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The Freeman's dog-faced bat was discovered in Soberania National Park near the Panama Canal. | Photo courtesy Thomas Sattler
The Freeman's dog-faced bat was discovered in Soberania National Park near the Panama Canal. | Photo courtesy Thomas Sattler

'Wicked cool': New bat species named after Freeman

A new dog-faced bat species discovered in Panama has been named after Patricia Freeman, who devoted her career to studying bats. Freeman is a professor emeritus at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Natural Resources. Continue reading…

This map comparing groundwater levels in Spring 2016 and Spring 2017 is included in this year's groundwater report now available at Maps & More Store. | Courtesy Aaron Young
This map comparing groundwater levels in Spring 2016 and Spring 2017 is included in this year's groundwater report now available at Maps & More Store. | Courtesy Aaron Young

Nebraska sees modest groundwater decline

Unlike news reports coming out of Colorado and Kansas, Nebraska isn’t in danger of running out of groundwater from the High Plains Aquifer anytime soon. But the levels still are on average below pre-pumping water levels, according to the newest Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report. Continue reading…

The Adventures of Flora & Fauna

A screen grab of Grace Bullington's co-created mockumentary.Grace Bullington, senior fisheries and wildlife major, recently returned from Women Wildlife Filmmakers Workshop at the Cocobolo Nature Reserve in Panama this spring. And her mockumentary, co-created at the workshop, is online. Continue reading…

Benson: Studying animals is a career

John BensonJohn Benson, vertebrate ecologist, has researched everything from moose in Canada to great white sharks in the Pacific Ocean to cougars in Florida. He joined the School of Natural Resources in January 2017 where he'll continue his divergent research. Continue reading…

Biochar Expert to Speak at East Campus Union

BiocharBiochar is a charcoal-like product, derived from a 2,000 year-old practice that converts wood or agricultural waste into a valuable soil amendment. This brown bag lunch will present information on the science of biochar, how to make it, and how to use it. Continue reading…

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Originally published March 13, 2018 - Submit an Item