Water & Environment

water and environment
Water & Environment

Green to lead national university association's food, resources commission

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green has been appointed to lead the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities' Commission on Food, Environment and Renewable Resources.

Free lectures on water for the right use at the right time

Seven free public lectures will delve into seven aspects of “The right water for the right use at the right time” when the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s annual spring semester water and natural resources seminar debuts Jan. 18.

Introductory CASNR course helps students make decisions using science

The role that science and values play in decision-making about complex issues is the focus of Science Literacy 101: Science and Decision-Making for a Complex World.
SCIL 101

From Nebraska's first Christmas tree farm to a place of refuge

Nebraska’s first Christmas tree farm didn’t start out as that, nor will it move into the future with that role.
Prairie Pines

Three CASNR alumni graduate from Nebraska Water Leaders Academy

CASNR alumni Ryan Chapman, Amy Fosler and Matt Moser recently graduated in the sixth class of the Nebraska Water Leaders Academy.
CASNR grads

University of Nebraska student serving as news correspondent for environmental project

Diana Marcum, a junior Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Communication major from Bellevue, is serving as one of 10 nationwide student correspondents for Planet Forward.
Diana Marcum

Think like the house mouse for best control

How do you rid your residence of rodents? First, you have to know about their habits.

Environmental horticulturist earns grant to study biodegradable mulch

Sam Wortman, assistant professor and environmental horticulturist in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, has earned a three-year, $499,718 grant from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to evaluate biodegradable mulch and identify opportunities to speed its degradation in soil.
A garden using biodegradable mulch. Links to larger image.