Community Engagement

Spring Activity

Family Weatherfest
17th Annual Weatherfest is April 1, 2017 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm at Nebraska Inovation Campus.

Movie Night & Discussion

Disruption Movie

March 2, 2017 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM in Hardin Hall Auditorium

Spring Activity

Big Event

Event: April 8 from 9 am to 1 pm

Sign Up Deadline: March 17, 2017

Registration: Sign-up with the School of Natural Resources

New Mission

The School of Natural Resources Community Engagement Committee is accepting requests from any SNR group planning outreach activities in need of help purchasing promotional materials, including copies, flyers and signs.

In 2017, the committee shifted from utilizing available funds for two annual outreach events to instead focusing on supporting outreach efforts from professors, staff or centers within.

Engage With Us

The School of Natural Resources regularly engages with the community through activities & public speakers.

News

HPRCC, Extension host National Climate Assessment workshop


HPRCC, Extension host National Climate Assessment workshop

Changes in climate do not necessarily translate into changes to management practices and interactions between sectors remain quite complex. Those topics were key discussions during the Northern Great Plains Regional engagement workshop for the Fourth National Climate Assessment

Crop model research aids decision-making for corn irrigation in western Nebraska


Crop model research aids decision-making for corn irrigation in western Nebraska

If you could produce the same amount of food with fewer resources, wouldn't you? That is the goal of new research led by Justin Gibson, a PhD student in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's School of Natural Resources and a Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute student support grantee. The research recently was published in the Journal of Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. UNL hydrogeophysicst and DWFI Faculty Fellow Trenton Franz is also involved with the project.

Big-game jitters: Coyotes no match for wolves' hunting prowess


Big-game jitters: Coyotes no match for wolves' hunting prowess

It may have replaced the dwindling eastern wolf atop many food chains, but the eastern coyote lacks the chops to become the big-game hunter of an ecosystem, new research led by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln ecologist shows. But a study from John Benson and colleagues provides evidence that the eastern coyote hunts moose and other large prey far less frequently than does the eastern wolf - instead preferring to attack smaller game or scavenge human leftovers.

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