Drew Schaefer harvested this 3X4 Whitetail buck with 10 minutes left on opening day of the 2020 firearm deer season. The deer was taken on private property in Boone County.

LINCOLN — A new grant from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust worth nearly $500,000 will assist Fort Atkinson State Historical Park in two revitalization projects.

The pandemic shook things up for deer hunters this year. Unit tags sold out quickly and my husband, Led, and I ended up purchasing a last-minute statewide buck tag for him and a river antlerless tag for myself.

LINCOLN — With the help of a $280,000 matching grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, working with partners, will be able to modernize wetland conservation resources for educators and the public.

Most hunters think that an accident won’t happen to them, but anyone who has fallen from a tree stand thought the same thing. Those who have had the misfortune say that it happened so fast they had no time to react. At the end of the day, returning home safely should be every tree-stand hunt…

Our first snow appeared in October already and, because I’m not a big fan of the cold, my first thought was, “Oh no, winter weather is here already, it’s going to be a long winter.”