May outdoor calendar

April 24, 2017 Jerry Kane

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in May. Get more event details at Visit for a list of hunter education classes and boating safety classes.

May 1 – Family Fishing Event, Terry’s Pit, Terrytown

May 4-6 – Cornhusker Trapshoot, Nebraska Trapshooting Association grounds, Doniphan

May 5-6 – Sip Nebraska wine and beer festival, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park (SP), Ashland

May 6 – Mom’s Day Archery Fun Shoot, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln

May 6 – Take Pride in America Day, Verdon State Recreation Area (SRA), Verdon

May 6 – Birding at the Fort, Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park (SHP), Burwell

May 6 – Prairie Grass Hike, Rock Creek Station SHP, Fairbury

May 6-7 – Living History, Fort Atkinson SHP, Fort Calhoun

May 13 – Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo, Fort Kearny SRA, Kearney

May 14 – Mother’s Day Buffet, Fort Robinson SP, Crawford

May 14 – Family Fishing Event, Riverside Discovery Center Zoo Pond, Scottsbluff

May 15-June 2 – Eligible landowners may apply for one elk permit

May 17 – Let’s Talk Trees, Lake Ogallala SRA, Ogallala

May 19 – National Endangered Species Day and Pizza Party, Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala

May 19-20 – Spring Muster, Fort Hartsuff SHP, Burwell

May 19-21 – Focus on Forever workshop, Eugene T. Mahoney SP, Ashland

May 19-21 – Nebraska Ornithologists Union annual spring meeting, Auburn

May 20 – Cowboy Trail Ultra Marathon, Valentine to Norfolk

May 20 – Free Fishing and Park Entry Day, statewide

May 20 – Republican Valley Archery 3-D Shoot, Red Willow Reservoir SRA, McCook

May 20 – Barbecue and Kids’ Fishing Derby, Fort Robinson SP, Crawford

May 20 – Wildcat Hills Wildlands, Wildcat Hills SRA, Gering

May 23 – Family Fishing Event, Holmes Lake, Lincoln

May 25 – Family Fishing Event, Halleck Lake, Papillion

May 25 – Evening Acrylics, Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala

May 26 – Take Aim at Summer, Platte River SP, Louisville

May 26 – I Spy, Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala

May 26-28 – Living History, Fort Kearny SHP, Kearney

May 27 – Migratory Bird Day, Indian Cave SP, Shubert

May 27 – Birds and Bikes, Ash Hollow SHP, Lewellen

May 27 – Bird Walk, Niobrara SP, Niobrara

May 28 – Fashion a Feeder, Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala

May 30 – National Water a Flower Day, Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala

May 31 – Spring turkey seasons close

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