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Professor of plant and ecosystem ecology Dave Wedin (left) and David Murphy, senior research architect at the Nebraska State Historical Society, with the sod wall. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
Professor of plant and ecosystem ecology Dave Wedin (left) and David Murphy, senior research architect at the Nebraska State Historical Society, with the sod wall. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

Century-old sod wall unites researchers across disciplines

A team of interdisciplinary researchers has begun analysis on part of a 110-year-old sod house that was once home to a group of Custer County, Neb. pioneers. The project involves studying a 4-by-8-foot chunk of sod deemed the "sod wall," which was removed from the house last year. Continue reading…

"The Future of Drought" by Jess Benjamin
"The Future of Drought" by Jess Benjamin

'Dry Times' exhibition opens

The Great Plains Art Museum at UNL has opened a new exhibit of drought-related artwork from Omaha ceramic artist Jess Benjamin. Benjamin's work focuses on water usage in the Great Plains: a regional concern related to the phenomenon of global drought. Continue reading…

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Originally published March 31, 2014 - Submit an Item