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WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK PREPS FOR CONTROLLED BURN

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Officials are preparing for a nearly 2,200-acre planned fire at Wind Cave National Park in southwest …Read More

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PRESCRIBED BURNS OF GRASSLANDS SCHEDULED

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will conduct prescribed burns of grasslands at several state-owned areas as weather …Read More

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SCOTTSBLUFF OUTDOOR DISCOVERY PROGRAM

What: The sixth annual Scottsbluff Outdoor Discovery Program is annually rated as a top field trip by teachers, students and parents. …Read More

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LINCOLN COUNTY WON’T EXEMPT LAND BOUGHT FOR WATER

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (AP) — Lincoln County commissioners have refused to exempt from taxes thousands of acres of land bought …Read More

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RUN WILD, THE WILDEST RUN IN NEBRASKA

LINCOLN – It is not too late to register to Run Wild! Choose from a 10k or 5k through scenic, …Read More

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NEW SALMON SPECIES BEING CONSIDERED FOR LAKE OAHE

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Wildlife officials are considering adding Atlantic salmon to Lake Oahe. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks biologist …Read More

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BURCHARD WMA AQUATIC HABITAT REHAB COMPLETE

LINCOLN – The aquatic habitat rehabilitation project is complete at Burchard Wildlife Management Area, however the reservoir remains low. The …Read More

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RAT AND BEAVER LAKES AQUATIC HABITAT PROJECT TO BEGIN

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has recently installed a temporary control structure below Rat and Beaver lakes …Read More

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Youth Fishing Derby 2012 by U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region, on Flickr

BECOME A CERTIFIED YOUTH FISHING INSTRUCTOR IN SCOTTSBLUFF

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will certify youth fishing instructors April 27 in Scottsbluff. The free workshop will be …Read More

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Roosevelt Elk - Male & Female by goingslo, on Flickr

BIG GAME SOCIETY TO AUCTION ELK TAG MAY 2

LINCOLN – An elk tag will be auctioned off at the Nebraska Big Game Society (NBGS) banquet May 2 in Lincoln. The …Read More

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Irrigation system near Emerald, PEI by microbe, on Flickr

APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Governor Dave Heineman is seeking applicants for the new, expanded Nebraska Natural Resources Commission. A new …Read More

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INAUGURAL DISC GOLF TOURNEY SET AT CHADRON STATE PARK

Disc golfers are being invited to compete in the first Pine Ridge Throwers Cup at Chadron State Park on Saturday, May …Read More

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CONSIDER A SUMMER ADVENTURE WITH “ACE” FOR 6TH-8TH GRADERS

Students who enjoy their outdoor surroundings are encouraged by Nebraska’s Natural Resources Districts to sign up today for the annual Adventure …Read More

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GAME AND PARKS SCHEDULES PRESCRIBED BURNS

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission officials have scheduled prescribed burns on Wildlife Management Areas in Scotts Bluff and Morrill counties …Read More

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SOME MOBILE HUNTING AND FISHING PERMITS NOW AVAILABLE

LINCOLN – Some Nebraska hunting and fishing permits now may be purchased, accessed or displayed on a mobile device. The …Read More

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Walking through the woods by akroness, on Flickr

NATIONAL WALK AT LUNCH DAY TO BENEFIT NEBRASKA TRAILS

LINCOLN – On April 30, Nebraskans from across the state will make time to walk for 30 minutes at lunchtime. …Read More

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Annual Kids Fishing Day at Natural Tunne by vastateparksstaff, on Flickr

FAMILY FISHING EVENTS SCHEDULED FOR 2014

LINCOLN – Another spring and summer of family fishing fun is scheduled with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s Family …Read More

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FINAL TREES PLANTED IN 25-YEAR PROJECT AT FORT ROBINSON

  All the roots have been planted for a northwestern Nebraska reforestation program. Now, the project has been turned over …Read More

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GREAT PARK PURSUIT STARTS MAY 1

LINCOLN – The Great Park Pursuit (GPP) begins its seventh year of giving people an opportunity to win prizes while …Read More

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TEMPORARILY CLOSED PARKS TO REOPEN APRIL 18

LINCOLN – State park areas temporarily closed by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission last fall will reopen April 18 - two …Read More

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WILD ADVENTURE DAY SET FOR APRIL 19

LINCOLN – Have you ever touched a snake? Or seen a badger? Come to Wild Adventure Day on April 19 in Lincoln …Read More

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FISHING INSTRUCTOR WORKSHOP CANCELLED IN NORTH PLATTE

LINCOLN – The certification of youth fishing instructors scheduled for April 5 in North Platte has been cancelled because of low registration. …Read More

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