Official nickname. Named after the University of Nebraska football team, the Cornhuskers.
Nebraska was one of the last states to adopt a flag. The state banner was designed in 1925 and adopted as state flag in 1963.
Joined in 1867, quarter released in 2006
Commissoned July 1907 -- BB-14
Oldest current mascot of the Univ. of Nebraska's sports teams
Also Devils & Dust, The River, The Ghost of Tom Joad, Born To Run, and Magic
(Sturnella neglecta) 1929
39th among all States and Territories
Flagship campus of the University of Nebraska system
Rolling grassland habitat supports approximately 350 bison and 100 elk
Extensive sand dune area; still in planning phase and closed to the public