Citizen Science and Saunters

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Migrating sandhill cranes are staging along Nebraska’s central Platte River. Go see them!  Photo by Paul Johnsgard.


Coming events at Hitchcock Nature Center:

Equinox Saunter: a practicum. Sunday March 20th,  1-4pm. Sauntering is a method of walking in wild places. We have developed our own method based on “Walking” and other writings by Henry David Thoreau. This is an outdoor event that includes quiet contemplation and walking over steep and rugged terrain. A donation of $10 includes the new and revised edition of A Pocket Guide to Sauntering by Jack Phillips. Registration by March 18th is required. Contact Jack at

The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center begins Saturday, April 2nd. Click here to learn more.