Applied Ecology Data and Online Resources

Amphibians, Turtles & Reptiles

The Guide to Snakes, Turtles, Frogs (& Toads), Lizards and Salamanders helps users identify herptofauna, but at times can be challenging. Our resources provide reliable information for fast identification. To begin, select which type of animal you wish to identify.

Regional & Community Forestry

Tree and Shrub identification by various parameters including:

  • Name (Scientific and Common)
  • Site Characteristics (pH, Salt and Drought Tolerance)
  • Other Properties (USDA Hardiness Zones, Fall Color, Native)

Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership

The Tern and Plover Conservation Partnership works to protect endangered Interior Least Terns and threatened Piping Plovers in Nebraska. We do this by:

  • reducing the likelihood of conflicts developing between people and birds
  • increasing the amount of habitat available to nesting birds