Inside SNR | Pegg Dives Into Large River Ecology, Weatherfest Returns, Recycle Journals, Flora Updated

Mark Pegg poses with an endangered pallid sturgeon collected on the Missouri River during a project to send them to a hatchery for spawning and release them back into the wild.
Mark Pegg poses with an endangered pallid sturgeon collected on the Missouri River during a project to send them to a hatchery for spawning and release them back into the wild.

Pegg's Research Examines Fish Populations in Large Rivers

Mark Pegg's research informs management of invasive species, stocking sportfish, and protecting the habitat of invasive species. His students help with fieldwork in the Missouri, Niobrara and Platte rivers, and he leads a trip to Namibia every other year. Continue reading…

The lobby of Hardin Hall was packed at Weatherfest 2011.
The lobby of Hardin Hall was packed at Weatherfest 2011.

UNL Weatherfest to Return Saturday, March 31

Are you ready for the 2012 severe weather season? Bring the family and learn about state-of-the-art storm readiness at UNL's 12th annual Weatherfest, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, March 31, in Hardin Hall, including a town hall meeting, activities for kids, and talks by experts and storm spotters. Continue reading…

More details at: http://snr.unl.edu/cpsws

Dutcher Recognized by Sorghum Producers

Al Dutcher, state climatologistCongratulations to Al Dutcher, state climatologist, who received the Nebraska Grain Sorghum Producers Association Service to Industry Award. Dutcher speaks regularly to sorghum producers and many others about climate conditions around the state.

Originally published March 12, 2012 - Submit an Item