The Idea

You’re probably asking, “so what’s the idea with this website?” Well, here it is:

Healthy soil, clean water and sound wetlands are all crucial components of well-functioning ecosystems and agricultural landscapes all over our planet. My name is Colby and I am an assistant professor of soil science at Kansas State University. My intention for this website is to communicate soil, water, and wetland science to a general audience in a way that makes science sexy, fun and easy to understand. Blog posts will include such topics as science in the news; my perspectives on conservation-related policy; fun stories; resources for students, parents, and educators; updates on my research; and more. My first blog post, found here, explains who I am and what my intentions are for Colby Digs Soil. The website is a work in progress, so its form and function may change with time, so check back often, and tell your friends.

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