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Blowin' in the Wind

photo by Wendy Townley

A cluster of Big Bluestem, a grass native to Nebraska, appears taller than the Henningson Memorial Campanile as it blows in the spring breeze. Lowell Neuhaus of Environmental Services says the Big Bluesem grass is easy to grow and maintain, which makes it a popular pick for the UNO campus.