Community Engagement

Spring Activity

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

Spring Activity

The Big Event

Big Event
"Through service-oriented activities, The Big Event promotes campus and community unity as students come together for one day to express their gratitude for the support from the surrounding community." - Carl, Chris, Homeowner Olive, Mark and Jenny

Event: April 8 from 9 am to 1 pm

Movie Night & Discussion

Just Eat It Movie

April 4, 2017
7:00 - 9:00 PM in Hardin Hall Auditorium
Co-sponsored by Earthstock and 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

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.

Forecast: Expect High Heat Indices after July 4


Forecast: Expect High Heat Indices after July 4

Convection this week has brought welcome moisture to areas east and south of Grand Island, as several complexes developed on a daily basis from June 24 to 26. Unfortunately, a substantial portion of northern and western Nebraska missed out on these events and a substantial increase in abnormally dry conditions is depicted on this week's Drought Monitor (Figure 1). Rainfall reported after 7 a.m. on June 27 will be incorporated in next week's edition.

An African Experience: Studying abroad in Botswana


An African Experience: Studying abroad in Botswana

SNR student Mike True gives a first-person account of his study abroad experience to Botswana this summer. "What I expected to learn was somewhat fulfilled, yet it was the unexpected aspects of the trip that will forever be inscribed into my memory and, most importantly, my soul."

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