Return of the Swan

Nebraska Stories

Air Date: 01/28/2021

They were nearly hunted to extinction in the early 20th Century, but today the largest waterfowl species in the world is once again thriving in the Sandhills - the trumpeter swan. Meet the researchers who worked tirelessly to protect these magnificent birds and their habitat, the ranchers who coexist on the land with them, and a photographer whose love for this species emanates through his breathtaking images.

Photographs courtesy of Michael Forsberg/PBT.

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