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Natural Ways to Keep Bugs at Bay

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Natural Ways to Keep Bugs at Bay

Natural Ways to Keep Bugs at Bay

Nothing spoils a fun summer camping trip like your campsite being overrun with bugs, but the thought of spraying you and your family with toxic chemicals may be just as unappealing. Rest assured that there are many remedies out there that will repel insects without the risk of contact with dangerous solutions. Utilize the following camping tips so you can enjoy a pest-free outdoor adventure this summer! Choose your campsite wisely Simply ensuring that the place that you choose to set up camp isn’t a breeding ground for insects is an important step in keeping your excursion as pest-free as...

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Preparing for a Spring Camping Trip

Posted by on May 1, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Preparing for a Spring Camping Trip

Preparing for a Spring Camping Trip

The snow has melted and summer is right around the corner. With cabin fever in the rearview mirror until next year, you may be anxious to hurry up and head out for a warm weather excursion. While spring is a great time for the first camping trip of the year, there are a few precautions that should be taken to ensure your adventure is rejuvenating, and doesn’t end up in disaster. Prepare for the Weather April showers bring May flowers, but they also bring a lot of mud and standing water, so be sure to bring waterproof boots, jackets and socks to keep dry while you’re exploring. Although...

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4 Reasons Why Nebraska is a Premier Bird Watching Destination

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on 4 Reasons Why Nebraska is a Premier Bird Watching Destination

Spring is in the air, which can only mean one thing – prime bird watching is upon us here in Nebraska. The area is home to a couple of unique birding opportunities, including the chance to witness the fantastic courtship ritual between the sharp-tail grouse and prairie chicken. To help you in deciding your spring vacation destination, we’ve outlined the four biggest reasons why bird watching in the spring in Nebraska is an activity you need to put on your bucket list.  The animated Grassland Dance  Starting as early as February, and in full-swing by April, is the yearly Grassland Dance...

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Fun and Unique Polar Bear Tank Race Theme Ideas

Posted by on Feb 12, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Fun and Unique Polar Bear Tank Race Theme Ideas

The end to another frosty winter is within sight, which can only mean one thing – it’s time for the 11th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race! Join in the excitement by gathering a team of four to take part in this year’s rush down the Middle Loup River to benefit the Sandhills Journey Scenic Highway. Register today to take part in this end of winter event, as space is limited. To add to the fun, teams can pick a unique theme from which to make team costumes, as well as decorate the team’s tank as it races down the river. If you haven’t yet come up with an awesome theme for this year’s...

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Join the Annual Polar Bear Tank Race to benefit the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway

Posted by on Feb 2, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Join the Annual Polar Bear Tank Race to benefit the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway

Join in the end of winter fun at the 11th Annual Polar Bear Tank Race, an exciting Nebraska event benefitting the Sandhills Journey Scenic Byway. The time has come yet again to emerge from your snug winter cocoon and gear up for the upcoming spring season. The Polar Bear Tank Race is a fitting way to celebrate the transition from the freezing temperatures of winter to the balmy weather ahead. Although tank racing is typically a popular summer activity, those brave enough to face the sometimes frigid early March air get a head start in perfecting their tank racing skills. Since registration is...

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Ice Fishing Tips

Posted by on Dec 29, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Ice Fishing Tips

Ice Fishing Tips

Nebraska winters are cold and snowy, but that doesn’t stop the fish from biting! Out of all the great places to visit in Nebraska, a river or lake during the winter months needs to be at the top of your list. When the cold weather seals the water, the challenge of catching fish does not change; but, with these ice fishing tips you are sure to reel in a keeper! Ice Safety. This is one of the most dangerous types of fishing, so it is important to follow all safety precautions to ensure that you will make it home safe and warm. The recommended thickness for walking on frozen water is 4 inches....

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