Published by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission since 1926, NEBRASKAland magazine is the oldest continuously published state conservation magazine in the country.  Mike was hired as a staff photographer and writer for the magazine in 1993. Today he is a long-time contributing editor-at-large and has authored over 100 feature articles spanning two decades in his home state.


Forum Naturefotografie

Forum Naturefotografie

Nebraska History

Nebraska History

The sun rises across central Nebraska. As another spring day gradually comes to life, hundreds of thousands of temporary residents make their presence known through sound. Every year some 80 percent of the world's Sandhill cranes make their way through a 75-mile stretch of Nebraska's central Platte River Valley on their spring migration.  http://netnebraska.org/basic-page/television/crane-song

For three years, photographer Michael Forsberg traveled the Great Plains, documenting what remains of this once-vast ecosystem. WIth financial and scientific assistance from The Nature Conservancy, Forsberg completed his new book, "Great Plains: America's Lingering Wild," in 2009. Vote for your favorite photo at support.nature.org/votegreatplains!

Follow Michael Forsberg as he examines the wildness that remains in the Great Plains.

Directed and produced by Neil Ever Osborne with editing and production by Chad A. Stevens and support from the iLCP A contemporary account of the emerging genre of conservation photography is explored through the voices and imagery of some of the best environmental communicators working today. Notable anthropologist Jane Goodall, National Geographic Editor-at-Large and iLCP Fellow Michael Nichols, and International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP) president Cristina Mittermeier, among many others, share candid thoughts on the power of photography and its value as an effective conservation tool. The narrative is accompanied by stunning photographic contributions from over 40 iLCP conservation photographers to illustrate the convergence between the conservation and photography realms. Inspired by “Conservation Photography”, a thesis by Carlton Ward, Jr.

In this episode of QUEST Nebraska, Mike documents diverse waterfowl and wildlife across the Great Plains. In Nebraska's Sandhills, Mike visits with University of Nebraska hydrogeologist Jim Goeke to examine how the hidden waters of the Ogallala Aquifer keep Blue Creek open during the winter months -- a haven for geese and trumpeter swans.

This American Land: episode 110.  follow Michael Forsberg and WWF biologist Dennis Jorgensen with pronghorn in Montana.

One of the most threatened biomes on the planet-a biome that is in our own backyard. Explores the uniqueness of this resource, the complicated reasons we're losing grassland, and the efforts of ranchers and conservationists to protect it.