Twyla M. Hansen


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Poet, writer, sustainable ag and prairie advocate Twyla M. Hansen earned a master’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2007. She has been a member of Wachiska Audubon Society since 1980. For more information about Wachiska Audubon Society, visit


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