Conservation

UNL celebrates grasslands: Dalbey Prairie Open House set for Sept. 29

September 16, 2021

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Center for Grassland Studies will host an open house at the Dalbey Prairie on Sept. 29, starting at 10 a.m. and ending with a noon luncheon. The open house will take place in a fully in-person format.

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CGS Podcast: Nebraska's Grasslands and Global Change with Dave Wedin

August 27, 2021

Follow the Center for Grassland Studies Podcast on: MediaHub, Spotify, iTunes or Stitcher.

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After a decade vacant, Reller Prairie makes a comeback

August 11, 2021

About 20 minutes southeast of Lincoln, off the well-worn gravel roads is a grass and dirt path leading into the Reller Prairie Research Station. After standing relatively vacant for a decade — save for its wildlife occupants, some curious humans and a handful of academic researchers — faculty and staff from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s schools of Global Integrative Studies and Biological Sciences are breathing new life into the property.

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CGS Podcast: Nebraska Grazing Conference Speakers III

July 27, 2021

Check out the new CGS Podcast episodes featuring upcoming NGC speakers Ethan Freese, Dan Rasmussen, and John Walker.

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UN called to do more to support the world’s pastoralist peoples to help meet the Sustainable Development Goals

July 22, 2021

Highlights of a side event—Sustainable pastoralism and rangelands: Impacts of COVID-19 and how not to leave them behind in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development—held at the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development on 6 July 2021 and organized by the Government of Mongolia and the International Support Group for the International Year of Rangelands and Pastoralists (IYRP).

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IANR VC Boehm on the Barta Brothers Ranch (KRVN)

July 19, 2021

IANR Vice Chancellor Mike Boehm shares about the Barta Brothers Ranch and how it's being used to benefit Nebraska's ranchers.

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Switzer Ranch receives Nebraska Leopold Conservation award

April 29, 2021

Switzer Ranch of Loup County has been selected as the recipient of the 2021 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award. Given in honor of renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold, the prestigious award recognizes farmers, ranchers and forestland owners who inspire others with their dedication to land, water and wildlife habitat resources in their care.

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Nebraska’s Grassland Legacy

April 6, 2021

The Center for Grassland Studies announces the release of Nebraska’s Grassland Legacy, a video that celebrates grasslands. Produced by Ethan Freese and Mariah Lundgren of the Platte Basin Timelapse project, the video tells the story of Nebraska grasslands with a brief review of the environmental and human factors driving current grassland systems.

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Landowner Creates Man-made Lek for Greater Prairie Chickens

March 19, 2021

Dan Leuenberger set out to do something conservation professionals say is rare: create a successful prairie chicken lek on private property from scratch. Leuenberger and Jim Neville, his bird hunting partner, knew prairie chickens were already in the area because Leuenberger spotted them occasionally. But would those birds actually use a man-made lek? It’s rare for that to happen, experts say.

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Center for Grassland Studies Podcast: Stretching Prairie Remnant with Kay Kottas

March 18, 2021

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