Activities Calendar

Sunday with a Scientist

Hands-on science for everyone

Meet a different scientist each month to learn about topics and careers in science. Scientists will share what they study in a fun, informal way through hands-on activities, demonstrations, and conversation.


October 24, 2021
Fall in Love with Forestry - Nebraska Forest Service
12:00-3:00pm

Are pawpaws edible? What trees are best to plant? How did some trees survive prairie fires? What is the connection between modern trees and extinct megafauna? Get the answers to these and other burning questions during this month’s Sunday with the Scientist! Learn about some of Nebraska’s most important native trees and how they came to be a part of our Nebraska landscape. Join us for a tree-mendous time with forest-focused, family activities and learn about the cutting-edge science being conducted by your Nebraska Forest Service all across our tree-planters state!