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Nebraska wind-energy symposium set for February

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 19, 2014 at 4:13 am •  Published: January 19, 2014

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A symposium in scheduled in North Platte will focus on wind-energy development in Nebraska.

The Feb. 12 event will take place at the Quality Inn and Suites' Sandhills Convention Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free, one-day symposium will focus on wind energy in Nebraska and its implications for natural resources and people. Landowners, farmers and ranchers, business leaders and public-policy officials are encouraged to attend.

The event is sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension, Nebraska Cattlemen, Nebraska Grazing Land Coalition, Western Nebraska Bank and the Nature Conservancy.

Additional information is available by calling the UNL Extension office at 402-472-2966.

Registration is available at