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A native of Gretna, NE, a graduate of Gretna High School and Bellevue University, Greg Wagner currently serves as the Public Information Officer and Manager for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Service Center in Omaha. On a weekly basis, Wagner can be heard on a number of radio stations, seen on local television in Omaha, and on social media sites, creatively conveying natural resource conservation messages as well as promoting outdoor activities and destinations in Nebraska. Wagner, whose career at Game and Parks began in 1979, walks, talks, lives, breathes and blogs about Nebraska’s outdoors. He grew up in rural Gretna, building forts in the woods, hunting, fishing, collecting leaves, and generally thriving on constant outdoor activity. One of the primary goals of his blog is to get people, especially young ones, to have fun and spend time outside!

WHERE TO SEE WILD GEESE UP-CLOSE ON CHANNEL 6 OUTDOORS

Don’t miss my Weekly Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 (www.wowt.com) when we take you to a state recreation area near the metro area to show you where you can go to view wild Canada geese (and perhaps a few wild ducks) up-close. Here’s a sample of what you’ll see with video courtesy of  my buddy and fellow Game and Parks Public Information Officer Ralph Wall. Before you click on the pic below, where do you think we’re going? Take …

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HEADING OUTDOORS WITH WNAX WEDNESDAY MORNINGS

On Wednesday mornings at about 7:35 a.m.CST my land line office phone at Game and Parks rings. I answer it and it’ll be my buddy -Steve Crawford of WNAX Radio/570 AM in Yankton, South Dakota (www.wnax.com). I’ll be put on hold briefly and then he and his Morning Report crew will chat with me about what’s happening in Nebraska’s outdoors for several minutes. This is another one of my LIVE, impromptu, weekly interviews I do to help keep you informed. …

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GO OUTDOORS ON FREMONT’S KHUB RADIO TUESDAY MORNINGS

One of the assortment of radio programs I do for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is a weekly, lively, LIVE, 25 minute interview segment Tuesday mornings from about 8:35 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. CST on Fremont, NE news/talk radio station KHUB 1340 AM and also via its website at http://myfremontradio.com/ I team up with morning show host and outdoorsman Matt Price who does an outstanding job! You may remember Matt Price from the Man Vs. Food Nation TV show …

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NEW CHANNEL 6 OUTDOOR REPORT PROMO

Giving you a chuckle and sharing my new promo for The Weekly Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 Thursdays at 6 p.m. LIVE! I had a blast putting it together with the great folks at WOWT. Check it out! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3AIHqziQSY&feature=youtu.be[/youtube]

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LECTURING TUESDAY AFTERNOON AT UNL

I can hardly wait until Tuesday (tomorrow) afternoon! I’ll be swinging by Game and Parks Headquarters on UNL’s East Campus to pick up my conservation compatriot Daryl Bauer of our Game and Parks Fisheries Division, and then it’s down the street to Hardin Hall Room 228 to Dr. Lisa Pennisi’s Environmental Communication Skills Class to lecture to UNL students from 2-3:15 p.m. Daryl and I will give another one of our unique, fun presentations about the importance of having and …

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MORE DISCUSSION OF FIREARMS-RELATED TOPICS ON GREAT OUTDOOR RADIO SHOW

Since we couldn’t get to all of you who called in to the Great Outdoor Radio Show last week, we’re gonna continue the discussion of firearms-related topics this Saturday on the program. Don’t miss it! The resident gun expert of the show along with myself will do our level-best to get to all of your phone calls. One of the firearms-related topics that is sure to be brought up – ammo. We’ll address your questions concerning that and more! Now …

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EAGLE WATCHING ON CHANNEL 6 OUTDOOR REPORT

Don’t miss my weekly TV outdoor report tomorrow night when we cover bald eagle watching in Nebraska! The Weekly Outdoor Report airs on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and also online at www.wowt.com Thursday evenings LIVE on the 6 p.m. CST newscast  during the sports segment with Ross Jernstrom. Unable to view the live broadcast of the report? Take note that video replays of it can be seen after the initial cast at this link: www.wowt.com/sports It can also be accessed on Digital …

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AFTERNOON IN THE ABYSS FOR THE MIGHTY CANADA

Spent an afternoon in the abyss of dense fog near the confluence of the Elkhorn and Platte Rivers yesterday in search of the mighty Canada goose. Decided not to put out any decoys or use the layout blinds because that fog was so thick. It was sure nice to have a lot of moisture in the air though and the fog was really cool along those river bottoms! Remember, whenever you have the opportunity to go outdoors safely, do it! …

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FIREARMS-RELATED TOPICS ON GREAT OUTDOOR RADIO SHOW

The resident gun expert of the Great Outdoor Radio Show stops by Saturday morning to answer whatever firearms-related questions you want to throw at him! Don’t miss this! The hour-long Great Outdoor Radio Show I host is presented by Mahoney State Park and airs LIVE from 9-10 a.m. CST Saturday mornings on Omaha’s KOZN Radio/1620 AM “The Zone” and online at www.1620thezone.com as well as through various mobile device apps. The show’s phone numbers where you can call in and …

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