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Going Crane Watching on Channel 6 Outdoors

On this week’s edition of my Weekly Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 and online at www.wowt.com, we’re heading to Nebraska’s central Platte River valley between Grand Island and Kearney to view the spectacular spring migration stopover of sandhill cranes and other wild fowl. It’s quite a sight to see! Check out these great photos of the cranes taken by co-worker Katie Stacey of our Game and Parks Omaha-Metro Office. Experience the movement and sounds of the world’s largest gathering …

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COUNTING BIRDS IN THE BACKYARD

My family and I are counting birds amid the old-growth trees in our Metcalfe Park neighborhood in north-central Omaha. We are counting birds for The Great Backyard Bird Count www.BirdSource.org This is a fun, very worthwhile citizen science project for the whole family to do! As you’ll note by clicking the link to the website for the count, it’s in full swing and it’s not too late to get involved where you live! Here are a few of the birds we …

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WHERE TO SEE WILD GEESE UP-CLOSE ON CHANNEL 6 OUTDOORS

Don’t miss my Weekly Outdoor Report on Omaha’s WOWT-TV/Channel 6 (www.wowt.com) when we take you to a state recreation area near the metro area to show you where you can go to view wild Canada geese (and perhaps a few wild ducks) up-close. Here’s a sample of what you’ll see with video courtesy of  my buddy and fellow Game and Parks Public Information Officer Ralph Wall. Before you click on the pic below, where do you think we’re going? Take …

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