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  • Most park areas open for Memorial Day weekend

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Park goers will find most of the 76 park areas in the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s park system open for Memorial Day weekend. Nebraska State Parks offer fun activities for...

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  • Nebraska Game and Parks urges safety while boating

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraskans will enjoy this summer boating on waters across the state. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission urges boaters to keep safety the top priority. Boaters and paddlers...

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  • June outdoor calendar

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in June. Get more event details at Calendar.OutdoorNebraska.gov. Visit...

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  • Retiring Lures

    Retiring Lures

    Going to copy and paste a blog post today.  This story recently ran in Nebraskaland magazine and has been featured on-line.  I am betting you will like the fish stories. Retiring Lures Whether...

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  • Outdoors in a Thunderstorm or Tornado: What Should You Do or Not Do?

    Outdoors in a Thunderstorm or Tornado: What Should You Do or Not Do?

    It’s the spring and summer storm season in Nebraska. You’re­ on a leisurely canoe/camping trip on Nebraska’s Elkhorn River. It’s a warm, humid spring afternoon. You’re unloading your canoe where...

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  • Full slate of fishing events scheduled this summer

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Fishing season is here, and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has lined up a series of events for anglers of all ages. Community Fishing Nights, formerly known as Family...

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  • Portions of Cowboy Trail reopened after flood

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Portions of the Cowboy Trail have reopened to public use following historic flooding that washed away surfacing and damaged bridges along the trail in March. The trail is now open...

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  • Don’t drink while operating a motorboat

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraskans are urged to not drink alcohol while operating a boat during the Memorial Day weekend, warns the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Boat operators can become impaired...

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  • Some Updates, May 20, 2019

    Some Updates, May 20, 2019

    Got a couple, three news items I want to call attention to.  These news releases went out last week, want to spread them around some more, especially with the Memorial Day holiday just around the...

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  • New watercraft cleaning station available at Lewis and Clark’s Weigand Marina

    New watercraft cleaning station available at Lewis and Clark’s Weigand Marina

    LINCOLN, Neb. – A waterless boat cleaning station recently was installed at Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area’s Weigand Marina. Lewis and Clark Lake is infested with zebra mussels and other...

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  • Nebraska boat ramps unavailable south of Interstate 80

    LINCOLN, Neb. – No boat ramps are usable in Nebraska along the Missouri River from Interstate 80 to the Kansas border. The river is running high and flood warnings remain in effect for portions of...

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  • Ash trees to be treated for EAB at Mahoney SP

    LINCOLN, Neb. – With the assistance of a trusted partner, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will begin treating ash trees at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park this month to minimize potential...

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  • Game and Parks receives Nebraska Environmental Trust grant for Trout in the Classroom

    LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will receive $34,940 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust for the Trout in the Classroom project. Trout in the Classroom is an environmental...

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  • New Schramm Education Center to host grand opening on May 18

    GRETNA, Neb. – The Schramm Education Center – a fully renovated and greatly expanded iteration of the former Aksarben Aquarium – will hold a grand opening celebration on May 18. Admission to the...

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  • Landowner elk applications begin May 20

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Eligible landowners may apply for one 2019 Nebraska elk hunting permit during the May 20 – June 7 application period. To download an application form, regulations and hunting unit...

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  • FaceBook Video

    FaceBook Video

    Did a little video for FaceBook yesterday.  Might as well make a quick blog post out of it too! https://www.facebook.com/NEGameandParks/videos/680755042345942/ Weather has been great this week,...

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  • Northwestern Exposure: The Bright Lights of Cottonwood-Steverson

    Northwestern Exposure: The Bright Lights of Cottonwood-Steverson

    As the weather warms up, I love overnight trips to our great public lands in the region. The more remote the better. For the first trip of the season, I chose Cottonwood-Steverson Wildlife...

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  • Take ‘Em Fishing, For You!

    Take ‘Em Fishing, For You!

    Yes, most of my blogs lately have been about our Take ‘Em Fishing campaign.  I am going to continue that today with a little different twist. . . . An important part of the campaign is getting...

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  • Don’t miss Free Fishing and Park Entry Day on May 18

    LINCOLN, Neb. – This Saturday will be a great day to go fishing or visit a state park area in Nebraska! May 18 is Free Fishing and Park Entry Day. Free Fishing and Park Entry Day is held annually...

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  • Hunters, Anglers: Become Bird Watchers!

    Hunters, Anglers: Become Bird Watchers!

    I am a hunter. I am an angler. I am a bird watcher. I love to watch birds, especially when I am hunting or fishing. I love watching all birds, not just the game birds I hunt. I enjoy viewing them...

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