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Meet Conservation Officer Rich Berggren on Radio Show

Meet Conservation Officer Rich Berggren of Waterloo, NE when he joins you on my outdoor talk radio show tomorrow (Saturday) morning. I know Rich would enjoy chatting with you! He’ll be fielding your Nebraska outdoor law and regulation questions, plus be answering  any questions that you may have regarding what it’s like to be a conservation officer. Rich is easy-going and very informative! Don’t miss a chance to visit with him! The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host airs every …

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Lecturing at the Home of the Huskers

Part of today, I will be in the process of preparing for my annual UNL lecture tomorrow morning with Game and Parks compatriot Daryl Bauer. We are going to Dr. Lisa Pennisi’s Environmental Communication Skills class in the School of Natural Resources on East Campus at Hardin Hall. We’ll be speaking about the importance of communication skills in natural resource careers, public relations and writing blogs for an hour and 15 minutes. I can’t wait! Daryl and I thoroughly enjoy …

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Arbor Lodge’s Living History Sundays Highlighted on WOWT 6 News

In conjunction with the apple harvest in the Nebraska City area, I’ll be encouraging you and your family to take in living history on Sunday afternoons at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park in Nebraska City on this week’s WOWT 6 News outdoor segment. Thanks to the efforts of Nebraska City community leaders, funding has been made available for fall living history Sundays to continue at the park! Cider pressing  (below) is one of those living history activities that you can see …

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Hunting is about the Process, the Experience

I love hunting in Nebraska, especially fall wild turkey hunting. To me, it’s the process, it’s the experience, that I enjoy the most. I’ve always said and continue to say that “huntin’ is not all about the killin’.”  It’s about the intrinsic things that are connected to the hunt that some hunters overlook or take for granted. It’s about the relationships – the friendships –  developed with landowners. It’s about noting any old buildings and items around the farmstead and …

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Visit with Veteran Raccoon Hunter on Great Outdoor Radio Show

Veteran  raccoon hunter and published outdoor writer Greg Medlin of Omaha, NE comes to my Saturday morning Great Outdoor Radio Show this week to visit with you. You’ll find Greg very interesting and highly informative when it comes to raccoons and raccoon hunting! Here’s the cover of Greg’s much-acclaimed book about raccoon hunting. Get the opportunity to talk with Greg about raccoons and raccoon hunting on The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host. It’s presented by Mahoney State Park and …

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Attend the Missouri River Outdoor Expo on Omaha’s WOWT Channel 6

The massive Missouri River Outdoor Expo at Ponca State Park (www.missouririverexpo.com) is in the crosshairs for my Weekly TV Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT Channel 6 (www.wowt.com) live this Thursday at 6 p.m CST during the sportscast. Greg Ortiz of the Channel 6 Sports Machine and I are gonna show you why you and your family should attend this grand-scale expo which is one of the largest in the nation! There will be more than 80 hands-on outdoor activities for you and the kids to …

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Too Much Camo?

As I was rootin’ through all of camouflage clothing today, gettin’ ready to open Nebraska’s Fall Wild Turkey Hunting Season this week, I got to thinkin’ … Can a guy or gal who loves to hunt really accumulate too much camo? C’mon, are you serious? As an avid outdoor enthusiast for many, many moons here in the Cornhusker State, I’ll tell you that you can never, ever have too much gear, especially camouflage clothing patterns for the various hunting seasons, …

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All About Firearms, Hunting on Great Outdoor Radio Show

The resident gunsmith/firearms expert of my Saturday morning Great Outdoor Radio Show, Doug Bickal, will be stopping by to answer your firearms-related questions as well as offer an array of tips to help you get  your sporting arms ready to go for the various hunting seasons. On the show I’ll also have outdoor news, two rounds of Great Outdoor Trivia for some very nice prize packs to get you and your family outdoors, and, of course, tons of fun including …

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Key Messages for Archery Deer Opener on Channel 6 Outdoors

I’ll be covering key messages for Nebraska’s popular archery deer hunting season opener on my  WOWT-TV/Channel 6 Outdoor Report this week. The season kicks off on Sunday! One of the messages I’ll be relaying to fellow deer hunters this season  is the importance of wearing a tree stand safety harness. My friends at Outdoor Life magazine say it’s vital to be a “smart dummy” and use a safety harness if you’re going to be hunting from an elevated position. I’ll …

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The Beauty of Turkey Alley

Ever driven Douglas County’s Rainwood Road from 60th to 72nd Streets just beyond the northern fringe of Omaha? It’s cool! In fact, it’s one of my favorite drives in the metro area. My photos hardly portray how scenic this drive really is. Nearly every time I drive the road (which is fairly often), I always see wild turkeys along it or on it! The locals have nicknamed this stretch of Rainwood “turkey alley.” If you happen to be up in …

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