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Ash Hollow SHP hosting exhibit of three Nebraska photographers, artists

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. – The works of three Nebraska photographers and artists are on display through April 11 at Ash Hollow State Historical Park in Garden County.

Renowned nature photographer Michael Forsberg of Lincoln, artist Jean Jensen of Lewellen and photographer Kylee Warren of Lewellen will exhibit their work. The displays are available from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. MT on Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday, or by appointment.

Michael Forsberg’s imagery of wildlife and landscapes has long been revered for its contribution to conservation. Forsberg’s exhibit consists of more than 20 prints of wildlife and landscapes with an emphasis on the northern Great Plains.

Jensen will show several pieces from her collection featuring local scenery and wildlife. She is skilled in watercolor, pastel and oil, using brilliant colors to capture the essence of flowers, wildlife, people and landscapes.

Warren has a lifelong interest in conservation, storytelling, traveling and birds, especially sandhill cranes. She will be the keynote speaker at the exhibit open house on March 15, from 2 to 3 p.m. MT at the park’s visitor center. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for kids. A park entry permit also is required.

Ash Hollow also is a vendor for hunting, fishing and park permits. Call the park office at 308-778-5651 for more information or to schedule a tour. The visitor center is closed, but it will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from May 1 through Labor Day. The park grounds remain open for activities such as hiking and wildlife viewing.

About julie geiser

Julie Geiser is a Public Information Officer and NEBRASKAland Regional Editor based out of North Platte, where she was born and still happily resides. Geiser worked for the commission previously for over 10 years as an outdoor education instructor – teaching people of all ages about Nebraska’s outdoor offerings. She also coordinates the Becoming an Outdoors Woman program for Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC). Geiser went on to work in marketing and writing an outdoor column for the North Platte Telegraph before returning to NGPC in her current position. She loves spending time outdoors with her family and getting others involved in her passions of hunting, fishing, camping, boating, hiking and enjoying Nebraska’s great outdoors.

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