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Water and weed tour set Sept. 24 in North Platte PDF Print E-mail

The first annual Water & Weeds Tour will take place at the UNL West Central Research & Extension Center in North Platte, Neb. on Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. until 3:45 p.m. CT.
The tour will be on bus and take participants to field sites in riparian and rangeland areas to view current research on invasive and noxious weeds being conducted by Dr. Steve Young, UNL Weed Ecologist.
A discussion led by Doug Hallum, UNL Hydrogeologist, will focus on water needs for developing a man-made pond. After a catered lunch, the tour will return to WCREC to view greenhouse and lab research on invasive plants under various stress conditions related to water in order to understand how to develop long-term management strategies.
For more information and registration details, please contact Phyllis Carney by phone (308-696-6740) or email ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ).