Water & Environment

water and environment
Water & Environment

Southeast Nebraska Woods

The woodlands of southeast Nebraska contain a rich diversity of tree species, including many that cannot be found anywhere else in the state.

Trees for Nebraska Towns Funding Available

Communities and organizations wanting to plant shade trees can apply for Trees for Nebraska Towns grant funds by Oct. 1.

Try These Tips to Make Small Gardens Seem Larger

A primary goal with many small gardens is to make them feel larger... to enlarge, if not the space, at least the perception of space.

Fencing Most Effective Method of Keeping Rabbits Away from Gardens

When little bunny foo foo hops through your garden and eats your flowers, you don't need an elaborate trap to get him out.

Landscaping with Prairie Beauties

Prairie plants deserve more use in home landscapes.

New Interactive Extension Circular Offers Information on Rain Gardens

For homeowners and others interested in rain gardens, a new University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension interactive online publication can provide the answers.

New Smartphone App Keeps Farmers and Ranchers in the Know

A new University of Nebraska-Lincoln smartphone app helps agricultural producers track key temperatures.

Trees Hit Hard by Long-term Chronic Drought

While recent rains have helped spring growing conditions significantly, long-term chronic drought has caused significant decline in tree health across the state.