Water & Environment

water and environment
Water & Environment

Grant to support the development of water in society undergraduate course

A three-year, $299,018 Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE) gran aims to foster undergraduate students’ science learning and water literacy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

UNL experts offer advice on protecting ash trees

Experts from the Nebraska Forest Service, Backyard Farmer and Nebraska Extension are urging homeowners not to prematurely rush into treating their ash trees after the recent discovery of the invasive emerald ash borer in an Omaha park.
Ash Tree

UNL joins 12 public and private universities calling for increased federal investment in agricultural research

Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation and 13 university collaborators, including UNL have released a report highlighting current scientific breakthroughs.
Retaking the Field

UNL receives grants to evaluate land conservation stewardship

Simanti Banerjee, an assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has received a four-year $498,641 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to study the effectiveness of conservation auction policies.

UNL entomologists trying to save local insect

The Department of Entomology at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln has partnered with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Lincoln Children’s Zoo and the Henry Doorly Zoo to save the Salt Creek tiger beetle.
Gary Brewer

Project SENSE aims to help corn producers, environment

When and at what rate nitrogen fertilizer should be applied are major questions for today's corn producers. Nebraska Extension is helping answer these questions through Project SENSE, which stands for Sensors for Efficient Nitrogen Use and Stewardship of the Environment.
Project SENSE

Maxwell Arboretum spring celebration is May 12

The public is invited to the Friends of Maxwell Arboretum's spring celebration on May 12.

Water and natural resources tour is June 14-16 in Colorado

The annual water and natural resources tour, hosted by the University of Nebraska's Nebraska Water Center and the Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District, will be in Colorado this summer.