Inside the School of Natural Resources

Katie McCollum is leading a conservation project on kori bustards, a near-threatened bird species. To help fund her research trip to Botswana this summer, she turned to the crowdfunding site Indiegogo. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
Katie McCollum is leading a conservation project on kori bustards, a near-threatened bird species. To help fund her research trip to Botswana this summer, she turned to the crowdfunding site Indiegogo. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

Student turns to technology for conservation project funding

Katie McCollum is the lead researcher on a conservation project in Botswana that aims to learn more about the population movements of kori bustards, a near-threatened bird species. To help offset her travel and research expenses, McCollum got creative and launched an online crowdfunding campaign. Continue reading…

More details at: http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/kori-bustard-conservation-in-eastern-botswana

SNR Student Need-to-Know

SNR Student Need-to-Know is the one-stop shop of information for all SNR students.The information provided in this announcement is tailored and geared toward all SNR students. Whether it's important dates, job/internship postings or other helpful info, students can find news essential to their success. Faculty are welcome to read and share this information accordingly. Continue reading…

"The Big Event," UNL's annual day of volunteerism and community service, is April 5. Sign up for the SNR team to give back to the greater Lincoln community!
"The Big Event," UNL's annual day of volunteerism and community service, is April 5. Sign up for the SNR team to give back to the greater Lincoln community!

SNR forming 'The Big Event' team, sign up to give back to community

Are you good with a paint brush, a rake or a hammer? Want to get to know your peers in the School of Natural Resources? Want to give back to the Lincoln community and make it a better place? Then take part in UNL's "The Big Event" on the morning of April 5. The deadline to register is March 21. Continue reading…

Turek to defend master's thesis

Kelly Turek, graduate student, will defend her master's degree thesis, "Influence of Non-Native Trout on Native Non-Game Fish in Nebraska Headwater Streams," at 1 p.m., March 19 in Hardin Hall Auditorium. Kelly Turek, graduate student, will defend her master's degree thesis, "Influence of Non-Native Trout on Native Non-Game Fish in Nebraska Headwater Streams," at 1 p.m., March 19 in the Hardin Hall auditorium (room 107). Continue reading…

SNR to host Climate Impacts Collaborative session

Don Wilhite is organizing a one-day brainstorming session as part of the Climate Impacts Collaborative (CIC) national program that will promote the work on climate impacts currently underway in SNR and across UNL. Don Wilhite, professor and climatologist, is organizing a one-day brainstorming session as part of the Climate Impacts Collaborative (CIC) national program that will promote the work on climate impacts currently underway in SNR and across UNL. The session will take place April 24. Continue reading…

Geography seminar is March 21

Two graduate students will present at the March 21 geography seminar at 2 p.m. in 228 Hardin Hall.Two graduate students will present at the March 21 geography seminar at 2 p.m. in 228 Hardin Hall. The seminar is an opportunity for students who will be presenting papers at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) to practice their presentations. All are invited. Continue reading…

The colloquium is part of the two-day Eureka: Engagement In the Modern Land-Grant University conference, taking place March 18 and 19 at UNL.
The colloquium is part of the two-day Eureka: Engagement In the Modern Land-Grant University conference, taking place March 18 and 19 at UNL.

Faculty invited to Engagement Colloquium

UNL faculty can learn how to amplify the impact and reach of their research and creative work across the state through strengthened relationships with the university’s extension resources during a March 18 session sponsored by the university’s Cooperative Extension Division. Continue reading…

Originally published March 17, 2014 - Submit an Item