The program offers free classes on such topics as soil health, planning a vegetable or herb garden, raising chickens, caring for tools, composting and weed management.
It’s been a long six months away from the Nebraska Game and Parks’ Omaha service station at 8495 Frederick St., which was heavily damaged by fire in July. The four-person staff, after being scattered since July, returned Feb. 14.
Two startups staffed by former Cabela's employees are rolling out Internet stores from Sidney. They face legal challenges from their old employer, but are pressing ahead.
The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy announced a $65,000 grant to be shared between two nonprofit organizations — Cowboy Trail West and Northwest Nebraska Trails Association — to help bring the Cowboy Recreation and Nature Trail closer to completion.
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The first cranes of the year were spotted Sunday at Rowe Sanctuary near Gibbon and in a farm field near Wood River.
A man who was attacked by a mountain lion while running on a northern Colorado trail fought back and killed the animal by choking it, wildlife officials said Tuesday.
Peter Rea, the supervisory park ranger at DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge, was happy to report no damage during the government shutdown.
The state’s first mountain lion hunt in five years has been closed in one area of the state after a quota of four lions was reached there.
It wasn’t easy for Aiden Helms to achieve the Nebraska upland slam. But when the 13-year-old, who attends Holdrege Middle School, summed up the experience, he said it was all good.
After an unusually mild winter, cold weather has finally arrived and is covering previously open lakes and ponds with a layer of ice.
Michael Dickerson finally got his Nebraska trophy. Dickerson, of Davison, Michigan, now holds the Nebraska record for a typical mule deer taken by archery.
The seedlings can be purchased in lots of 25, for $22 per lot. Cost-share funds are available for plantings that meet NRD conservation guidelines.
Fontenelle Forest is growing by 40 acres thanks to a donation from the Boy Scouts.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider proposed user fees for the new Schramm Education Center when it meets Friday in Lincoln.
But construction will not begin until the United States Fish and Wildlife Service completes its review on the project's impact on the endangered American burying beetle. And State Sen. Tom Brewer says he is still working to convince the Fish and Wildlife Service to also require an incidental take permit for the endangered whooping crane.
A foundation contributed $187,450 to restore the tower.
Will Inselman, the wildlife research supervisor for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, said the Dundee sighting is just another sign of the success story involving America’s national bird. Once threatened, eagles are now thriving.
The Nebraska signee has hunted plenty of deer and ducks. He’s killed four hogs, too. When he arrives at Nebraska, he already has a standing appointment with coach Scott Frost to walk a road or a field and hunt pheasants. Gator hunting trumps all that.
The sandhill crane migration of 2019 is around the corner, and Audubon’s Rowe Sanctuary has just opened registration for its prime viewing areas.
Anglers can learn the basics of ice fishing or pick up new tips from experienced anglers at three free clinics in January.
Lakes in Lincoln, Kearney to host ice fishing clinics
More than 15 Nebraska state park areas will offer guided hikes to visitors on New Year’s Day.
Don’t ask, Kathleen Crawford-Rose says, when you inquire about the number of bird feeders she has in her backyard. Twelve or 13 she shared when pressed. “Too many,’’ she says.
Deer season is never really over for archery hunter Heather Jansen. If she’s not out trying to harvest an animal, then she’s perfecting her shot for when she is out in the field.