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Water & Environment

Consider Some Uncommon Evergreens if Planting

This article is about uncommon evergreen trees for eastern Nebraska.

Symposium to Initiate Conversation on Wind Energy Development in Nebraska

A Feb. 12 symposium at the Quality Inn and Suites Sandhills Convention Center in North Platte will provide education and initiate a conversation on the appropriate siting of wind energy farms in Nebraska.

New Edition of Nebraska Groundwater Atlas is Available

After more than two years of research, writing and editing, the third edition of the "Groundwater Atlas of Nebraska" is available.

University of Nebraska Water Lectures Begin Jan. 15, Run Through April

Eight public lectures on a varied slate of state and regional water issues will form the University of Nebraska's spring semester water seminar that begins Jan. 15.

Shrubs Provide Winter Color

For many gardeners the winter months are a time to recover from the busy growing season, and also a time to reflect on the year's successes and failures.

Commercial and Noncommercial Pesticide Safety Education Begins In January

Nebraska commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicators seeking first-time certification or recertification in 2014 to use or purchase restricted-use pesticides can get training through University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

Training For Private Pesticide Applicators Available From Extension

Private pesticide applicators holding licenses that expire in 2014, as well as anyone seeking first-time private applicator certification, should contact their local University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension office for information on pesticide safety education training sessions that begin in January.

Forest Service Sets Tree Care Workshops for Western Nebraska

The Nebraska Forest Service has scheduled 2014 Western Tree Care Workshops in McCook, North Platte, Scottsbluff and Sidney.