. 11-12

Experts will discuss topics related to grazing animals and stewardship of grazing lands during the 15th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference Aug. 11-12.

IANR Salutes Retiring Faculty, Staff

Faculty and staff represent the most important asset to the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources in achieving its tri-partite mission of education, research, and translational extension.

West Central Research and Extension Center to Hold Water and Crops Field Day

The West Central Research and Extension Center will be hosting a water and crops field day on June 23 in Grant.

Plan Aims to Protect Northeast Nebraska from Wildfires

The Nebraska Forest Service intends to implement a Community Wildfire Protection Plan in northeast Nebraska. The plan provides a way for community leaders, fire departments and residents to identify possible issues and remedies for communities and infrastructure at risk from wildfires.

Wildflower Week Will Feature Tours, Speakers, More

Wildflowers are an important part of any region's identity. Nebraska Wildflower Week celebrates this sense of place through wildflower-related events and activities the first week in June, when many of Nebraska's prairies and gardens are at their prime.

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