Project Type: Nature and Landscape
Tower of the Four Winds restored to original beauty
The deteriorating Tower of the Four Winds in Black Elk-Neihardt Park has been restored to its original beauty.
2019 peak migration of cranes delayed due to harsh weather conditions
Harsh weather throughout Nebraska has made conditions along the Platte river between Grand Island and Kearney less than ideal for both cranes and humans who flock to see them.
Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park is particularly striking in Spring when many of the succulents are in bloom and the weather is cool. Unless you are a music concert fan, I would stay well away from the park and surrounding area in mid April during the Coachella Music and Arts Festival.
From Optimist Park on the bank of the Missouri River to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, these are a few of my favorite places.
Sandhill Crane migration March, 2018
During March and Early April, the Platte river valley between Grand Island and Kearney is the staging area for the spring migration of sandhill cranes – one of the last great migrations in North America. At dusk faint cries and chatter get louder and louder as the sky fills with wave after wave of birds…
Blizzard of Snows, March 2018
A blizzard of snow geese took up temporary residence at DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge early last March as the ice melted away on the lake. Thousands of human visitors, as well descended on the refuge to see the spectacle.