As a young girl, I spent a great deal of time at my aunt’s cabin on the Platte River near Fremont, Nebraska. The cabin acted as a gathering place for family and friends, and I have wonderful memories of family functions and parties with friends. But my fondest memories are of the river itself. My […]

Invasive wetland plant species, such as common reed (Phragmites australis) and purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) have negative impacts on roosting availability for sandhill cranes on the central Platte River.