Charles Francis is professor of agronomy and horticulture, UNL, with Extension responsibility for sustainable farming practices and rural landscape design for food production and ecosystem services. His teaching includes agroecology, organic farming and food systems, urbanization of rural landscapes and agroecosystems analysis. He also teaches agroecology in Norway. He is active in the local Wachiska chapter of the Audubon Society. For more information on Wachiska Audubon, a local chapter in Lincoln, Neb., of the National Audubon Society, visit www.wachiskaaudubon.org or call (402) 486-4846.