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Outdoor Nebraska Radio

Outdoor Nebraska is a weekly radio program produced by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Each week listeners receive updates on hunting, fishing, camping and recreational opportunities found in the state, as well as in-depth reports on wildlife, fisheries and habitat management.

Outdoor Nebraska airs on a number of stations across the state. To learn more, or to inquire about adding Outdoor Nebraska to your station’s programming, contact Christy Firestone at (402) 471-5593 or by email.

Latest episodes

Sept. 11-17, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: Sept. 11-17, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Nebraska’s big catfish, with Daryl Bauer; Angler Outreach Program Manager

Track Two
Hunters Helping the Hungry, with Leslie Hershberger; Admin. Programs Officer – Wildlife Division

Sept. 18-24, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: Sept. 18-24, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Angle on NE Angling – National Hunting & Fishing Day, with Dean Rosenthal; Fisheries Division Administrator

Track Two
Huge Impacts of NE Hunting – National Hunting & Fishing Day, with Alicia Hardin; Wildlife Division Administrator

Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: Sept. 25-Oct. 1, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Estimating Duck Migration with eBird, with Matthew Garrick; Waterfowl Program Manager

Track Two
Celebrating NE’s Reptiles – Reptile Month, with Monica Macoubrie; Outdoor Education Specialist

Previous episodes

Sept. 4-10, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: Sept. 4-10, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Tree Stand Safety & Hunter Education, with Hunter Nikolai; Nebraska Hunter Education Coordinator

Track Two
Change of season in Northwest Nebraska Parks, with Mike Morava; Northwest Regional Parks Superintendent

Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: Aug. 28-Sept. 3, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Botanist’s Guide to Nebraska Wildflowers, with Gerry Steinauer; Nebraska Game & Parks Botanist

Track Two
The deal with teal, with Brad Seitz; Public Lands Manager – SE District

Aug. 21-27, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: Aug. 21-27, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Preparing for Labor Day in Northeast Nebraska, with Scott Oligmueller; Ponca State Park Superintendent

Track Two
Top reasons to visit Nebraska Game and Parks at the State Fair, with Suzanne Schmidt; Marketing Communications Specialist

Aug. 14-20, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: Aug. 14-20, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
The ponds at Fort Robinson State Park, with Joe Rydell; NW District – Fisheries Biologist

Track Two
LearnHunting.org, with Hunter Nikolai; Nebraska R3 Coordinator

Aug. 7-13, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: Aug. 7-13, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
The Flathead Catfish, with Jacob Werner, SE District – Fisheries Biologist

Track Two
Monarchs Making Headlines, with Melissa Marinovich; Assistant Planning & Programming Division Administrator: Endangered & Threatened Species Specialist

July 31-Aug. 6, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: July 31-Aug. 6, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Nebraska’s Most Challenging Hiking Trails, with Alex Duryea; Recreational Trails Manager

Track Two
Dangerous Things Kids Should Do, with Jamie Bachmann; Wildlife Educator

July 24-30, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: July 24-30
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Fishing in the summer heat, with Tony Barada, Assistant Fisheries Division Administrator

Track Two
Two-tier duck hunting – year two, with Matt Garrick, Waterfowl Program Manager

July 17-23, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: July 17-23
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Warm weather camping with kids, with Monica Macoubrie, Outdoor Education Specialist

Track Two
The Spalding Fish Passage, with Joe Spooner, Rivers & Streams Conservation Technician

July 10-16, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: July 10-16
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Dark Skies in Nebraska, with Bob Hanover, Assistant Parks Division Administrator

Track Two
Kayaking the Niobrara, with Jenny Nguyen-Wheatley, Associate Nebraskaland Editor


July 3-9, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: July 3-9
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Summer Turkey Brood Survey, with Luke Meduna, Big Game Program Manager

Track Two
Clean, Drain & Dry – for boaters, with Kristopher Stahr, Aquatic Invasive Species Program Manager

June 26-July 2, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: June 26-July 2
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Fishing on the Fourth, with Daryl Bauer, Angler Outreach Program Manager

Track Two
Swim Beach Safety, with Matthew Sutton, Park Superintendent at Louisville SRA

June 19-25, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: June 19-25
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Bees in Nebraska, with Cody Dreier, Pollinator Ecologist

Track Two
Archery in the Parks, with Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger, Outdoor Nebraska hosts

June 12-18, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: June 12-18
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Buffalo Soldiers of Fort Robinson, with Ranae Calder, Historian, History Nebraska

