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Michael Forsberg |


Mike was born and raised in Nebraska and has been a professional photographer for 30 years. His books, articles and films focus on wildlife and conservation stories in the Great Plains. Mike is a Senior Fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers, co-founder of Platte Basin Timelapse and on faculty with IANR at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. In 2017, he received the Ansel Adams Award from the Sierra Club in Washington DC, and his image of sandhill cranes was selected as a U.S. postage stamp for Nebraska’s Sesquicentennial. Mike lives in Lincoln with his wife Patty, two daughters Elsa and Emme, and a menagerie of animals.

AUTHOR Stories

The Value of High Places

The Value of High Places

Earlier this summer I drove a 1,756 mile loop up, down and around the edges of a tilted tabletop in the heart of North America. For me, this geography is home.

Personal Narrative | Reflective

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