The annual Husker Football Road Race is Sunday, and Husker players will be joined by runners -- including the family of Andy Hoffman -- to raise money for pediatric brain cancer research.
The once-threatened species is doing so well in Nebraska that the Game and Parks Commission will consider a hunting season at its Friday meeting in Chadron. What do you think?
Platte River Outdoors carries fishing poles, tackle and fishing accessories. They also send customers locked and loaded with guns, ammo and reloading supplies. Archers can choose from bows, compound bows, crossbows, arrows, broadheads and targets.
The Niobrara River was a hot spot last year, even as tourism spending crashed statewide. “They were literally vacating their state to find a rural campground somewhere, just to get away. People did find rural America as a refuge.”
Mahoney State Park, which many consider the flagship of Nebraska's 76 parks, is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its opening on Memorial Day 1991.
The Hubbard Gorilla Valley is undergoing a $7 million project, partly a face-lift and partly an enhancement for the animals, and remains closed until July, as does the Orangutan Forest, the Elevator Building and the Simmons Aviary.
The park will include two sets of rapids — or “drop structures” — that will create whitewater for recreational and more experienced paddlers.
Four rare whooping cranes dallied in Nebraska for 11 days this month. The foursome amounted to nearly 1% of the world's population of wild migrating whooping cranes, according to wildlife officials.
“It was supposed to happen two years ago. I can understand; the flooding was a real mess. And COVID was a real mess. But we’re waiting for Game and Parks to move on it, and it’s about time for them to move.”
Resting with his back against a tree, a bloodied and dazed Carl Mock called 911 after being severely mauled by a 410-pound male grizzly bear on Thursday.
Jon Farrar, whose natural history photographs and articles helped inspire a greater appreciation of Nebraska's flora and fauna, died March 30. He was 73.
Steve Borowski was seriously injured and nearly drowned after his boat hit a submerged tree in Swanson Reservoir in southwest Nebraska.
The hunters shot the female Jan. 28, contacted Game and Parks and genetic testing showed the animal originated from a population of wolves in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan.
"Life is as rich as you let it be," Sen. Tom Brewer of Gordon says.
Camping will be limited to 1,000 on the beaches and 500 at established campgrounds in hopes of making the influx more manageable. Everyone will need to pre-register for a campsite.
Park staff strongly recommend that guests wear face masks while at the park, and masks are required inside the Visitor Center and public restrooms.
A North Platte fisherman set a state record Thursday when he reeled in a tiger trout that weighed more than 6 pounds at the Sutherland Reservoir in Lincoln County.
The nearly 44-inch lake trout was caught on the Wyoming side of Flaming Gorge.
It takes a full day to fill the rink with water from a garden hose. If the ice gets rough, they use warm or hot water to help smooth it out.