The university worked with several other organizations and local ranchers to burn the first of four 150-acre pastures at the Barta Brothers Ranch near Rose, Nebraska, on March 18, 2022. The burn was a first step in a long-term study of adaptive management using fire and grazing in Sandhills. Continue reading…More details at: https://snr.unl.edu
Catherine Chan came from New England to Nebraska, looking for a change of pace. She found the more relaxed lifestyle she craved in, of all places, her doctoral program. Chan is using remote sensing to research plant diversity through the School of Natural Resources on East Campus.
The “Nehawka Core” is an important resource housed at the state Conservation and Survey Division repository. It’s a rock sample that is the result of an oil drilling operation from the 1920′s. Continue reading…More details at: https://www.1011now.com/2022/04/20/rock-sample-has-nehawka-connection/?fbclid=IwAR396dVwe2f9M08kAM3ypI7dyNXY9JcdKNMQ1lt-HUyVUMnzKQw6qqQiXa0
Robert Brooke, Judy Diamond, Vanessa Gorman, Jordan Stump and Mark Svoboda are among winners of the University of Nebraska system’s most esteemed award for research, creative activity, teaching and engagement. The honors were announced April 6. Continue reading…More details at: https://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/brooke-diamond-gorman-stump-svoboda-earn-top-nu-awards/
Thirteen Cabela's Apprenticeships have been awarded for 2022. The program is an opportunity for students to gain experience doing research that addresses real issues centered around: recruiting participants in outdoor activities, managing fish and wildlife, ecosystem conservation. Continue reading…More details at: https://snr.unl.edu/undergrad/funding/cabelaapprenticeshipprogram.aspx
As a pioneer in the study of ecological resilience and panarchy theory, Craig Allen, the director of CRAWL, recently blazed those trails further by publishing the new book Applied Panarchy: Applications and Diffusion Across Disciplines. Continue reading…More details at: https://centerforresilience.unl.edu/crawl-director-coedits-new-book-panarchy
William L. Baxter scholarship
Allison Barg and Grace Schuster have been selected for the 2022 William L. Baxter scholarship from the Nebraska chapters of Pheasants Forever, Inc. and Quail Forever. They received their awards during Pheasant Fest, held in March in Omaha.
'Coffee and Conservation,' the Applied Wildlife Ecology & Spatial Movement Lab (AWESM Lab) discussion event, takes place April 26, 2022 at 2 pm. Continue reading…More details at: https://wildlifeecologylab.unl.edu
They began by ranking natural disasters. Which worried them most? Hurricane, fire, flood, earthquake, tsunami or drought? Then they explored the billions of dollars and losses of life associated with different disasters over time and around the world. Continue reading…More details at: https://drought.unl.edu
Interdisciplinary endeavors at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln are helping solve critical challenges in Nebraska and the world. Continue reading…More details at: https://news.unl.edu/newsrooms/today/article/arts-and-sciences-ianr-take-lead-on-climate-resilience-research/
2022 Lincoln-Lancaster County—City Nature Challenge
Observations: April 29 – May 2
Identification Parties: May 4 - 6 Continue reading…