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Arbor Lodge, Apples on WOWT 6 Outdoors

In conjunction with the apple harvest in the Nebraska City, NE area, I’ll be encouraging you and your family to visit beautiful Arbor Lodge State Historical Park in Nebraska City on this week’s WOWT 6 News Weekly Outdoor Report. Have you ever been there and toured the mansion and the grounds? Gorgeous place!



There’s a bountiful crop of apples this year at Arbor Day Farm and the other orchards in the area, too!


Thanks to the efforts of our partner, the Arbor Day Foundation, along with a host of volunteers/volunteer groups, fall living history Sundays to continue at the park! Cider pressing (below) is just one of the many different living history activities that you can see at Arbor Lodge (Oct. 18th) and one that we’ll most likely show you on the air!

See neat video and get more information about Arbor Lodge State Historical Park by tuning in to my report which airs LIVE on Omaha’s WOWT 6 News Thursdays at 6 p.m. CST during the sportscast with either Jeff Packer or Ross Jernstrom.

Ross Jernstrom and I having fun on the WOWT 6 Sports Weekly Outdoor Report.
Ross Jernstrom and I having fun on the WOWT 6 Sports Weekly Outdoor Report.

If you are unable to view the live broadcast of the outdoor report, video replays of it can be seen after the initial cast right here. The report can also be accessed on Digital Channel 6.2, Cox Cable Channel 120 or through various mobile device apps.  Additionally, WOWT 6 runs The Weekly Outdoor Report on Saturdays later in the station’s hour-long 8 a.m. CST newscast.


Tune in, then plan that trip with your family to the the park and then buy some apples!


About greg wagner

A native of Gretna, NE, a graduate of Gretna High School and Bellevue University, Greg Wagner currently serves as the Communications and Marketing Specialist 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 channels, 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!

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