The Nebraska Wildland Fire Academy utilizes experienced wildland fire instructors from around the country to bolster training for Nebraska's firefighters.
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Free Biochar Workshop Series

Kelpie Wilson of Wilson Biochar Associates has over 30 years’ experience in renewable energy, sustainable forestry, and resource conservation. Since 2008 she has focused on biochar. From 2008-2012 she was employed by the International Biochar Initiative and was responsible for managing a multi-stakeholder process to draft the first international standards and testing guidelines for biochar. She is on the board of the US Biochar Initiative and is a founder and contributing editor to The Biochar Journal. She joins the Nebraska and Kansas Forest Services for three full days of workshops.

Tuesday, March 27th                       Ord, NE                      9am – 4pm
Valley County Fairgrounds
Full day workshop including a biochar overview and learning how to make biochar through a hands on demonstration.

Wednesday, March 28th                 Lincoln, NE                Noon – 1pm
Nebraska East Campus Union, Great Plains Room
Brown bag lunch presentation titled “DIY Biochar: know it; make it; use it."

Thursday, March 29th                    Lawrence, KS             8am – noon
Douglas County Fairgrounds
Half day workshop including an overview of biochar and learning how to make it through a hands-on demonstration

Eventbrite - Great Plains Biochar Series

Tree City USA and Greener Towns Celebration

Join us to celebrate all that you do for your community and green places! The Nebraska Forest Service and Nebraska Statewide Arboretum are recognizing Nebraska's Tree Cities and Greener Towns with our annual ceremony and luncheon. Come for the celebration and leave inspired with information to benefit your project and your town. The event is free and lunch is provided!

North Platte York
April 17, 2018 April 23, 2018
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