Track Two
Hiking, Biking & Paddling; Trails of the State, with Alex Duryea, Recreational Trails Manager

June 5-11, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: June 5-11
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
A Day at the Lake; Aquatic Habitat Stamp Celebration, with Jeff Jackson, Aquatic Habitat Program Manager

Track Two
What to Know: ’22 Big Game Permits, with Luke Meduna, Big Game Program Manager

May 29-June 4, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: May 29-June 4, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Landowner Invite: Open Fields & Waters Program Enrollment, with John Laux, Upland Habitat & Access Program Manager

Track Two
Guide to Nebraska’s I-80 Lakes, with Daryl Bauer, Angler Outreach Program Manager

May 22-28, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: May 22-28, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Western Park Improvements, with Mike Morava, NW Regional Park Superintendent

Track Two
Boating Safety Reminders, with Jeff Clauson, Assistant Division Administrator – Law Enforcement

May 15-21, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: May 15-21, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Know Before You Go – Lake McConaughy, with Margot DesRocher, Reservations Program Manager

Track Two
Community Fishing Events, with Larry Pape, Outdoor Education Specialist

May 8-14, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: May 8-14, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Wetlands Month in Nebraska, with Ted LaGrange, Wetlands Program Manager

Track Two
Eastern Spotted Skunk, with Sarah Nevison, Natural Legacy Biologist

May 1-7, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: May 1-7, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Nebraska Birding Guide & NE Bird Month, with Olivia DaRugna, Watchable Wildlife Biologist

Track Two
Being an Outdoor Mom, with Amanda Filipi; Outdoor Education Specialist

April 24-30, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: April 24-30, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Beetle Spins, Tube Jigs & the Crappie Spawn, with Daryl Bauer, Angler Outreach Program Manager

Track Two
Turkeys Now, with Hunter Nikolai, Hunting & Shooting Sports R3 Coordinator

April 17-23, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: April 17-23, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Big Mac Walleye at Lake McConaughy, with Keith Hurley, Fisheries Research & Data Specialist

Track Two
52nd Cornhusker Trap Shoot, with Eric Javins, Conservation Officer in Central Nebraska

April 10-16, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: April 10-16, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Nebraska’s Spring Turkey Season, with Justin Powell, Northwest District wildlife biologist

Track Two
Salamanders of Nebraska, with Monica Macoubrie, outdoor education specialist

April 3-9, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: April 3-9, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Park improvements in the Northeast, with Jeff Fields, Northeast Region regional park superintendent

Track Two
Nebraska’s Fishing Instructors, with Larry Pape, outdoor education specialist

March 27-April 2, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: March 27-April 2, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, with Joel Jorgensen, nongame bird program manager

Track Two
Fishing without a boat, with Daryl Bauer, angler outreach program manager

March 6-12, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: March 6-12, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Work in a Park, with Margot DesRocher, reservation program manager

Track Two
New Life for Old Rifles, with Justin Haag, Northwest District public information officer

March 13-19, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: March 13-19, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Dancing with the Chickens, with Dr. Larkin Powell, University of Nebraska-Lincoln professor of conservation biology

Track Two
To Allure Trout and Anglers, with Daryl Bauer, angler outreach program manager

March 20-26, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: March 20-26, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Preseason Guide to Nebraska’s Water Trails, with Alex Duryea, recreational trails manager

Track Two
Learn to Hunt Spring Turkeys Online, with Hunter Nikolai, Nebraska hunting/shooting R3 coordinator with the National Wild Turkey Federation

February 27 - March 5, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: February 27 – March 5, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Matthew Garrick; Waterfowl Program Manager: Harvest Dynamics for the Canada Goose

Track Two
Tony Barada; Assistant Fisheries Division Administrator: Public Meetings for Fisheries

February 20 - 26, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: February 20 – 26, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jeff Jackson; Aquatic Habitat Manager: 25 years of the Aquatic Habitat Program

Track Two
Kayla Gadeken; Outdoor Skills Assistant Educator: Western Nebraska – Archery in the Schools – Regional Tournament

February 13 - 19, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: February 13 – 19, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Melissa Panella; Wildlife Diversity Program Manager: Update: Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

Track Two
Joe Rydell; NW District – Fisheries Biologist: Nebraska’s Northern Pike

February 6 - 12, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: February 6 – 12, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Meghan Manary; Southwest Regional Naturalist: Wildlife Courtship Behaviors

