Nebraska Game and Parks Wetland

LOOKING Closer

Standing at 11ft tall, this camera looks at the day-to-day rhythm of a wetland in a highly urbanized landscape. Behind the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission building quietly stirs a small, but important wetland feature. This area was previously a mowed patch of lawn grass, but in 1999 construction began on a wetland feature that would clean and filter runoff from adjacent parking lots. Wildlife of all kinds has used this space as a home, or stopover on their migration. It has since been overtaken by invasive narrow-leaved cattail, although current management techniques are underway to improve the wetland’s function in a 21st-century landscape.

Look Out For

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Volunteers Removing Cattails

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Lush Wetland Vegetation

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Bird Flying in the Sky

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