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Jerred and Sam dropping off supplies in Hooper
Returning the favor
Jerred Berrner (left) and Sam Schumacher (right) of Dalton Fire & Rescue arrive in Hooper, Nebraska with supplies and donations for Winslow, Nebraska flood victims. 

As the old saying goes, “What goes around, comes around.”

That’s not always a bad thing. Just ask the community of Winslow, Nebraska.

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Mike Repas stops for a quick night's rest in the Kisatchie National Forest in Louisiana.
A path for planting

For most people, finishing a masters’ degree is a major feat in itself. Mike Repas had just finished his third. Pair that with working a full-time job for an industrial supply company, and it was safe to say he was ready for a change of pace.

“To put it politely, I was absolutely burnt out,” Repas laughed.

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Picture of volunteers and NFS staff planting at the 2017 Horning Farm Field Day
Less weeds, more WOW at Horning Farm

Here's a snapshot from a garden design demonstration put on as part of Horning Farm Field Day last September near Plattsmouth, Nebraska. This event, hosted by the Nebraska Forest Service at its easternmost research forest, was a chance for the public and green industry professionals to learn the latest in tree and landscape news.

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Photo of Balsam Fir
Finding the right Christmas tree for your home

It's that time of year! We asked asked former Rural Forestry Program Leader John DuPlissis for his advice on finding the perfect tree for your holiday celebrations!

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