Ahhh … Leisurely floating on one of Nebraska’s many scenic rivers or streams in an inflated inner tube is a cool, refreshing, relaxing, way to enjoy a hot summer day with family and friends, isn’t it? A small group of tubers take a rest break on their float trip amid the beautiful scenery of the Calamus River near Burwell in the Nebraska Sandhills. Photo courtesy of NEBRASKAland Magazine/Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Oh, yeah! Tubing on a Nebraska river or …Read More »
Plan ahead and stay safe when having fun on the water
The Nebraska state park system offers some fantastic beaches for swimming and wading, and they’re open now! More than two dozen state recreation areas offer a chance for everyone to catch some rays, play in the sand and cool off in the water of lakes and reservoirs during hot days, as long as COVID-19 health guidelines and measures are followed. Beach swimming is blast! My family and I really enjoy it. However, drowning in dark water is a real danger. Even …Read More »
Time Outdoors in Summer is So Fun, Makes Cool Memories!
As this Independence Day Weekend of 2013 draws to a close, I got to thinking just how much fun spending time in the outdoors really is in summer and how cool the memories are! So, what I’ve decided to do with this blog post, is to share some of our Wagner family photos (memories) from the weekend spent with my in-laws at their place on Kuesters Lake just east of Grand Island, NE. Here’s a photo of my wife Polly …Read More »
Game and Parks Law Enforcement on Great Outdoor Radio Show
Quick note to let you know that you won’t want to miss Jeff Clauson and Rich Berggren of the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Law Enforcement Division on this week’s Great Outdoor Radio Show. They’ll be offering a host of helpful information and regulation reminders for your outdoor recreational activities this Independence Day weekend and throughout the summer. Don’t miss listening! The Great Outdoor Radio Show I host airs every Saturday morning from 9-10 a.m. CST on Omaha’s KOZN Radio …Read More »