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Nature is the Respite for Coronavirus Concerns in Nebraska

Though we are in uncharted territory with COVID-19 regarding advisories and mandates, truly there is no better place to gain easy personal solitude or social distancing from the virus than in nature! All state park area grounds are open! They are not closed! They remain open to you for all sorts of outdoor pursuits – Sightseeing, picnicking, running, hiking, biking, camping, wildlife watching, fishing, mushroom hunting, etc. The Cowboy Trail is also open for use. Enjoying time in our state …

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Take the Nature Quiz

Alright blog readers, let’s have a little fun and see how much you know about nature in Nebraska by taking this simple, random ID quiz that I developed. Share your results in the comments portion of the blog if you like. Good luck! 1. This is the unmistakable bark and trunk of what tree? HINT: It is the official Nebraska State Tree. 2. The leaves of this plant turn a brilliant red color in the fall. Can you name the …

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Jeff Kurrus Visits Great Outdoor Radio Show

Don’t miss Jeff Kurrus, Outdoor Writer/Photographer and Editor of our NEBRASKAland Magazine, when he joins us tomorrow morning (Saturday morning) on The Great Outdoor Radio Show. Jeff will talk about what’s new and exciting with the state’s award-winning conservation and outdoor publication — NEBRASKAland Magazine and share some fun stories from the field. Look at this cool pic that Jeff shot. You’ll find Jeff very informative. Don’t miss a chance to visit with him! The Great Outdoor Radio Show I …

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Fine Day Yesterday on the Corne de Cerf

With yet another cold, wet weather pattern upon us here in the Heartland, I thought I’d share with you what a fine day it was yesterday on the river French Fur Trappers called Corne de Cerf, French for the horn of the elk, because of its meandering nature and tributaries. It was a nice spring day indeed to be on the Elkhorn! My buddy and I weren’t the only living, breathing things on the river this last Tuesday afternoon in April …

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Morel Mushroom Hunting Outlook on WOWT Outdoors

After talking to area experts, watching nature’s signs and thoroughly checking the weather forecast, I’ll be giving you my best guess as to when the morel mushrooms are expected to emerge in our southeastern Nebraska river bottom woodlands on my WOWT-TV Weekly Outdoor Report. My Son Noah’s gettin’ excited to look for those morels in our woods! And, so am I! Don’t miss The Weekly Outdoor Report which airs on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and on its website @  www.wowt.com LIVE …

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