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Anglers use Lake Wanahoo to fish, both from the bank and from boats, in Nebraska. | Keith Hurley, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Anglers use Lake Wanahoo to fish, both from the bank and from boats, in Nebraska. | Keith Hurley, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

Study angles for new tactics for fishing, water management

A new five-year study by University of Nebraska–Lincoln researchers shows that decisions made by anglers are more complicated and that local water-management decisions can add unintended stresses on regional waterways. Continue reading…

Participants introduce themselves during a drought planning and mitigation workshop in October in Ethiopia. | Photos by Nicole Wall, National Drought Mitigation Center
Participants introduce themselves during a drought planning and mitigation workshop in October in Ethiopia. | Photos by Nicole Wall, National Drought Mitigation Center

Greenness indicator could provide enough advance warning of drought to save millions

A new resource designed by Tsegaye Tadesse, of the National Drought Mitigation Center, could predict drought in the Greater Horn of Africa by as much as 10 days to three months in advance of an actual climatic crisis. The capability to predict the natural hazard could save millions of lives. Continue reading…

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University, SNR to host soil moisture workshop

Image courtesy Trenton FranzThe leading scientists in soil moisture sensing, monitoring and modelling from the top universities, federal agencies and national laboratories in the United States will meet June 4 to 7 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the eighth annual MOISST Workshop: From Soil Moisture Observations to A Continue reading…

36 graduate from SNR in Spring 2018

The 2018 Spring graduatesThe School of Natural Resources is sending out big congratulations to the school's 36 Spring 2018 graduates. They were invited to participate in commencement exercises, which took place May 11 and 12 at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln’s Haymarket District.
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Originally published May 22, 2018 - Submit an Item