American Dipper Featured in March 25 ‘Nebraska Stories’ Episode

News Release Date: 
March 4, 2021

For Immediate Release

American Dipper Featured in March 25 ‘Nebraska Stories’ Episode

LINCOLN, Neb. (March 4, 2021) – “Nebraska Stories” continues in March on NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, with a story about the American Dipper, a small bird that swims and dives underwater to capture its food. It is one of five subspecies of dippers worldwide, but the only one found in North America.

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Episodes in March feature these stories:

Thursday, March 18 at 8 p.m. CT on NET

“Healing Art” – A healing arts sanctuary at an Omaha hospital.

“Quilted Conscience” – Sudanese girls create a quilt made up of hopes and dreams.

“Life as A Dance” – Modern dance accepting norms of body image, disability and performance.

“A Shared Experience” – Illustrations about living with ADHD go viral on social media.

Thursday, March 25 at 8 p.m. CT on NET

“Paper Stadiums” – Recreating sports stadiums like Memorial Stadium from paper.

“A Trout with Feathers” – A small bird that swims and dives underwater to capture its food.

“Agate Fossil Beds” – The diverse history of Agate Fossil Beds National Monument.

“Hope in Bloom” – Spending time in a beautiful garden elevates our emotional wellbeing.

Enjoyed by viewers across the state for its stories about history, hidden places and interesting people, “Nebraska Stories” explores the art, nature, food, science, history and the people who make Nebraska special.

“Nebraska Stories” is funded in part by the Nebraska Tourism Commission, Nebraska 811 and the Margaret and Martha Thomas Foundation. Episodes repeat on Sundays at 11 a.m. CT and Mondays at 9 p.m. CT in February.

The series is on Facebook, the NET Nebraska App and netNebraska.org/nebraskastories.

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MEDIA CONTACT:  Kim Rogers, 402-660-5521, krogers@netNebraska.org

NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations, is the statewide public media service dedicated to creating opportunities for Nebraskans to engage with critical issues, compelling stories and quality entertainment. NET serves each of Nebraska’s 93 counties with 52,560 hours of programming each year on four television and two radio channels, plus online and mobile content. In addition to providing free, high-quality educational programming for children, NET provides programming in the arts, award-winning news and current affairs information and emergency alert services. For more information about NET, visit netNebraska.org.