Hawk Buckman

PERSONAL STORIES, OBSERVATIONS AND POINTS OF INTEREST

Coal Ash: Western Nebraska Health Hazard

My efforts to understand why Western Sugar Cooperative is allowed to stock-pile over 500,000 tons of highly toxic and dangerous Coal ash have gone unanswered to date.

Climate Change and the Plight of the Black-tailed Prairie Dog

The Great Plains encompasses the entirety of Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, parts of Colorado, Kansas, Montana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Wyoming. Each state offers ecoregions and ecosystems unto themselves and each is unique.

Finding the Location of the Horse Creek Treaty

The Great Plains were home to many tribes for countless generations. They lived and hunted all along the prairie, sometimes warred with neighboring tribes. In the mid-1800s, they began witnessing mass migrations of white men through their respective territories.

continuing PROJECTS

Mentally Forgotten

Mentally Forgotten is a  continuing social awareness project drawing from personal experiences becoming homeless and displaced.  In the United States 553,742 people (estimated each night) are homeless.

Signal Butte – Nebraska’s Lost Archeological Treasure

The North Platte River basin is often considered one of the last western frontiers to tourist and visitors arriving in western Nebraska as they visit the Oregon, California and Mormon trails and take in the deep western heritage found in the valley and surrounding areas of Wyobraska.

ADVENTURE

Conservation of Endangered Species

An endangered species is an animal or plant that's considered at risk of extinction. A species can be listed as endangered at the state, federal, and international level. On the federal level, the endangered species list is managed under the Endangered Species Act.
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