The first and last sessions will be held in North Platte, NE. All other sessions will be located at the University of Nebraska, Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory (GSL), a 12,800 acre working ranch with research and education facilities.
- June 6, 2017 - Tuesday - North Platte, NE (Agenda)
- June 7, 2017 - Wednesday - GSL, Whitman, NE (Agenda)
- July 6, 2017 - Thursday - GSL (Agenda)
- September 6, 2017 - Wednesday - GSL (Agenda)
- September 7, 2017 - Thursday - GSL (Agenda)
- November 2, 2017 - Thursday - GSL (Agenda)
- January 10, 2018 - Wednesday - GSL
- January 11, 2018 - Thursday - North Platte, NE
Attendance at all sessions is important because of the sequential nature of the curriculum. Participants must attend at least seven of the eight sessions to receive a Certificate of Completion.
"Coming from an ecological background,
the class provided me with a better understanding of Sandhills
ranching and livestock needs that I will be able to use in the future."
-Jayne Jonas, The Nature Conservancy