School of Natural Resources Seminar Series Continues Oct. 14

School of Natural Resources Seminar Series Continues Oct. 14

September 12, 2008

"Snakes on the Plains" will be the next presentation in the UNL School of Natural Resources Outreach Seminar Series. It will be presented by UNL herpetologist Dennis Ferraro.

Other presentations in the series include:

  • Nov. 6 — Time reporter Michael Grunwald will speak on his new book, "The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida, and the Politics of Paradise." His appearance is cosponsored by the Water Center, the Lower Platte River Corridor Alliance, and the College of Journalism and Mass Communications. Before his presentation, Grunwald will autograph copies of his book, which will be available at the Nebraska Maps & More Store.
  • Nov. 11 — "Protecting Nebraska's Native Plants and Animals from Invasive Non-Native Species," by UNL wildlife ecologist Craig Allen.
  • Dec. 9 — "The Drought of the 1890s on the Western High Plains," by UNL geographer David Wishart, with comments on present drought risks by Mike Hayes, climatologist and director of the National Drought Mitigation Center.


All presentations begin at 7 p.m. and refreshments will be served. Parking next to Hardin Hall will be free during the events.

Kelly Helm Smith
School of Natural Resources

Online Master of Science in Agronomy

With a focus on industry applications and research, the online program is designed with maximum flexibility for today's working professionals.

A field of corn.