Sandhill cranes hanging out in Nebraska

They’re baaaccckkk! And it’s a beautiful sight. Sandhill cranes have started their annual migration through the Central Flyway, which encompasses about 100 miles of Nebraska’s Platte River valley. The prehistoric birds have migrated to roost among the river’s sandbars between Grand Island and North Platte for thousands of years. Kearney is considered Ground Zero for […]

10 things to do in Nebraska

Nebraska IS “The Good Life.” This is a very popular slogan with us. Nebraska has a lot of interesting attractions – both historical and cultural. Of course, most people probably recognize Nebraska as home to the Huskers or one of the world’s best zoos. But, we have a lot to offer. I recently made a […]

Crane Watch 2013

Up to half a million Sandhill Cranes visit central Nebraska annually. They are a magnificent sight to see. Cranes are gray with a red crown on their head. Their height ranges from 2.5 feet to almost 4 feet. They weigh 8-10 lbs. The wingspan can range between 5 -7 feet. Sandhill Cranes have migrated through […]

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