Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

Pinstrup-Andersen to Discuss Global Food System at Heuermann Lecture

Global food supplies and the governmental policies that relate to them are the topics at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, when World Food Prize Laureate Per Pinstrup-Andersen presents the last Heuermann Lecture of the 2012-2013 Heuermann Lectures season.

Beyond the Bloom

It's easy to enjoy the bright yellow flowers opening on the bare branches of forsythia that signal the start of spring.

Swallows Evolving Shorter Wing Lengths Thanks to Messy Encounters with Vehicles

It's not the wind beneath their wings but rather the SUVs there that have inspired cliff swallows to take flight in their recent evolution.

Spring Affair Plant Sale April 27 in Lincoln

Spring Affair, the Midwest's largest gardening event, will be Saturday, April 27, at the Lancaster Event Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Weatherfest and Severe Weather Symposium at UNL April 6

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Family Weatherfest and Severe Weather Symposium is Saturday, April 6, at Hardin Hall.

NU Water for Food Conference to Focus on Building Resilient Agroecosystems

Recent years have seen major droughts, floods and extreme temperatures affecting vast areas of the globe, including some of its most productive agricultural regions.

Nebraska Communities to Participate in Forestry Conference, Tree City USA Awards April 2

Community representatives from across the state will meet for the Nebraska Community Forestry Conference and Tree City USA Recognition Awards April 2 at Lincoln's downtown Holiday Inn.

Final Four Water Lectures Delve into Climate and Drought Related Issues

Drought, surface water availability, water concerns relating to vegetation and crops and possible climate-related impacts that seem to be on many minds will form a theme for the final four lectures in the University of Nebraska's annual spring water seminar series.