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The Joy of Being a Mentor

I love giving presentations to school kids, but don’t have the time to do it very often.  However, when a former intern asked me to come talk to her class, it was hard to say no.  As a result, I spent a day … Continue reading

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The Nature Conservancy’s Hubbard Fellowship Program: 2014-2015

Regular readers of this blog are familiar with The Nature Conservancy’s Hubbard Fellowship program.  Our two current Fellows, Eliza and Anne, have been frequent contributors to this blog over the last 6 months.  While they’ll be here in Nebraska for another half year, it’s … Continue reading

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Hubbard Fellowship Blog – Photos by Eliza

Guest Post by Eliza Perry, one of our 2013-14 Hubbard Fellows (all photos are by Eliza Perry). The past month has been wild. Instead of writing up a succinct summary, I decided to share a few of my favorite photos I’ve … Continue reading

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Hubbard Fellowship Blog – Weed Whacking with Konstantin

Guest Post by Anne Stine, one of our 2013-14 Hubbard Fellows: When one considers that the weed-whacker is the modern incarnation of the scythe, Konstantin Levin’s ecstatic enlightenment while cutting wheat with his peasant tenants in Anna Karenina comes across … Continue reading

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New Fellowship Positions Available: Platte River Prairies, Nebraska

Attention recent college graduates from Natural Resources and Conservation programs… I am excited to announce the new Claire M. Hubbard Young Leaders in Conservation Fellowship Program.  The program will fund two Fellowship positions with The Nature Conservancy of Nebraska.  Fellows will be based here … Continue reading

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Volunteer Opportunities – Platte River Prairies, Nebraska

The following is an unpaid advertisement by The Prairie Ecologist… Need to build experience for a career in conservation?  Looking for a summer get-away that allows you to give back to the world?  Want to increase your knowledge of prairie … Continue reading

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