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Welcome to the School of Natural Resources Alumni and Friends page! While the School itself is young, formed in 2003, the departments that came together to be a part of the School have a rich history and tradition in the University dating back over 100 years.

Whether you are a graduate from one of our programs or someone interested in natural resources, we greatly appreciate your interest and support as we strive to be an international leader in natural resources education and provide natural resources information to those both in Nebraska and around the world.

From drilling into the soil and groundwater below the surface, to conserving and sustaining the flora and fauna on the surface, to studying the climatological aspects of the atmosphere around us, to humans interacting with it all, we really do encompass “From Earth to Sky and Everything in Between.”

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B.J. Baule has no doubt that an SNR education gave him ample preparation for a career in climatology. ’The classes I took provided valuable training,’ Baule said. ’There are a lot of great professors in the applied climate area at SNR.’
B.J. Baule has no doubt that an SNR education gave him ample preparation for a career in climatology. ’The classes I took provided valuable training,’ Baule said. ’There are a lot of great professors in the applied climate area at SNR.’ Continue the Story
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Forbes named SENCER Leadership Fellow

Forbes named SENCER Leadership Fellow

Cory Forbes, School of Natural Resources science literacy associate professor, recently was appointed as a SENCER Leadership Fellow by the National Center for Science and Civic Engagement. Forbes was one of five educators from a pool of 6,000 to be elected to the most recent class by members.

Centers partner for increased climate resiliency of South Dakota tribes

Centers partner for increased climate resiliency of South Dakota tribes

Through two new federally funded grants, the High Plains Regional Climate Center and the National Drought Mitigation Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be helping four tribes in South Dakota reduce their climate vulnerability

Decision-making models help students master science skills

Decision-making models help students master science skills

In a forthcoming study, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Jenny Dauer demonstrates that teaching and using a seven-step decision-making model helps students become more scientifically literate, and has the potential to overcome subconscious biases and make better-informed decisions.

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Greater prairie-chicken nest site selection appears unaffected by wind energy facility


Greater prairie-chicken nest site selection appears unaffected by wind energy facility

Rapid development of wind energy across the Great Plains has spurred concern about potential effects on grassland birds, the most rapidly declining avian group in North American. But a new study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers shows that at least one grassland bird — the endangered greater prairie-chicken — pays little attention to small-scale wind energy infrastructure in choosing nesting sites.

Grassland management and proximity to roads, on the other hand, still play the most dominant role in where the birds choose to nest and whether they survive

NSF grant to boost graduate education in ag resilience


NSF grant to boost graduate education in ag resilience

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has earned a five-year, $3 million National Science Foundation Research Traineeship award to launch an interdisciplinary graduate training program focused on understanding resilience and vulnerability in agricultural landscapes. The new training program will be led by Craig Allen, a research professor with SNR and director of the Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit.

Warning system gets the early drop on drought


Warning system gets the early drop on drought

Agricultural crops can wither in a flash when the days turn hot, the air dries, the rain stops and moisture evaporates quickly from the soil. A new early warning system developed by two nationally recognized centers at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, along with the U.S. Geological Survey, can help alert stakeholders as drought begins.

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Private support is integral to the success of SNR and its programs. We are grateful to our many donors whose investments help SNR evolve into a world-class natural resources educator.

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School of Natural Resources Student Ambassador Program Fund

School of Natural Resources Student Ambassador Program Fund

Your gift to this fund supports the implantation, development and activities for the SNR Ambassadors.

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Alumni from the School of Natural Resources are located in all fifty states. The map below shows the breakdown of where they are located within the U.S.

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