January outdoor calendar

December 16, 2019 Jerry Kane

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (NGPC) events and important dates in March. Get more event details at Calendar.OutdoorNebraska.gov. Visit OutdoorNebraska.org for a list of hunter education classes and boating safety classes.

Jan. 1 – First Day Hike, Platte River State Park (SP), Louisville; Chadron SP, Chadron; Fort Kearny State Recreation Area (SRA), Kearney; Johnson Lake SRA, Elwood; Ash Hollow State Historical Park (SHP), Lewellen; Buffalo Bill SHP, North Platte; Smith Falls SP, Valentine; Red Willow SRA, McCook; Wildcat Hills SRA, Gering; Ponca SP, Ponca; Indian Cave SP, Shubert; Eugene T. Mahoney SP, Ashland; Mormon Island SRA, Doniphan; Branched Oak SRA, Raymond; Rock Creek Station SHP, Fairbury; Wagon Train SRA, Hickman

Jan. 2 – Application period begins for Super Tag and Combo multispecies lottery permits

Jan. 3 – Christmas Bird Count for Kids, Schramm Education Center, Gretna

Jan. 4 – Custer and the Royal Buffalo Hunt of 1872, Fort Atkinson SHP, Fort Calhoun

Jan. 5 – Duck and coot hunting seasons close in Zone 3, Low Plains and High Plains units

Jan. 6 – Discover Ice-Fishing classroom event, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln

Jan. 6-27 – Duck and coot hunting seasons in zones 2 and 3, High Plains Unit

Jan. 7 – Big game informational meeting, David City Auditorium, David City

Jan. 8 – Prescribed burn training workshop, Ainsworth Community Center, Ainsworth

Jan. 9 – Big game informational meeting, American Legion, Bennet; Lifelong Learning Center, Norfolk

Jan. 11 – Cold Day, Warm Hearts and Family Fun, Eugene T. Mahoney SP, Ashland

Jan. 11 – Discover Ice-Fishing on-ice event, Holmes Lake, Lincoln

Jan. 13 – First day of spring turkey hunting permit sales

Jan. 13 – Crow hunting season opens statewide

Jan. 13 – Big game informational meeting, Chadron State College Student Center, Chadron

Jan. 14 – Little Saplings Early Childhood Nature Discovery Program, Schramm Education Center, Gretna

Jan. 14 – Big game informational meeting, Custer County Fairgrounds Extension Building, Broken Bow

Jan. 14 – Birds and Books Educator Workshop, Educational Service Unit (ESU) No. 7, Columbus

Jan. 15 – Antlerless elk season closes

Jan. 15 – Youth, Landowner, Season Choice and River Antlerless, and Gifford WMA deer hunting seasons close

Jan. 15 – Prescribed burn training workshop, Red Cloud Community Center, Red Cloud

Jan. 15 – Big game informational meeting Wildcat Hills Nature Center, Scottsbluff/Gering

Jan. 16 – Prescribed burn training workshop, Lancaster County UNL Extension, Lincoln

Jan. 16 – Big game informational meeting, Lake McConaughy Visitors Center, Ogallala; St. Paul Civic Center, St. Paul

Jan. 17 – Dark goose hunting season closes in North Central Unit

Jan. 17 – Prescribed burn training workshop, Upper Loup Natural Resources District, Thedford

Jan. 18 – Nebraska Fish and Game Association Discover Ice-Fishing classroom event, Yanney Heritage Park ERC, Kearney

Jan. 18-Feb. 9 – Statewide light goose and white-fronted goose hunting seasons

Jan. 19 – Schramm Sunday Speaker Series, Schramm Education Center, Gretna

Jan. 19 – Discover Ice-Fishing on-ice event, Fort Kearny Lake No. 6, Kearney

Jan. 21 – Prescribed burn training workshop, North Platte NRD, Scottsbluff

Jan. 21 – Insect Investigations Educator Workshop, ESU No. 7, Columbus

Jan. 22 – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission meeting, Lincoln

Jan. 23 – Prescribed burn training workshop, Northeast Community College Lifelong Learning Center, Norfolk

Jan. 28 – Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop, North Creek Child Development Center, Lincoln; ESU No. 7, Columbus

Jan. 31 – Hunting seasons close for November late doe/fawn antelope, fall turkey, pheasant, quail, partridge, grouse and squirrel

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