Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

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.

Decorating Naturally For the Holidays

When the holiday season arrives I look forward to decorating our home and deck with wreaths, arrangements, evergreen boughs and tree decorations gathered from nature's harvest.

Research Aims to Help Improve Biodiversity

If only one species of tree existed in a particular location, a single disease could wipe out all of the trees in that ecosystem.

Keep Trees Fresh This Holiday Season

Christmas is just around the corner and for some families that means the hunt for the perfect tree has started.

2014 UNL Master Gardener Training Offered at Two Sites in Lancaster County

Those with a strong interest in gardening and who enjoy helping others are invited to become University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Master Gardener volunteers in Lancaster County.