Track Two
Margot DesRocher; Reservation Program Manager: Valentine’s Day in the parks

January 30 - February 5, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: January 30 – February 5, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Joel Jorgensen; Nongame Bird Program Manager: Bird feeding & counting

Track Two
Scott Luedtke; SE Wildlife District Manager: Rabbit hunting the late season

January 23 - 29, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: January 23 – 29, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Matthew Perion; SE District Fisheries Biologist: Life under water

Track Two
Kyle Smith; SE Wildlife District Manager: Flagging for geese

January 16 - 22, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: January 16 – 22, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Luke Meduna; Big Game Program Manager: January River Antlerless (Deer) Season

Track Two
Margot DesRocher; Reservation Program Manager: Winter Park Cabins

January 9 - 15, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: January 9 – 15, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Shawna Richter-Ryerson; Asst. Communications Division Administrator: Nebraskaland & NGPC Communications

Track Two
Monica Macoubrie; Outdoor Education Specialist: Trail Tales

January 2 - 8, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: January 2 – 8, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jim Swenson; Park Division Administrator: State Parks: The Next 100 Years

Track Two
Daryl Bauer; Fishing Outreach Program Manager: Tips Ups & Ice Fishing

December 26, 2021 - January 1, 2022

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: December 26, 2021 – January 1, 2022
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jackson Ellis; Hunter Education Coordinator: Hunting Between the Holidays

Track Two
Bob Hanover; Assistant Parks Division Administrator: State Park Spotlight: First Day Hikes Across Nebraska

December 19 - 25, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: December 19 – 25, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jeff Rawlinson; NGPC Outdoor Holiday Expert: Last Minute Holiday Q & A

Track Two
Jennifer Bose; Area Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Johnson Lake & Gallagher Canyon State Rec Areas

 

December 12 - 18, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: December 12 – 18, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jim Miller; Fort Robinson Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Christmas at Fort Robinson State Park

Track Two
Luke Meduna; Big Game Program Manager: Winter Movements of Pronghorn

December 5 - 11, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: December 5 – 11, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jake Rodiek; Mahoney State Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Holiday Happenings at E.T. Mahoney State Park

Track Two
Daryl Bauer; Angler Outreach Program Manager: Gift Buying Guide for the Outdoorsy on Your List

November 28 - December 4, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: November 28 – December 4, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Grace Gaard; Aquatic Ecology Outdoor Education Specialist: Trout in the Classroom

Track Two
Adam Jones; Buffalo Bill Ranch Park Superintendent: Park Spotlight: Christmas with the Codys (Buffalo Bill Ranch SHP)

November 21 - 27, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: November 21 – 27, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Alicia Hardin; Wildlife Division Administrator: The Value of Hunting in Nebraska

Track Two
Gene Hunt; Area Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Hidden Gems: Sandy Channel & Union Pacific SRAs

November 14 - 20, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: November 14 – 20, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Dusty Schelbitzki; Depredation Program Manager: Venison Cooking Tips & Recipes; Nebraska Gourmet

Track Two
Zach Oliver; Swanson Reservoir Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Swanson State Recreation Area – A Fall Favorite

November 7 - 13, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: November 7 – 13, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Bill Oligmueller; Regional Parks Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Fall Fishing @ Memphis State Recreation Area

Track Two
Julia Plugge; Outdoor Education Specialist: Beyond BOW (Becoming an Outdoor Woman) Fall Hunts

October 31 - November 6, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: October 31 – November 6, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jeff Clauson; Assistant Division Administrator – Law Enforcement: Field Report & Hunting Season Reminder

Track Two
Nathan Remter; Niobrara Assistant Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Where Two Rivers Meet – Niobrara State Park

October 24 - 30, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: October 24 – 30, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Luke Meduna; Big Game Program Manager: A Deer’s Nose

Track Two
Gregg Galbraith; Chadron & Walgren Lake Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Monster at Walgren Lake SRA

October 17 - 23, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: October 17 – 23, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jackson Ellis; Hunter Education Coordinator: How to Deer – Podcast

Track Two
Bill Booth; Dead Timber Parks Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Historic Times @ Dead Timber SRA

October 10 - 16, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: October 10 – 16, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jordan Nauert; Medicine Creek – Maintenance Technician: State Park Spotlight: Hunt Camp at Medicine Creek State Rec Area

Track Two
Julie Geiser; Public Information Officer – SW District: Wild Foraging

October 3 - 9, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: October 3 – 9, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jan Alexander; Indian Cave State Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Halloween Highlights at Indian Cave State Park

