Registration open for 'Nebraska Climate Conversations'

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Registration open for ‘Nebraska Climate Conversations’

A view of the Platte River during the 2012 drought. | Nicole Wall, National Drought Mitigation Center

Sustainability programs at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and University of Nebraska at Kearney are joining forces for “Nebraska Climate Conversations.”

Focused on climate in the Cornhusker State, the event is 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 30 at the UNK Nebraska Student Union. Registration, which is $25 for the public and $15 for students, is due by March 24. Lunch is provided.

Topics include the impacts of climate change and actions that can be taken to address it.

Keynote speakers are Martha Shulski, state climatologist, and Graham Christensen, a fifth-generation farmer representing RegeNErate Nebraska. Other presenters include Alan Dutcher, associate state climatologist; Lucas Sabalka, energy specialist; Del Ficke, Ficke Cattle Company; Deb Gangwish, Nebraska Corn Growers Association; Mitch Lee, Assurity Life Insurance; and Lisa Lee, International Exchange and Citizen Diplomacy.

A complete workshop schedule and registration details are available online.

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