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  • Join Deer Exchange to donate or receive venison

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraskans wanting to donate or receive harvested deer can participate in the Deer Exchange. This program is designed to accommodate the additional harvest of deer. It brings...

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  • Trout Stocking, LIVE!

    Trout Stocking, LIVE!

    Got out of the office for a bit today; ran over to Mahoney State Park and met one of our stocking trucks at the Century Link Pond.  Josh C. from our Calamus State Fish Hatchery was hauling some of...

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  • Nebraska’s Fall Colors

    Nebraska’s Fall Colors

    It’s mid to late October in Nebraska. Pumpkin spice lattes are being served in coffee shops. Halloween supplies are being purchased at stores. High School football playoffs are just around the...

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  • INCLUDE HUNTER EDUCATION IN YOUR HUNT PLAN

    INCLUDE HUNTER EDUCATION IN YOUR HUNT PLAN

    The fall hunting seasons are upon us! Several are already underway and the November firearm deer season will be here before you know it. If you or someone you know is age 12 to 29, successful...

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  • Stubble Access Guide, highlighting additional lands open to public hunting, now available

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The 2017 Southwest Nebraska Stubble Access Guide, which details more than 24,000 acres open to public hunting and trapping access, is now available. Published annually as an...

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  • 2018 Breeding Bird Survey routes available

    2018 Breeding Bird Survey routes available

    The Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) is a long-term, volunteer-driven bird monitoring program conducted throughout North America.  BBS data are used widely by wildlife agencies, researchers, birders and...

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  • Youth Fishing Instructor Certification

    Youth Fishing Instructor Certification

    Our volunteer, certified, youth fishing instructors are a huge help in many of our aquatic education efforts.  If you are an avid angler and would like to help out, would like to give back to the...

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  • Fort Robinson Christmas Dinner has 1939 theme

    Fort Robinson Christmas Dinner has 1939 theme

    CRAWFORD, Neb. – World War II was beginning in Europe, “Gone with the Wind” was a hit at the box office and the soldiers at Fort Robinson enjoyed a Christmas dinner of turkey, pork loin, oyster...

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  • Special youth upland hunts set for Oct. 21-22 at 14 wildlife management areas

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Youth ages 15 and younger are encouraged to participate in special youth pheasant hunts during the Oct. 21-22 statewide youth pheasant, quail and partridge season. Rooster...

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  • Commission to consider mountain lion management plan at Oct. 20 meeting

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider a mountain lion management plan when it meets Oct. 20 in Omaha. The public is invited to attend the 8 a.m. meeting, which will...

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  • What Lurks Beneath, Beautiful Flatties

    What Lurks Beneath, Beautiful Flatties

    Last week I noted that Nebraska Game & Park Fisheries biologist are busy around the state doing fish sampling this time of year (“Survey Says”).  A couple of weeks ago I slipped out of the office...

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  • Wetland conditions improve across most of Nebraska

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Wetland conditions across most of the state have improved recently, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. On Oct. 11, Game and Parks released an update on the status...

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  • Become a certified youth fishing instructor Oct. 21 in Lincoln

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will certify youth fishing instructors Oct. 21 at Lincoln’s Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St. This free...

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  • How Do I Cook Wild Game?

    How Do I Cook Wild Game?

    Autumn brings lots of things to dining room tables: apples, cider, pumpkins, and in many homes — wild game. But with so many options for cooking wild game meat, it can be difficult to know where...

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  • Dam Repairs at Box Butte

    Dam Repairs at Box Butte

    I have had several questions about the exceptionally low water at Box Butte Reservoir this fall.  If you have not seen it already, this news release should tell you why: Box Butte Reservoir to...

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  • Funding available for pasture management and infrastructure

    LINCOLN, Neb.  – Producers in 15 counties in south central and southeastern Nebraska may apply for funding to help improve grasslands for grazing and wildlife. Through the Grassland Bird...

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  • Special Deer Hunts to be offered at Mahoney SP, Platte River SP, Schramm Park SRA

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is offering special antlerless deer hunting opportunities within Eugene T. Mahoney and Platte River state parks (SP), as well as Schramm Park...

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  • Bird by Bird

    Bird by Bird

    To celebrate Nebraska’s sesquicentennial, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission set out a challenge to the state’s birders: to spot as many species of birds as possible in 2017, with the goal of...

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  • Chadron State Park Bioblitz tops 200 species

    Chadron State Park Bioblitz tops 200 species

    CHADRON, Neb. – Participants of the Chadron State Park Bioblitz in late September identified 203 species of plants, animals and insects, providing evidence of the biodiversity in the Pine Ridge....

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  • Box Butte Reservoir to remain low for coming year

    Box Butte Reservoir to remain low for coming year

    HEMINGFORD, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reports the water level at Box Butte Reservoir will remain low for at least 12 more months as construction workers repair the dam’s toe...

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