Track Two
Kayla Gadeken; Outdoor Skills & Education Assistant: Grants for Schools – the National Archery in the Schools Program

September 26 - October 2, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: September 26 – October 2, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Holly Mauslein; Pheasants Forever; Outreach Coordinator: Youth Mentor Hunts

Track Two
Robert Hughes; Box Butte Parks Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Birds & Fish of Box Butte State Recreation Area

September 19 - 25, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: September 19 – 25, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Daryl Bauer; Angler Outreach Program Manager: Fall Fish Sampling

Track Two
Lori Howard; Parks Administrative Specialist: State Park Spotlight: Arbor Lodge State Historical Park – Signature Event

September 12 - 18, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: September 12 – 18, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Todd Nordeen; Big Game Disease & Research Program Manager: The Science of Elk Bugles

Track Two
Mike Morava; NW Regional Park Superintendent:State Park Spotlight: Sandhill Landscapes (Keller Park & Long Pine SRA’s)

September 5 - 11, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: September 5 – 11, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Scott Oligmueller; Ponca Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Something Big at Ponca State Park

Track Two
Monica Macoubrie; Outdoor Education Specialist: Nebraska Reptile Month: Art Contest

August 29 - September 4, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: August 29 – September 4, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jackson Ellis; Hunter Education Coordinator: Trail Cameras & Hunter Education

Track Two
Tamara Cooper; Ash Hollow Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Rendezvous at Ash Hollow State Historical Park

August 22 - 28, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: August 22 – 28, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Suzanne Schmidt; Marketing Communication Specialist: State Fair Attractions

Track Two
Dave Kinnamon; Branched Oak Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Tailgating at Branched Oak State Rec Area

August 15 - 21, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: August 15 – 21, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jeff Lusk; Data & Biometry Program Manager: Banding Mourning Doves

Track Two
Bob Hanover; Assistant Parks Division Administrator: State Park Spotlight: Dark Skies and Merritt State Recreation Area

August 8 - 14, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: August 8 – 14, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Logan Epp; Calamus Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: White Bass of Calamus State Recreation Area

Track Two
Matt Wieseler; Clear Creek WMA Manager: Opportunities of Clear Creek Wildlife Management Area

August 1 - 7, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: August 1 – 7, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Tony Korth; Schramm Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Family Field Trip – Schramm State Recreation Area

Track Two
Joel Jorgensen; Nongame Bird Program Manager: The Migration Begins

July 25 - 31, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: July 25 – 31, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Matt Garrick; Waterfowl Program Manager: HIP # and the Two Tier Program for Ducks

Track Two
Mike Carrick; Two Rivers Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Two Rivers’ Famous Cabooses

July 18 - 14, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: July 18 – 24, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Larry Pape; Outdoor Education Specialist: The Cooking of White Bass & Wiper

Track Two
Jay Woltemath; Salt Valley Parks Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Lakes of the Salt Valley

July 11 - 17, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: July 11 – 17, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Todd Nordeen; Big Game Disease & Research Program Manager: Bighorn Sheep Update

Track Two
Daryl Bauer; Angler Outreach Coordinator: Handling Fish in Hot Weather

Amy Kucera; Smith Falls Park Superintendent: SP Spotlight: Nebraska’s Tallest Waterfall – Smith Falls State Park

July 4 - 10, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: July 4 – 10, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Kirk Steffensen; F&W Program Manager: Paddlefish

Track Two
Matt Sutton; Louisville Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Water Park at Louisville State Rec Area

Julie Geiser: Public Information Officer – SW District: Summering Sandhill Cranes

June 27 - July 3, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: June 27 – July 3, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Tommy Hicks; Victoria Springs – Park Superintendent: Victoria Spring SRA’s Centennial Signature Event

Track Two
Dusty Schelbitzki; Depredation Program Manager: Resources for Landowners: Depredation Program

Lori Howard; Administrative Assistant – Parks Division: Fireworks in the Parks

June 20 - 26, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: June 20 – 26, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Travis Shepler; Assistant Division Administrator – Law Enforcement: Nebraska’s Conservation Officers

Track Two
Justin Haag; Public Information Officer – NW District: Fishing from a Kayak

Rick Otto; Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park Superintendent: SP Spotlight: Where Time Stands Still – Ashfall Fossil Beds SHP

June 13 - 19, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: June 13 – 19, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Daryl Bauer; Angler Outreach Coordinator: Art & Science of Bobber Fishing

