Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

UNL Extension Commercial/Noncommercial Pesticide Safety Program Begins In January

Nebraska's commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification or recertification of their license to use or purchase restricted-use pesticides in 2015 can get training through University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Private Pesticide Safety Training Offered from UNL Extension

Pesticide safety education training sessions start in January for Nebraska's private pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification or recertification for licenses expiring in 2015.

Viburnums Shine into Fall

There's a lot to love about viburnums. Though they are known for their large, showy (and sometimes fragrant) spring blossoms, their ornamental characteristics extend far beyond that.

Brown-bag Features Fall Harvest Potluck

A brown-bag presentation titled "Let's Eat! The landscape" will be held Nov. 6 at noon and again at 5:30 p.m. at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Keim Hall.

HungerU Coming to UNL Oct. 16-17 to Educate Students on World Hunger

University of Nebraska-Lincoln students soon will have an opportunity to learn about one of the most pressing global challenges their generation will be charged with solving – world hunger – as the HungerU® Tour comes to campus.

Plants That Take Patience Pay Off

Gardeners tend to be impatient with their landscapes. They want growth as quickly as possible – with all the additional perks of color, focus, privacy – and preferably this year, this season, this month, this week, now.

With Climate Change, the 2012 Summer Could be Normal by End of Century

Nebraskans who wonder what climate change could portend for the state have a recent reference point: the summer of 2012.

UNL Report Outlines Impact of Climate Change in Nebraska

The scientific debate over whether human activities are the principal cause of climate change is over, a new report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says.