‘Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks’ Debuts March 1 on NET

News Release Date: 
February 17, 2020

For Immediate Release

‘Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks’ Debuts March 1 on NET

LINCOLN, Neb. (Feb. 17, 2020) – Discover the history, natural resources and recreation to be enjoyed at Nebraska’s state parks when “Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks” premieres at 8 p.m. CT, Sunday, March 1 on NET, Nebraska’s PBS & NPR Stations. Chadron State Park

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

Viewers will be swept 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. Ponca State Park

Learn what 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 from one corner of the state to another, discovering what makes Nebraska’s state parks special in their ability to tell the history of the state, reveal its abundant natural resources and offer modern recreation for all who visit.

Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks Sunday, March 1st, 8pm CT

“Exploring Nebraska’s State Parks” will repeat at 8:30 p.m. CT, Wednesday, March 4 and 7 p.m. CT, Tuesday, March 10 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.