The bird was found last month in a cornfield near Hampton, Nebraska.
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That dandelion in your yard isn’t as useless as you might think. Before you pluck it, think about the bees. To those buzzing little pollinators, dandelions are like candy.
Anglers at the Two Rivers State Recreation Area trout lake are facing stiff competition from some double-crested cormorants.
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Nebraska’s deer, antelope and elk hunting seasons are set for this fall. The State Game and Parks Commission approved staff recommendations for the seasons during its Thursday meeting at Fort Robinson State Park.
Starting next month, Omaha Public Library members can score free passes to Fontenelle Forest.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider new recommendations for deer, antelope and elk hunting seasons when it meets Thursday at Fort Robinson State Park.
The owl was found along highway in southwest Iowa and has been released back into the wild after undergoing four months of rehab at the centers.
The lottery allows the winner to hunt for a bighorn during the season that begins Nov. 27 and ends Dec. 22.
Paddlers need to use caution when hitting the water after a long winter and cool, wet spring.
The huge birds are common this time of year on lakes in the region, but one expert says this spring they might linger here longer than usual.
An estimated 598,000 cranes — plus or minus 110,000 — were in the central Platte River valley last week during their annual migration layover.
Greg Wagner made his second trip to southwest Nebraska to go turkey hunting this spring. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s public information officer found even more birds than last year.
Whooping cranes tend to migrate north later than sandhill cranes. But a lone bird may end up hanging out with the sandhill cranes, as they eat and nest together, said Julie Geiser, public information officer for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
The meetings will include an overview of what the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission knows about mountain lions in the state.
The “Focus on the Future” planning document outlines how the agency will deal with changing demographics, climate fluctuations, land-use changes, relevancy to the public, water issues and policy challenges through 2022. “Our world may be changing, but our mission is not,’’ said Jim Douglas, commission director.
Biologists monitoring the critters found that their range has been expanding and their survival is high.
During a commission meeting Thursday in Columbus, Michelle Stryker provided an update on the Ponca and Fort Atkinson results of a planning tactic used for the first time in Nebraska last year. Agency staffers, designers and members of the public collaborated on a vision for development in sessions known in planning circles as a “design charrette.”
The Nebraska Trout Slam was just the thing to get Justin Powell’s competitive juices flowing.
Over the next two weekends, the park will lead “Marsh Madness” tours at sunrise and sunset to view migrating waterfowl.
Each spring, more than a half-million sandhill cranes stop in the state to fatten up before journeying to nesting grounds up north.
Soaring Hawk is open for its first full season after a test run this past fall. Next month, the state’s second multi-course zip line, a six-liner, will open at Mahoney State Park. Until then, this is Nebraska’s one and only.
Nebraska’s next waterfowl hunting season landed intact Friday but not without taking flak from a few duck hunters.
Improvements are scheduled to begin at the Johnson Lake State Recreation Area inlet. The project will improve angler access to the existing breakwater.