An injured bald eagle that underwent a skin graft earlier this month is healing well and will not need additional surgeries, the Omaha zoo and a local raptor group announced Tuesday.
Clean, drain and dry. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission wants to keep reminding anyone with a boat or a bait bucket about the crucial practice. It’s the biggest weapon in fighting the spread of zebra mussels.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider a staff recommendation to authorize one auction and one lottery permit for the 2018 bighorn sheep season when it meets Thursday in North Platte.
Microscopic young zebra mussels, or veligers, were detected in a water sample collected at Carter Lake by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission recently.
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Mike Kotulak, the facilities and grounds director at Duchesne Academy, carefully cut the bird loose with scissors, but the owl didn’t fly away.
Participate in a citizen science opportunity by pairing with an expert to find and identify as many species as possible in a specific area. Come to Indian Cave State Park near Shubert for BioBlitz on Sept. 9-10.
The Great Plains Trail was conceived by Steve Myers, a teacher in Longmont, Colorado. While it is awaiting official status, he envisions it taking adventurers on a cross-continental pathway similar to the Pacific Crest Trail.
See a photo gallery featuring some local hunters' top prizes from across the Midlands.
Several hunting seasons will be open during the Labor Day weekend. Archery deer, dove, grouse and other small game seasons will be open Friday, Sept 1. The early teal season begins Sept. 2.
The bird is set to undergo a skin graft Friday at the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, about two months after he was found with a scab-like mark on his head.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission believes that a bacterial or viral infection caused a fish kill in Zorinsky Lake last month that killed an estimated 500 to 600 crappie.
Flanagan Lake was one of more than 200 suggested names, with 28 nominations from the public. Kerrie Orozco Lake, after the fallen Omaha Police officer, came in second, with 22 nominations.
All 21 lambs fitted with tracking collars in May and June have died, nearly all due to pneumonia, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
The City of Omaha’s call this month for the public to suggest names for a new park came as an unexpected blow for some members of the Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District board.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said it didn’t anticipate that all water flowing into the Loup Canal would be shut off when a licensing requirement was enforced July 15, killing thousands of fish.
Mike Mueting and Nick Spencer of Wahoo’s Star City team caught a five-fish limit weighing 15.56 pounds to capture the Bass Federation Nebraska high school fishing championship at Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area.
Charlie Bennett was supposed to go fishing for white bass this weekend. It’s his favorite thing to do. Nothing, he said, beats reeling in the big ones.
The second Director’s Cup archery tournament is Aug. 19 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln.
Raptor experts were baffled over what caused the strange mark on the bird’s head, a spot that should be covered with white feathers. But Dr. Coleen Stice solved the mystery.
A University of Nebraska report written by Dority, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bureau of Business Research Director Eric Thompson and others estimates that 43,300 visitors from outside central Nebraska visited during the crane migration this year in March and early April.
Mindell Rethwisch of Elkhorn and Troy Stonacek of Lincoln have been drawn as lottery winners of two Super Tag multispecies big game permits. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission drew the names July 13.
It’s summertime and the living is easy, or so the expression goes. But that’s not always the case for a fisherman. We asked Daryl Bauer, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission fisheries outreach program manager, to give us an update on fishing in the heat of summer.
Deer hunters may apply for access permits at Gifford Point Wildlife Management Area (WMA) this season through July 31.
Hastings Police Sgt. Brian Hessler said the agency has been looking for coyote activity and dens in town since an agreement was signed Thursday afternoon.