Mark Svoboda, climatologist and internationally known expert on drought monitoring and early warning, is the new director of the National Drought Mitigation Center, University of Nebraska officials announced Oct. 4. Svoboda was one of the center’s original employees at its founding in 1995. Continue reading…More details at: http://drought.unl.edu
Inside the School of Natural Resources
Brody Vorderstrasse, senior fisheries and wildlife major, has been selected to receive a $4,000 Shikar Safari Club Scholarship from the Texas Game Warden Association. The scholarship recognizes high-achieving students currently involved in the studies of wildlife management and range management. Continue reading…More details at: http:/snr.unl.edu
Two sets of finalists for a pair of senior vice chancellor positions will visit the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this week. Continue reading…More details at: http://news.unl.edu/
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Nine-Mile Prairie recently drew the attention of the National Association of State Department of Agriculture, which hosted its annual meeting Sept. 21 to 24 in Lincoln, and made the acreage one of its offsite tours. SNR's Dave Wedin, director of the acreage, organized the tour and presentations. Continue reading…More details at: http:/snr.unl.edu
The High Plains Regional Climate Center recently organized a workshop on regional climate services for National Weather Service employees whose focus is the upper Missouri River Basin. Eleven participants from nine National Weather Service Offices in five states came to Lincoln. Continue reading…More details at: http://snr.unl.edu
The SNR fall seminar series continues this Wednesday with a lecture by Dr. Trevor Hefley, assistant professor in the Kansas State University department of statistics, at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 5 in 107 Hardin Hall.
Hefley will present “When can the cause of a population decline be determined?” Continue reading…
Dr. Steve Long, a well-known plant ecologist and physiologist, will be visiting UNL and will give a talk on food security and sustainability in the face of climate change and population growth.
The seminar will be at 2 p.m. Oct. 5, at the East Campus Union. A reception will follow from 3 to 4 p.m. Continue reading…
Dr. Don Wilhite, professor emeritus of Applied Climate Science in SNR, attended and chaired the annual meetings of the advisory and management committees of the Integrated Drought Management Program on Sept. 14 to 15 in Geneva, Switzerland. Continue reading…More details at: http://snr.unl.edu
The SNR Wellness Team is promoting an event, All About You, on behalf of the UNL Wellness Initiative.
All About You is a free event that provides wellness assessments and resources to Nebraska employees and students on the seven components of wellness. Continue reading…
The School of Natural Resources has welcomed many new employees and said goodbye to others. The follow lists are in order of oldest to most recent hires and separations. Continue reading…More details at: ttp:/snr.unl.edu
The University of Nebraska State Museum's October Sunday with a Scientist program for children and families will explore predators. The event is 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at Morrill Hall, 645 N. 14th St. Continue reading…More details at: http://www.museum.unl.edu/