Yearlong Nebraska fellowship gives next crop of wildlife conservationists a leg up
After processing seeds to be spread in the Nature Conservancy's fields near Wood River, Anne Stine, in the hat, and Eliza Perry remove the excess flower heads from the barn where they harvest and store seeds. The two got a year of experience working as conservationists as part of a first-of-its-kind fellowship program.
Posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Ecologists have identified nearly 300 plant species on a patch of prairie where two recent college graduates from the East Coast have spent the past year learning the nature of Nebraska.
Now those graduates just have to figure out which of the 300 their supervisor is pointing to.
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