Nebraska Extension-Lancaster County

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The free October 2015 Edition of the NEBLINE Newsletter is now on-line

This month's feature article: "We All Benefit from Pollinator Habitats". Find this story and more here.

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Pollinator Habitat Live Cam: Tune in to view the habitat change through the seasons. Watch the livestream view day/night here.

Making Good Use of Landscape Debris

Beginning in late summer, most gardeners have an abundance of landscape waste; whether it's falling tree leaves, foliage and branches from pruning trees and shrubs, or plant waste from ornamental or vegetable gardens. Why not take advantage of these great organic material? You can easily turn them into nutrient-rich compost to use in your gardens next year. Learn more

Help Start a 4-H Club

Currently, there are far more youth wanting to be in 4-H clubs than there are clubs. Families are encouraged to help organize a new club -- which is a lot easier than you may think! Learn more

Head Lice Resources You Can Trust

Children are back in school and we're getting calls on head lice. The educational resources on this site are current, reliable and research-based. You won't find gimmicks or tricks--only science-based information that makes sense and works! Visit here

Climate Change: What Does It Mean for Nebraska?

From east to west across the state there is a considerable difference in climate, particularly for precipitation and humidity. The eastern half of the state receives moisture from southerly winds coming across the Gulf of Mexico. The western half of the state is much drier on average and less humid. Learn more

Too Busy for Family Time?

If your family mirrors the typical family, it may be time to actually chart out where your free time and money are going. It may be that you choose not to make any changes. But you may find, once you actually see the time and money invested, that you will decide that cutting back would be best for your family. Learn more

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