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Nebraska’s wildlife appears to have fared well through storm, flood

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska’s wildlife seems to have fared well overall in the wake of March’s blizzard and catastrophic flooding. While some individual animals likely died, some new habitat to benefit wildlife has been created. The full impact of the blizzard and flood, in many cases, won’t be known for some time. Upland Game – There likely were not many upland gamebird deaths because of the flooding, which occurred prior to the nesting season, as these birds are mobile and …

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I was all prepared to do my usual trivial, lighthearted, Friday blog post, but the events in our great state over the past 48 hours have made that seem meaningless. No, I am not talking about the Husker’s winning two games at the Big 10 men’s basketball tournament. I am referring to the weather that has been served up this week and the subsequent disasters. I get real tired of media saying this or that is the “worst ever”, “never …

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In The Field with Jeff Kurrus – Winter Storm Q Time Lapse

I promised you a time lapse of the storm, so here it is. There are still some kinks to work out (including figuring out an easy way to remove the text at the bottom of the video and the transitions between night and early morning light), but I’ll take you along for the ride. The camera was set out for about 18 hours with an image being made ever 30 seconds. Enjoy. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBs-iKTei6s[/youtube]

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In the Field with Jeff Kurrus – Preparing for the Storm

Over the last couple of days Nebraska has been preparing for Winter Storm Q (a terrible name by the way). I have also been preparing, but of a slightly different sort than many of my neighbors. I was handed a GoPro camera two days ago and told to have fun. My version of fun quickly became trying to figure out how to record a timelapse video of the impending storm. But I have little if any mechanical or technological know-how, …

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