News & Information
The free April 2015 Edition of the NEBLINE Newsletter is now on-line
This month's feature article: "4-H Clubs of Excellence Award Recognizes Successful Clubs". Find this story and more here.
4-H Embryology has started in local schools!
These are coturnix quail eggs and they should hatch March 31! This is a live cam view. Learn more
14 Ways Consumers Can Reduce Food Waste
About 40 percent of the United States food supply (1500 calories/person/day) goes uneaten. Discarded food in homes and foodservice accounts for 60 percent of this total food loss and is mostly avoidable. Learn more in the April NEBLINE - Page 1 & continues on Page 8
2015 Trainings for Nebraska Master Naturalists
If you are interested in dedicating your time to conserve Nebraska's natural resources, want to give back to your community, and are at least 19 years old, then consider becoming a Nebraska Master Naturalist. Learn more & Apply
Spring into Pond Management
After a cold winter, it is exciting to see things “green up.” But it is discouraging to see a pond turn into green pea soup. Ponds need to have good water quality, favorable aquatic habitat and proper management. Learn more
Build Your Own Rain Barrel
Rainwater harvesting helps make the most of rain when we receive it; and helps slow down stormwater so more soaks into soil and less runs off to cause soil erosion and runoff pollution. A good winter project could be to build your own rain barrel or two. Learn more