DO_Blacksmithing by vastateparksstaff, on Flickr

LIVING HISTORY WEEKEND SLATED FOR AUG 2-3 AT FORT ATKINSON SP

LINCOLN — Step back in time Aug. 2-3 at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park’s (SHP) living history weekend. The 1820s-era military post …Read More

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bat by g_kovacs, on Flickr

‘DISCOVER BATS!’ EDUCATOR WORKSHOPS TO BE HELD IN BEATRICE AND NORFOLK

LINCOLN — The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, in conjunction with Fulbright’s EcoLeadership Program, is pleased to announce two upcoming …Read More

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AUGUST OUTDOOR CALENDAR

LINCOLN – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in August: Aug. …Read More

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zebra mussels for you by andres musta, on Flickr

ZEBRA MUSSELS CONFIRMED AT OFFUTT BASE LAKE

LINCOLN — The presence of invasive zebra mussels has been confirmed at Offutt Base Lake near Bellevue. On May 1, Dr. …Read More

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HISTORIC SADDLE CLUB HOSTING OPEN HORSE SHOW THIS SUNDAY

An Open Horse Show will be held on Sunday, July 27th at the Historic Saddle Club located at 2016 West …Read More

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MOUNTAIN LION KILLED NEAR CHADRON

LINCOLN — A 5-month-old female mountain lion was shot south of Chadron in Dawes County on Saturday, July 19. A …Read More

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Baking in Dutch Oven at Mountain Pond. T by andyarthur, on Flickr

OUTDOOR COOKING PROGRAM SET AT CHADRON STATE PARK

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has cooked up a program to help people improve their outdoor cuisine. The presentation, …Read More

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COMMISSIONERS OPEN ENTIRE STATE TO TEAL HUNTING

LINCOLN – All of Nebraska will be open for teal hunting in 2014. The Nebraska Game and Parks Board of …Read More

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Two Rivers Rec Area, NE 102 by jakesmome, on Flickr

FAMILY FISHING EVENT AT MERRITT RESERVOIR ON JULY 26

LINCOLN – A family fishing event, hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Nebraska Walleye Association (NWA), …Read More

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GAME AND PARKS ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR OUTDOOR PROJECTS

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting grant applications for parks, pools and other outdoor recreation facilities. …Read More

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RAPID CITY CAMPUS HOLDS OUTDOOR UNIVERSITY

The Outdoor Campus in Rapid City will host its third annual Outdoor University on Saturday. The event runs 10 a.m. …Read More

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dtdamage_s by Jeffery Love, on Flickr

PLATTE RIVER STATE PARK TO HOST RIMFIRE CHALLENGE

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Platte River State Park is hosting a rimfire shooting challenge with steel targets. The event is …Read More

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MOUNTAIN LION DIES USDA COYOTE SNARE IN SIOUX COUNTY

Nebraska Game and Parks says a mountain lion was unintentionally killed in a trap in Sioux County last month. The …Read More

Posted 3 weeks ago | 1 Comment

Sandhill Cranes at Bernardo by snowpeak, on Flickr

SOUTH-CENTRAL BIRD SANCTUARY EXPANDS

GIBBON, Neb. (AP) — Audubon Nebraska has bought nearly 600 acres that will be protected as a rest stop for …Read More

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Prescribed Burning by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Midwest Region, on Flickr

CONFERENCE ON PRESCRIBED BURNS SET IN KEARNEY

KEARNEY, Neb. (AP) — At a Kearney conference on prescribed burns, people will learn techniques and hear success stories in …Read More

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PRACTICE OUTDOOR 4th OF JULY FIRE SAFETY

DENVER; July 1, 2014 – Public land and emergency managers across the Rocky Mountain Area—Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming—would …Read More

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OBSTACLE COURSE MAKING DEBUT AT CHADRON STATE PARK

Chadron State Park is introducing a new event to Chadron’s Fur Trade Days line-up. The Crooked Arrow Obstacle Course will …Read More

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JULY OUTDOOR CALENDAR

LINCOLN – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in July: July …Read More

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Ruger Mark III Competition by DanDeChiaro, on Flickr

RIMFIRE CHALLENGE AT PLATTE RIVER SP JULY 12

LINCOLN – Try your hand at shooting steel targets quickly and accurately at the Rimfire Challenge on July 12 at Platte River …Read More

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NATURE PROGRAMS SATURDAY AT CHADRON STATE PARK

Birds and tomahawks are the topics of a pair of nature programs at Chadron State Park this weekend. Amanda Filipi, …Read More

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NPPD WARNS ALGAE IN LAKE MAY BE TOXIC

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — People are being urged not to swim in the Sutherland Reservoir in western Nebraska because …Read More

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Bull Snake No. 2 by ikewinski, on Flickr

SNAKES OF NEBRASKA WEEKEND AT AK-SAR-BEN AQUARIUM

LINCOLN – The snakes of Nebraska will be displayed and discussed during a workshop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 19-20 at …Read More

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