Community Environment


Extension is committed to helping Nebraskans know more about creating resource- and energy-efficient rural and urban landscapes, protecting and managing water resources, properly managing insect and wildlife pests, and more.

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Community Environment

The Common Forbs and Shrubs of Nebraska - EC118 publication has been updated in April of 2017.

This publication provides illustrations and key details to identify Nebraska's forbs, shrubs and cacti. Written by Cheryl D. Dunn, Research Manager-Herbarium Curator, UNL Department of Agronomy and Horiticulture; Mitchell B. Stephenson, Range Specialist, UNL Panhandle Research & Extension Center; and James Stubbendieck, Emeritus Professor of Grassland Ecology, UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, this guide is a valuable resource for research, study or pleasure.

Community Environment

Pests, turf and landscape, water, and food production resources.

Backyard Farmer

Research-based solutions to lawn and garden questions.

Turfgrass Science

Turf iNfo for the north central states.

Master Gardeners

Trained volunteers sharing their knowledge with Nebraskans.

Acreage Insights

Helping acreage owners manage their rural living environment.

UNL Water

Providing research, information and educational opportunities about Nebraska's most important natural resource.

Drought Resources

Nebraska Extension has created a new website that offers resources for those dealing with drought.