SciComm 2018

Date: Time: 2:00 pm–11:45 am Location: Nebraska Union
The three-day conference will feature NPR science correspondent Joe Palca, known for his science program Joe’s Big Idea, and Dr. Jacqueline Gill of the Climate Change Institute.

Introductory Beekeeping (Year 2)

Date: Time: 9:00 am–4:00 pm Location: Christenson Agricultural Research Education Building
This course builds upon the basic management practices covered in Year 1 Beekeeping and focuses on how to maintain healthy honey bee colonies. Meant for beekeepers with at least one year of experience. Part I of the course includes lectures by …

Entomology seminar on mosquito repellent mixtures

Date: Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm Location: Entomology Hall
Ellis Johnson, a graduate student in the Entomology Department will present the seminar, “Repellent mixtures for personal bite protection from mosquitoes”.

MS Thesis Defense - Wilhelm Fraundorfer

Date: Time: 12:00 pm Location: Hardin Hall
This research utilized a time series of hydraulic, geophysical, and sedimentological data to

MS Thesis Defense - Craig Adams

Date: Time: 9:00 am–10:00 am Location: Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
Measurement of accumulated nitrate in the vadose is critical for predicting whether changing surface activities are impacting nitrate leaching to groundwater beneath agricultural fields. This research investigated the occurrence and movement of …

Brownbag on Planting & Design

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Jane Snyder Trail Center
With such an abundance of plants for gardeners to choose from, this free noon session will highlight some exceptional hardy ornamentals for home gardens. Christina Hoyt of the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum will have photos and tips for planning, …

Agronomy and Horticulture Seminar – David Wedin

Date: Time: 3:30 pm Location: Keim Hall
David Wedin, director, Nine-Mile Prairie and Agroforestry Research Farm, professor, Natural Resources, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, will present “Conserving, managing and restoring grassland diversity in Lincoln’s New Prairie Corridor on …

SNR Documentary Series – The Trees

Date: Time: 7:00 pm–9:00 pm Location: Hardin Hall
The School of Natural Resource’s spring documentary series will continue with “The Trees.” The event is free and open to the public.

Brownbag on Permaculture

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Jane Snyder Trail Center
Permaculture was founded in the 1970s as a direct response to the destructive forces of industrial agriculture. It is a holistic approach to land design and human culture guided by universal ethics of earthcare. Permaculture attempts to heal the …

Brownbag on Wildflowers for Home Landscapes

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–1:00 pm Location: Jane Snyder Trail Center
The area around Union Plaza was designed for recreational use, sustainability and beauty. It was planted with wildflowers and other hardy species selected for their adaptability, pollinator habitat and year-round beauty. During this event, …