Water & Environment

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Water & Environment

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.

World Food Prize Laureate Pinstrup-Andersen is Heuermann Lecturer April 9

"The Global Food System and Related Policy Challenges" is the topic when World Food Prize Laureate Per Pinstrup-Andersen presents the Heuermann Lecture at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Hardin Hall auditorium, 33rd and Holdrege.

Latest Forecast Increases Likelihood of Below Normal Temperatures

Latest forecasts through March, have put Nebraska in an area of below-normal temperatures, the Nebraska state climatologist says.

UNL Hires New Director of School of Natural Resources

A professor of wildlife ecology and management at the University of Georgia will be the new head of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's School of Natural Resources.

Garden Chores, for Better or Worse

Most gardeners want to spend time outdoors and prefer garden chores to indoor ones.

Forest Service Offering Fire Training Across State

In the next several months, the Nebraska Forest Service's Wildland Fire Training Program expects to train about 500 firefighters across the state to prepare for another major wildfire season.