Track Two
Diane Burress; Bowring Ranch Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Sandhills Ranching – Bowring Ranch SHP

Hannah Jones; Asst. Division Administrator Planning & Programming: Input Needed: Ft. Kearny SHP/SRA Public Meeting

June 6 - 12, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: June 6 – 12, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Gregg Galbraith; Chadron State Park Superintendent: Chadron State Park’s 100th Anniversary Signature Event

Track Two

Luke Meduna; Big Game Program Manager: Big Game Permits: Application Time
Tyler Wulf; Lewis & Clark – Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Marina Day at Lewis & Clark SRA

May 30 - June 5, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: May 30 – June 5, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Larry Pape; Outdoor Education Specialist: 2021 Community Fishing Events & How-Tos

Track Two
Kathy Rowlands; Talent Acquisition Partner: Working for the Outdoors; NGPC Job Opportunities
Jeff Bargar; Parks Superintendent – Alexandria & Rockford SRAs: State Park Spotlight: Hidden Gems – Alexandria & Rockford SRAs

May 23 - 29, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: May 23 – 29, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jason Grof; Ft. Atkinson State Historical Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Mustering at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park

Track Two
Kayla Gadeken; Outdoor Education Assistant: Top Camping Hacks & Games
Joel Jorgensen; Nongame Bird Program Manager: Native Nebraska: The Piping Plover

May 16 - 22, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: May 16 – 22, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Michelle Stryker; Planning & Programming – Division Administrator: 2021 Park User Surveys

Track Two
Samantha Hopkinson; Park Superintendent at Lake Maloney & Sutherland Reservoir SRAs: State Park Spotlight: What’s Biting in Western Reservoirs
Margot DesRocher; Parks Administrative Assistant: Your Parks Adventure

May 9 - 15, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: May 9 – 15, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Julie Geiser; Public Information Officer – SW District: Hunting the Morel

Track Two
Jordan Swenson; Summit Lake & Pelican SRA – Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Missouri River Boat Ramp & Summit Lake SRA
Jeff Clauson; Assistant Division Administrator – Law Enforcement: Reminders for Boaters

May 2 - 8, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: May 2 – 8, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Daryl Bauer; Angling Outreach Coordinator: Spring Fishing

Track Two
Brock Burney; Parks Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: I-80 Corridor State Recreation Areas
Julia Plugge; Outdoor Education Specialist: Turkey Hunting for Mother’s Day

April 25 - May 1, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: April 25 – May 1, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jim Swenson; Parks Division Administrator: Know Before You Go – Lake McConaughy & Lake Ogallala SRA’s

Track Two
Monica Macoubrie; Outdoor Education Specialist: The Myth of “Abandoned” Wildlife Babies
Adam Johns; Platte River State Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Trails of Platte River State Park

April 18 - 24, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: April 18 – 24, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Laura Steinman; Arbor Lodge Coordinator: Nebraska’s Arbor Day

Track Two
Brad Seitz; Public Lands Manager – SE District: The Grazing of Wildlife Management Areas
Dan Thornton; Lake Minatare Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Western Water: Bridgeport & Lake Minatare SRA’s

April 11 - 17, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: April 11 – 17, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jim Domeier; Ft. Hartsuff State Historical Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Ft. Hartsuff State Historical Park – Pathfinders

Track Two
Tony Barada; Assistant Division Administrator – Fisheries: Bathymetric Surveys = Lake Maps
Monica Macoubrie; Outdoor Education Specialist: April Frogs by Sound & Song

April 4 - 10, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: April 4 – 10, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Tom Krolikowski; District Wildlife Biologist – NW District: Spring Turkeys of the Niobrara River Valley

Track Two
Jay Woltemath; Pawnee SRA – Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Horse Trails at Pawnee State Recreation Area
Kristin Carder; Digital Media Manager: #NEParks100 – Share your Parks Adventure

March 28 - April 3, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: March 28 – April 3, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Daryl Bauer; Angler Outreach Coordinator: Early Open Water Angling

Track Two
Aric Riggins; SW Regional Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Turkey Camp @ Red Willow State Recreation Area
Melissa Panella; Wildlife Diversity Coordinator: Tax Season – Wildlife Conservation Fund Check-Off

March 21 - 27, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: March 21 – 27, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jeff Blaser; Private Water Specialist: Nebraska’s Private Waters Program

Track Two
Laura Rose; Sherman Reservoir Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Walleye of Sherman State Recreation Area
Daryl Bauer; Angler Outreach Coordinator: The Colors Fish See

