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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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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

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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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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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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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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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WORKERS ROUND UP, REMOVE GOSLINGS AT LINCOLN LAKE

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State workers have rounded up and moved some young geese away from a Lincoln lake. The …Read More

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4-H SHOOTING SPORTS NATIONALS IN GRAND ISLAND JUNE 25-28

LINCOLN – Approximately 500 youth from across the country will compete in the National 4-H Shooting Sports Invitational in Grand …Read More

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RIDE THE RIDGE DRAWS ABOUT 100 RIDERS, WILL RETURN NEXT YEAR

Organizers of Ride the Ridge say the 23rd edition of the event, held Saturday at Fort Robinson State Park, was …Read More

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SD REMINDS MOWERS TO WAIT FOR PHEASANTS TO MATURE

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota officials are reminding people not to mow in some medians and highway ditches until …Read More

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IMPORTED SHEEP DOING WELL IN SD, STATE TO ADD MORE

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota’s Game, Fish and Parks Department will use $80,000 from an auctioned big horn sheep hunting …Read More

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DEDICATION SET FOR NEW MAHONEY STATE PARK CABINS

ASHLAND, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Game and Parks officials are preparing to dedicate new cabins at Eugene T. Mahoney State …Read More

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HUNTER EDUCATION INSTRUCTOR TRAINING SET IN LINCOLN

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will train apprentice hunter education instructors June 26 in Lincoln. The workshop will be …Read More

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PHEASANTS FOREVER OPENING ITS FIRST SD OFFICE

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Pheasants Forever is setting up its first office in South Dakota, in response to a sharp …Read More

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BOATING SAFETY COURSE SCHEDULED FOR ALLIANCE

ALLIANCE, Neb. – A boating safety course will be held at the Nebraska Game and Parks office in Alliance on Saturday, …Read More

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