Travel & Land

You Can Go Snorkeling With Salmon in British Columbia


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How many people can say they have snorkeled in the middle of a salmon migration? Several tourism operators in British Columbia provide adventurous travelers the opportunity to swim among thousands of salmon as they make the epic journey to their spawning grounds. Salmon snorkeling is a bit different than the traditional kind. The gear is more

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Preserving the Pine Ridge

Catastrophic wildfires have ravaged more than half of northwestern Nebraska’s pine forests. Land managers are making strides toward a more sustainable future. On this sunny day, Bryce Gerlach is visiting a timber-thinning project at Gilbert-Baker Wildlife Management Area in the northwest corner of the state. Gerlach, who is a forester funded by the National Wild …

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Spring Wild Turkey Hunting Goes Beyond the Hunt in These Times

I isolated myself recently for nearly a week at a cabin and land to spring crossbow wild turkey hunt in rural southwest Nebraska. I had isolated myself with a longtime hunting friend, Jim Druliner of Omaha, NE. We drove nonstop from Omaha to our destination in southwest Nebraska and back. We washed our hands a …

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Nature is the Respite for Coronavirus Concerns in Nebraska

Though we are in uncharted territory with COVID-19 regarding advisories and mandates, truly there is no better place to gain easy personal solitude or social distancing from the virus than in nature! All state park area grounds are open! They are not closed! They remain open to you for all sorts of outdoor pursuits – …

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Western Quebec: Way, way off the beaten path

Americans love visiting the Canadian province of Québec. Foreign enough to feel refreshing and different, but still safe and friendly, it’s an easily-accessible foreign vacation destination. Most tourists head for Montréal or the provincial capital, Québec City. Both are very French, (with a distinctive Québecois accent) and offer historic charm, as well as downhill ski resorts like Mont Tremblant, north of Montréal and Mont Sainte Anne, east of Québec City. The food scenes are sophisticated and exciting, evolving constantly to reflect the demands of a deep end foodie culture.

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Broadcast News

I am sharing some broadcast news related to Nebraska’s outdoor scene with you this week. Regarding my weekly television appearance about outdoors-related activities and destinations, that can now be seen on Omaha’s ABC news affiliate KETV NewsWatch 7 and www.KETV.com between 8 and 8:30 a.m. on Saturday mornings with popular  TV anchor/host, John Oakey. Called …

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