Nebraska Links

Nebraska flag Linked related to Nebraska presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines UNK Study: Economic impact of Sandhill cranes in central Nebraska is $14.3M Ecotourism Welcome to the Great Plains! One of the Center’s biggest projects is ecotourism. Often disparaged as “fly-over” country, the Great Plains is, in fact, filled with biodiversity, critical habitats, and …

Nebraska

Photo: USFWS Mountain-Prairie, Flock of Mallards Nebraska is bordered by South Dakota to the north; Iowa to the east and Missouri to the southeast, across the Missouri River; Kansas to the south; Colorado to the southwest; and Wyoming to the west. The state capitol is Lincoln. Google Maps Headlines UNK Study: Economic impact of Sandhill …

College World Series

Photo: FanFest Omaha, Nebraska – The NCAA Men’s College World Series (CWS) takes place this week at TD Ameritrade Park. Key Links https://www.ncaa.com/championships/baseball/d1 https://www.visitomaha.com/series/ Twitter @NCAACWS @tdameritradeprk @VisitOmaha Embedded Tweets Don't leave Omaha w/o getting your pic w/ this iconic Road to Omaha statue. #CWS #OmahaWeekend pic.twitter.com/05qNXsWLpz — Visit Omaha (@VisitOmaha) June 18, 2018 Headed …

Homestead National Monument

Photo: Jasperado, Visitors’ Center Homestead National Monument, located just outside Beatrice, Nebraska, commemorates the Homestead Act of 1862 which gave any US citizen 160 acres of Western Land for free, as long as they lived on and improved the land for 5 years. The National Monument includes the 160 acres of Daniel Freeman, who filed the …

Arbor Day

Photo: Nebraska State Line Arbor Day = Last Friday in April Embedded Tweets Happy Arbor Day everyone! This month, we've got a tree-loving Arbor Day #captivatingcover of Mabel Louise Mills' "Moulding Public Opinion to Help Save Our Trees" (published in 1927 by the American Reforestation Association). For more info about the book: https://t.co/dgPXm2Gq5H pic.twitter.com/YTnFwZ0umy — …

Ogallala, Nebraska

Photo: Urban Farmer One of our new favorite places: Ogallala, Nebraska. Why we like this place: Cool name, Urban Farmer. More Nebraska please. Ogallala Government: Ogallala received its name from the Ogala Sioux Indian tribe. The Indians spelled the name Ogala and they pronounced it Oklada. The word means “scatter,” or “to scatter one’s own.” …

Urban Farmer

Photo There is no love more sincere than the love of food. Urban Farmer was one of the favorite roadside attractions on this year’s cross country roadtrip. Formerly the Golden Spur, the Urban Farmer Ogallala is creative, quirky and delicious. Key Links https://www.urbanfarmerogallala.com https://www.facebook.com/urbanfarmerkitchen/ Official spin: At Urban Farmer we serve a unique mix of …

2018 Roadtrip: Las Vegas – Grand Marais

AAA Overview Map Late May – Early June 2018 road trip. May 26, Saturday. Henderson. Departure this morning. The hours before packing and thinking about packing. Enjoying the birdsongs and the wind on a typical blustery May morning in southern Nevada. We are barreling north by northeast on this trip heading to Grand Marais and …

North Platte

North Platte is located in the southwestern part of the state, along Interstate 80, at the confluence of the North and South Platte Rivers forming the Platte River. Elsewhere on the Web http://www.ci.north-platte.ne.us http://www.nparea.com https://nebraskalanddays.com Golden Spike Tower The Golden Spike Tower is a private non-profit organizations, offering guests a bird’s eye view of the …