A male Greater Prairie Chicken struts it stuff. Prairie chickens, grouse, their habitat and history will be the subject of the 2012 Nebraska Prairie Chicken Festival April 20 -22.
Two male prairie chickens battle it out on the lek. Prairie chickens, grouse, their habitat and history will be the subject of the 2012 Nebraska Prairie Chicken Festival April 20 -22.
Posted: Saturday, March 24, 2012 9:18 pm
Posted on Mar 24, 2012
BURWELL — The Gracie Creek Landowners near Burwell are proud of what they’ve got in the prairie chicken and grouse habitat and they are inviting the rest of the world to come see it April 20 to 22 at the first-ever Nebraska Prairie Chicken Festival.
“Seeing both prairie chickens and grouse is a unique opportunity,” said Sarah Sortum, project coordinator for Gracie Creek Landowners and the festival, adding that the prairie chicken is an “at-risk” bird in Nebraska and they want to let people know about what is being done and what else can be done to shore up their numbers.
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Saturday, March 24, 2012 9:18 pm.