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The "Amphibians, Turtles & Reptiles of Nebraska" website is managed by Dennis Ferraro and his team at UNL's School of Natural Resources.
The "Amphibians, Turtles & Reptiles of Nebraska" website is managed by Dennis Ferraro and his team at UNL's School of Natural Resources.

New website aims to educate public about NE herpetology

You don't have to like snakes to appreciate them – at least that's what Dennis Ferraro says. "My main function is to instill appreciation and awareness," Ferraro said. “You can identify something that can't hurt you and how to stay away from what can hurt you." Continue reading…

SNR Student Need-to-Know

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

Clark Archer holds his new book, "Atlas of the 2012 Elections." (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
Clark Archer holds his new book, "Atlas of the 2012 Elections." (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

Archer book reception is April 29

A reception celebrating the publication of "Atlas of the 2012 Elections" will take place from 2-3 p.m., April 29 at Hardin Hall. The reception is free and open to the public, and copies of the atlas will be available for purchase. Author J. Clark Archer will be present for book signings. Continue reading…

From left: Jossana Cera, visiting grad student; Cesar Fensterseifer, visiting grad student; Wenqi Ou, senior; Mark Mesarch, SNR webmaster; Sawyer; Arden Cornwell, sophomore. (Courtesy photo)
From left: Jossana Cera, visiting grad student; Cesar Fensterseifer, visiting grad student; Wenqi Ou, senior; Mark Mesarch, SNR webmaster; Sawyer; Arden Cornwell, sophomore. (Courtesy photo)

SNR 'Big Event' team volunteers at Fallbrook YMCA

SNR was represented by a team of five at this year's Big Event. The Big Event, a national organization started at Texas A&M in 1982, aims to give back to local communities through one large day of service. At UNL, more than 3,000 students, faculty and staff volunteer annually. Continue reading…

Weatherfest attendees try out their weathercasting skills in the "Green Screen Experience" room. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)
Weatherfest attendees try out their weathercasting skills in the "Green Screen Experience" room. (Mekita Rivas | Natural Resources)

15th annual Weatherfest event marks successes

UNL's 15th Annual Family Weatherfest and Severe Weather Symposium took place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 11 at Hardin Hall. "It was the best-attended in the 15-year run of this event," said Ken Dewey, professor of applied climate science. Continue reading…

Originally published April 27, 2015 - Submit an Item