Inside the School of Natural Resources

Graduating SNR undergraduate students gather on the north lawn of Hardin Hall on May 9. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
Graduating SNR undergraduate students gather on the north lawn of Hardin Hall on May 9. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

2,900+ receive degrees at May 9-10 ceremonies

SNR is sending out a big congratulations to the school's May graduates. They were invited to participate in commencement exercises, which took place May 9-10 at Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln's Haymarket area. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/q5pi
Don Wilhite, climatologist and professor, presented the keynote address and facilitated a third regional capacity building workshop on national drought policy in Hanoi, Vietnam from May 6-9. (Photo courtesy Don Wilhite)
Don Wilhite, climatologist and professor, presented the keynote address and facilitated a third regional capacity building workshop on national drought policy in Hanoi, Vietnam from May 6-9. (Photo courtesy Don Wilhite)

Wilhite delivers drought policy keynote address in Vietnam

Don Wilhite, climatologist and professor, presented the keynote address and facilitated a third regional capacity building workshop on national drought policy in Hanoi, Vietnam from May 6-9. Continue reading…

Leah Sandall, a lecturer in agronomy and horticulture, works at a UNL Extension pesticide container recycling site. The program, which has recycled more than 1,000 tons of the containers, is in its 23rd year. (Photo courtesy UNL Extension)
Leah Sandall, a lecturer in agronomy and horticulture, works at a UNL Extension pesticide container recycling site. The program, which has recycled more than 1,000 tons of the containers, is in its 23rd year. (Photo courtesy UNL Extension)

Pesticide container recycling program enters 23rd year

More than 1,000 tons of plastic pesticide containers have been recycled as part of a more than 20-year UNL Extension program aimed at turning these potential threats to Nebraska's environment and landscape into useful products. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/tsei
Julie Elliott, Natural Resources Conservation Service range management specialist, identifies a low-growing flowering plant for a visitor at a field day.
Julie Elliott, Natural Resources Conservation Service range management specialist, identifies a low-growing flowering plant for a visitor at a field day.

Photographing range can help decision-making during, after drought

UNL's National Drought Mitigation Center is offering free webinars at 10 a.m. CDT on May 15 and 22 to walk through the hows and whys of photographically documenting forage conditions, particularly during drought recovery. Continue reading…

More details at: http://go.unl.edu/iwit

Nashleanas to teach human geography in pre-session

Katherine Nashleanas, geography lecturer, will teach GEOG 140: Human Geography in the summer pre-session, which runs from May 19 to June 6. Spots are still open.Katherine Nashleanas, geography lecturer, will teach GEOG 140: Human Geography in the summer pre-session, which runs from May 19 to June 6. Spots are still open. The course satisfies ACE 9 course requirements. One class activity involves dining at a local ethnic restaurant for credit. Continue reading…

Originally published May 12, 2014 - Submit an Item