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March 2018

Climate Change Impacts on Western Nebraska

March 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Legacy of the Plains, 2930 Old Oregon Trail
Gering, NE 69341 United States
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How will a changing climate affect Western Nebraska? Come learn how your summers will change, how your water use will change, and how you can adapt to and be prepared for the upcoming changes. This is a FREE learning opportunity open to the community! Join us at the Legacy of the Plains near Gering and Scottsbluff Nebraska.

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July 2018

Zone Migration & Nutrient Collapse

July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Legacy of the Plains, 2930 Old Oregon Trail
Gering, NE 69341 United States
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Learn about how climate change is causing zone migration, or the shifting of climate zones and their species as temperatures rise, and is changing the nutrient makeup of the food we grow and consume.

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August 2018

Wildlife on the Prairie

August 11, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Legacy of the Plains, 2930 Old Oregon Trail
Gering, NE 69341 United States
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Wildlife surrounds us and provides many benefits. Come learn about Nebraska's biological treasures with special area guest artist, Charla Herbert. Charla will be teaching attendees how to draw and paint common wildlife found on the prairie. This is event is free and open to the public.

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Tour Guide Adventure: ID Species & Wildlife Tracks

August 12, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Chimney Rock National Historic Site, 9822 County Rd 75
Bayard, NE 69334 United States
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Common Ground and the Chimney Rock Visitor Center are proud to announce their final event of the Sunday Afternoon at the Rock season where attendees will learn about all of the many signs, tracks, and sounds of wildlife in the area. Amber Schiltz, Nebraska Wildlife Education Coordinator for Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, will present an engaging presentation which will be followed by a short hike so attendees can learn more about the wildlife who call Chimney Rock home. This…

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May 2019

Fireside Chats: Space and the Climate

May 29, 2019 @ 7:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Legacy of the Plains, 2930 Old Oregon Trail
Gering, NE 69341 United States
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Watch the International Space Station (ISS) pass overhead and learn how the ISS is helping us here on Earth!

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