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OK, my blog post today is not going to directly be about fish or fishing.

It IS going to be about NEBRASKA, and I am all about that. . . .

See debut of ‘Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks’ March 1 on NET

LINCOLN, Neb. – Some of Nebraska’s most scenic, natural and cherished destinations will be spotlighted when “Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks” premieres at 8 p.m. CT on Sunday, March 1 on NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations.

See why all eight state parks – Chadron, Fort Robinson, Smith Falls, Niobrara, Ponca, Eugene T. Mahoney, Platte River, and Indian Cave – are special not only to people who return to visit year after year, but by those who work at them.

Separately, each park has its own personality. Collectively, they offer visitors a broad display of Nebraska’s biodiversity, varied landscapes and boundless recreation opportunities.

The hour-long program, which is produced by NET, will cover the old and the new. Chadron State Park, the state’s first state park, will turn 100 years old in 2021. Expanded amenities parks are attracting a broad spectrum of park visitors who seek different experiences from relaxation to adventure.

“Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks” will repeat at 8:30 p.m. CT, Wednesday, March 4 and 7 p.m. CT, Tuesday, March 10 on NET.

To learn more about the program and view photo galleries of each park, visit netNebraska.org/stateparks.

Here is a trailer:

NET Nebraska State Parks Documentary

Follow us on a journey and discover the history, natural resources and modern recreation of Nebraska’s eight state parks. “Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks” premieres Sunday, March 1 at 8pm CT on NET.

Posted by Nebraska Game and Parks Commission on Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Oh, indirectly, it IS about fish and fishing.  It always comes back to fish and fishing!  There are some great fishing opportunities on many of our state parks!  Check out the program and then get around the state and check out the parks!  Take your fishing gear!

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About daryl bauer

Daryl is a lifelong resident of Nebraska (except for a couple of years spent going to graduate school in South Dakota). He has been employed as a fisheries biologist for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for 25 years, and his current tour of duty is as the fisheries outreach program manager. Daryl loves to share his educational knowledge and is an avid multi-species angler. He holds more than 120 Nebraska Master Angler Awards for 14 different species and holds more than 30 In-Fisherman Master Angler Awards for eight different species. He loves to talk fishing and answer questions about fishing in Nebraska, be sure to check out his blog at outdoornebraska.org.

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