Prairie ecology and management

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: Climate Change and Grassland Ecology with Martha Shulski

September 13, 2021

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

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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 IV

August 5, 2021

Check out the new CGS Podcast episodes featuring upcoming NGC speakers John Guretzky and Gerry Steinauer.

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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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CGS Podcast: Nebraska Grazing Conference Speakers II

July 22, 2021

Check out the new CGS Podcast episodes featuring upcoming NGC speakers Jay Parsons, Melissa Panella, Jeff Drahota, and Walt Schacht.

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LJS Editorial: Lincoln can craft win-win for Nine-Mile development

July 22, 2021

When Willa Cather captured the essence of the untamed Nebraska prairie, she wrote of the rolling grasslands of Webster County, rather than those of Southeast Nebraska. But her words about the permanence of the land ring true about the debate over how best to proceed with 20 acres near Arnold Elementary School, part of a proposed affordable housing development within the buffer zone of the Nine-Mile Prairie ecosystem, that would be declared as blighted.

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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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