Tag Archives: outdoor recreation

THE GREAT MIGRATION

Each spring, something magical happens in the heart of the Great Plains. More than 80 percent of the world’s population of sandhill cranes converge on Nebraska’s Platte River valley—a critical sliver of threatened habitat in North America’s Central Flyway. Along with them come millions of migrating ducks and geese in the neighboring rainwater basins. Click […]

Nebraska National Forest-Bessey Tree Unit

As you make your summer travel plans be sure to include a stop at the Nebraska National Forest – Bessey Unit, just west of Halsey, on the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway, for wonderful views, hiking trails, and outdoor adventures! Millions of Nebraska trees took root thanks to Bessey Special for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Feb […]