Nebraskaland May 2019

NEBRASKAland Magazine is dedicated to outstanding photography and informative writing with an engaging mix of articles and photos highlighting Nebraska’s outdoor activities, parklands, wildlife, history and people.

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May 2019 • Nebraskaland 27 What To Do in May Schramm Education Center Grand Opening May 18 | Schramm Education Center Be one of the fi rst to see Schramm's new education center, no park entry fee required. The center includes newly renovated and expanded aquariums featuring Nebraska's natural aquatic habitats, a 2,200-gallon touch tank, 17 live animal tanks, a virtual reality mountain biking experience and more. Take a break to enjoy over fi ve miles of amazing hiking trails. View migrating shorebirds All month | Anywhere with proper habitat May is the peak of spring shorebird migration in Nebraska. With proper habitat – shallow water and mud – shorebirds will gather in the Rainwater Basin and eastern saline wetlands, reservoirs and other bodies of water. It's great birdwatching, as shorebirds will let you get closer than other species. Just take it slow and give birds a little bit of space. Mother's Day weekend at a Nebraska state park May 11-12 | Various locations For this special holiday, spend time with Mom at a Nebraska state park. Several parks will serve buff ets on Sunday, and Arbor Lodge State Historical Park will off er live music, china painting demonstrations, special displays and more throughout the weekend. Learn more at PHOTO BY JEFF KURRUS Spring Muster May 4-5 Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park

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