Quinn Charling, a University of Nebraska–Lincoln CASNR alumnus, has been accepted as a participant in Class IX of the Nebraska Water Leaders Academy, a one-year program that educates participants about the vital role of rivers, streams and aquifers play in the economic sustainability of the state.
Charling, the son of Keith and Ann Charling, is a native of Oakland, Nebraska. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in agronomy from the university in 2016. Currently, Quinn is FieldNET Specialist with Lindsay Corporation in Omaha, Nebraska.
Sponsored by the Nebraska State Irrigation Association, Academy sessions feature classroom as well as field trip experiences presented by acknowledged experts in leadership and natural resource topics held at locations across the state. The Water Leaders Academy is partially funded through a grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust and more than 25 other organizations and individuals.
More information can be found at waterleadersacademy.org.