Posted on January 24, 2022 by Favian Mendez Rodriguez
Water has always been the great attractor. Where there is water, there is life. To those passing Nebraska along I-80, it can be easy to think there is not much out there in terms of water. They can be forgiven for thinking that not much lies beyond the sea of grass and corn. I can […]
Posted on March 12, 2020 by Emma Brinley Buckley
Posted on September 10, 2019 by Amy Morris
I was born and raised in Aurora, Nebraska, with the seemingly inherent knowledge that the Platte River was the closest and one of the most important water features of our community. Throughout the years, I went on school field trips to the Platte where we would talk about the significance of the water system so […]
Posted on May 8, 2018 by Grace Bullington
How does one define a place? Is it a location someone has visited? Does one have to stand on the shores of a lake to feel like they know the lake? Can someone who has never visited a place still have a connection to it? I grapple with these questions as my time as […]
Posted on January 16, 2018 by Michael Farrell
It is Spring 1975. It is just coming on dawn at Crow Dog’s place on the White River. I am trying to get some sleep after being up for the last two nights. I am laying on the frosty grass half tucked in under my Chevrolet Vega wrapped in a sleeping bag – but the […]
Posted on April 12, 2017 by Mariah Lundgren
Posted on October 11, 2016 by Ariana Brocious
Nebraska irrigates more farmland than any state in the nation, and a lot of that water is pumped from underground. A new program for sharing Nebraska’s groundwater may help both farmers and endangered species.
Posted on August 26, 2015 by Ariana Brocious
This year’s wet spring sent as much water down the Platte River in two months as usually passes through in an average year.
Posted on August 22, 2015 by Ariana Brocious
Don Welch is a Nebraska poet and author, recently retired from 50 years of teaching at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. He’s lived most of his life with his wife Marcia in central Nebraska, where much of his work has been influenced by the natural world.
Posted on August 15, 2015 by Jackie Sojico
Because groundwater is so important, water quality scientists spend a lot of time studying how contaminants can get into the aquifer, deep underground. Dan Snow says growing up, he wasn’t planning on being a scientist.