Experience the Splendor and Vitality of Nebraska’s Rivers

News Release Date: 
February 22, 2018

For Immediate Release

Experience the Splendor and Vitality of Nebraska’s Rivers

LINCOLN, Neb. (Feb. 22, 2018) – Experience the splendor, vitality and value rivers provide to Nebraska and its people when “Rivers of Nebraska” airs in March on NET – Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations.

“Rivers of Nebraska” will take viewers on a scenic journey high above the Platte and Niobrara rivers when it premieres Sunday, March 4, at 7 p.m. CT on NET.

The one-hour NET production will give viewers a birds-eye view of the iconic Nebraska rivers as a drone soars high above the flowing waters telling the tale of the two rivers, each with their own special story.

Nearly 80,000 miles of rivers cross Nebraska, crucial to the state and its people. They provide water for agriculture, municipalities and industry. In addition, they provide habitat for numerous plant, animal and fish species, some of which are endangered or threatened. But they provide beauty and enjoyment to the state as well.

“Rivers of Nebraska” will repeat on NET at 3:30 a.m., Monday, March 5; 7 p.m. Thursday, March 8; 1:30 a.m. Friday, March 9; 4:30 p.m., Sunday, March 11 and at 2 a.m. Thursday, March 15. All times central.

Rivers of Nebraska	Sunday 7pm CT

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CONTACT: Sandi Karstens, 402-470-6578, skarstens@netNebraska.org


NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations

NET is Nebraska's 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.