LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in August. Get more event details at Calendar.OutdoorNebraska.gov.
Aug. 1 – Squirrel hunting season opens
Aug. 1 – Registration begins for Harvest Information Program
Aug. 1 – Private land antlerless elk hunting season opens
Aug. 1 – Campfire Christmas in July, Indian Cave State Park, Shubert
Aug. 3 – Residents, nonresidents and eligible landowners may purchase remaining deer and antelope permits, and residents and eligible landowners may purchase remaining elk permits.
Aug. 6 – Schramm Virtual Speaker Series – Geology Underfoot: Rocks of Schramm Park and Global Connections, online
Aug. 6 – The Science of Animal Love webinar, fal.cn/AnimalLove
Aug. 7 – Final day for bighorn sheep lottery permit applications
Aug. 10 – 2020 fall turkey permits available beginning at 1 p.m. Central Time
Aug. 13 – The Science of Animal Myths webinar, fal.cn/AnimalMyths
Aug. 13 – Family Nature Night, Skyview Lake, Norfolk, forms.gle/WVVNwcWmQ4CPcYzW7
Aug. 15 – Bullfrog season opens
Aug. 18 – Growing Up WILD educator workshop, forms.gle/huRtR9JK9NYmrQJGA
Aug. 20 – Family Nature Night, Johnson Park, Norfolk, forms.gle/op4oJCifKpu1F61u8
Aug. 20 – Antelope archery hunting season opens
Aug. 25 – Math in Nature educator workshop, forms.gle/EvkFBENo1g5uQhuJ8
Aug. 28 – Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners Meeting, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, Ashland
Aug. 28 – Drawing for bighorn sheep lottery permit
Aug. 28-Sept. 7 – Nebraska State Fair, Grand Island
Amid the COVID-19 health crisis, Game and Parks continues to work on opening and allowing additional activities and events that can be conducted safely with the protection of our customers and staff.