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Twenty senior students, including SNR's Derek Kane, have been selected as University of Nebraska-Lincoln homecoming royalty finalists. The homecoming king and queen are elected by the student body in an online vote Sept. 21. They will be crowned Sept. 23 at halftime of the Nebraska-Rutgers football game, which kicks off at 2:30 p.m. at Memorial Stadium.
The National Drought Mitigation Center released on Monday the latest generation U.S. Drought Monitor website that improves usability and readability for its nearly 7 million-a-year viewers. The mobile-friendly site contains a new, larger drought monitor map, revised navigation and more data and information download options
Eric North, an assistant professor of practice within the School of Natural Resources, has been tasked with creating a regional and community forestry program, capable of training everyone from urban arborists to conservationists to scale trees safely and efficiently. "I'm trying to coin the term 'Treehuskers,'" he said. "This was the tree planting state, so we're trying to bring that back."
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- Haak, D. M., B. D. Fath, V. E. Forbes, D. R. Martin, and K. L. Pope. 2017. Coupling ecological and social network models to assess "transmission" and "contagion" of an aquatic invasive species. Journal of Environmental Management 190:243-251.
- Deposits Magazine - Issue 49 (2017), pp 46-47
- Divine, Dana P. and Leslie M. Howard. 2017. The Groundwater Atlas of Richardson County, Nebraska, NE: Conservation & Survey Division. pp. 33