‘Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks’ Airs on NET March 4

News Release Date: 
February 26, 2021

For Immediate Release

‘Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks’ Airs on NET March 4

LINCOLN, Neb. (Feb. 26, 2021) – Learn more about the history, natural resources and recreation to be enjoyed at Nebraska’s state parks when “Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks” airs at 8 p.m. CT, Thursday, March 4 on NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations and Facebook Live at facebook.com/nebraskapublicmedia/live.

The hour-long program features all eight of Nebraska’s state parks, including Fort Robinson, Chadron, Smith Falls, Niobrara, Ponca, Mahoney, Platte River and Indian Cave.Ponca State ParkPonca State Park

Viewers will travel across the state from the rugged bluffs along the Missouri River to the scenery of the Pine Ridge. Enjoy a birds-eye view from an observation tower, learn more about Nebraska’s first state park established nearly 100 years ago and its most recent state park, all while connecting with nature and wildlife.

Learn what the parks have to offer, including hiking, fishing, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, cabins and more, and hear from park visitors who share why they return year after year.

By the end of the program, viewers will have traveled to all corners of the state, discovering how Nebraska’s state parks reveal history, celebrate abundant natural resources and offer modern recreation for all who visit.

Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks   Thursday 8pm CT

“Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks” repeats at 1:30 a.m. CT, Saturday, March 6 on NET.

To learn more about the program and view photo galleries of each park, visit netNebraska.org/stateparks.

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