March 14 - 20, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: March 14 – 20, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Amanda Filipi; Outdoor Education Specialist: State Park Spotlight: Vernal Equinox at Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area

Track Two
Erin Johnson; NGPC Recreation Planner: A New Plan – Dead Timber State Rec. Area Public Meeting
Joel Jorgensen; Nongame Bird Program Manager: An Eye for Red-Tailed Hawks

March 7 - 13, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: March 7 – 13, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Gene Hunt; Fort Kearny Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Cranes of Fort Kearny State Historical Park

Track Two
Randy Stutheit; Wetland Wildlife Biologist: The Wingbee
Jeff Rawlinson & Aaron Hershberger; Outdoor Education Specialists: State Tournament: Nebraska Archery in the Schools Program

February 28 - March 6, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: February 28 – March 6, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jeff Lusk; Data & Biometry Program Manager: Hunter Success Survey

Track Two
Beau Licking; Enders Reservoir & Rock Creek Lake Park Superintendent State Park Spotlight: Enders Reservior & Rock Creek Lake
Monica Macoubrie; Outdoor Education Specialist Nebraska Outdoor Women Month

February 21 - 27, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: February 21 – 27, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Tony Barada; Fisheries Assistant Division Administrator: You’re Invited: Fisheries Public Meetings

Track Two
Jake Rodiek; Eugene T. Mahoney State Park Superintendent State Park Spotlight: Sledding at E.T. Mahoney State Park
Julia Plugge; Outdoor Education Specialist Spring Saturday Series

February 14 - 20, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: February 14 – 20, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jeff Bargar; Rock Creek Station Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Rock Creek Station State Historical Park

Track Two
Steve Brenner; Nongame Bird Biologist Great Horned Owls; Early leaders in Nesting
Daryl Bauer: Angler Outreach Coordinator Forecasts of Fishing Futures

February 7 - 13, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: February 7 – 13, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Katie Leware; Ponca Park Superintendent: Valentine’s Day Ideas of Courtship; For the birds

Track Two
Grant Gartner; Windmill Park Superintendent State Park Spotlight: Hidden Gem – Windmill State Recreation Area
Hannah Jones; Planning & Programming Assistant Division Admin Guiding Success: State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan

January 31 - February 6, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: January 31 – February 6, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Greg Wagner; Senior Public Information Officer: How to Avoid a Case of Cabin Fever

Track Two
Jamie Bachmann; Wildlife Educator: Reading the Snow – Tracking
Bill Booth; Fremont Lakes Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Winter at Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area

January 24 - 30, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: January 24 – 30, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
John Laux; Upland Habitat & Access Coordinator: Final Days of Bird Season

Track Two
Lee Ricci; Lake McConaughy SRA Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Eagles of Lake McConaughy State Rec Area
Sam Wilson; Furbearer & Carnivore Program Manager: Native Nebraska: the Swift Fox

January 17 - 23, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: January 17 – 23, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Daryl Bauer; Angler Outreach Coordinator: Ode to Ice Augers

Track Two
Dan Vander Veen; Danish Alps Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Ice Fishing Danish Alps

Julie Geiser; Public Information Officer – SW District: Goose Pit Eats

January 10 - 16, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: January 10 – 16, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Gregg Galbraith; Chadron State Park Superintendent: State Park Spotlight: Nebraska’s First State Park (Chadron)

Track Two
Sarah Nevison; Wildlife Biologist: License Plates for Conservation

Stacey Lewton; Law Enforcement – SE District Supervisor: Calling Coyotes

January 3 - 9, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: January 3 – 9, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Jim Swenson; Parks Division Administrator: State Parks Celebrate a Century

Track Two
Jenny Wheatley; Nebraskaland Associate Editor: Wild Game Dog Treats

Holly Green; Outreach & Communications Coordinator: Next Steps for Youth Hunters: Pheasants Forever

December 27, 2020 - January 2, 2021

Outdoor Nebraska
Airs: December 27, 2020 – January 2, 2021
Hosts: Dale Johnson, Jeff Rawlinson and Aaron Hershberger of Nebraska Game and Parks

Track One
Daryl Bauer; Fishing Outreach Coordinator: Outdoor Goals & Resolutions for 2021

Track Two
Alex Duryea; Recreation Trails Manager: DIY First Day Hikes

Jeff Rawlinson; Assistant Division Administrator: Don’t Forget the Permits