September outdoor calendar

August 27, 2019 Jerry Kane

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

Sept. 1 – Hunting seasons open for cottontail, jackrabbit, dove, snipe, grouse, rail, raccoon and opossum

Sept. 1 – Archery, River Antlerless Private Land Only, Antlerless Only Season Choice, Whitetail Statewide Buck, Youth, and Landowner deer hunting seasons open

Sept. 1 – Archery bull elk season opens

Sept. 1 – Living history, Fort Atkinson State Historical Park (SHP), Fort Calhoun

Sept. 1 – End of Summer Bash, Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area (SRA), Crofton

Sept. 1 – Sidewalk Chalk with Emerald Ash borer/Pollinator Program, Niobrara State Park (SP), Niobrara

Sept. 1 – Critter Corner, Danish Alps SRA, Hubbard

Sept. 1 – Nebraska Reptiles, Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala

Sept. 1-2 – Living history, Fort Kearny SHP, Kearney

Sept. 1-2 – Nebraska State Fair, Grand Island

Sept. 7-15 – Early teal hunting in High Plains Zone

Sept. 7-22 – Early teal hunting in Low Plains Zone

Sept. 7 – Hooked for Life, Barnet Park Lake, McCook

Sept. 7 – 7th Annual Night Owl Run/Walk, Niobrara SP, Niobrara

Sept. 7 – The Night Sky, Ash Hollow SHP, Lewellen

Sept. 7-8 – September Songbird Search, Lake Ogallala SRA, Ogallala

Sept. 8 – Monarch Tagging, Lake Wanahoo Recreation Area, Wahoo

Sept. 8 – Community Fishing Night, Zoo Pond, Scottsbluff

Sept. 14 – Moonshell Storytelling Festival, Eugene T. Mahoney SP, Ashland

Sept. 14 – Birds and Bagels, Wildcat Hills SRA, Gering

Sept. 14 – Continental Drift Music Festival, Fremont Lakes SRA, Fremont

Sept. 14 – Monarch Tagging, Lake McConaughy SRA, Ogallala

Sept. 15 – Fall turkey hunting season opens

Sept. 15 – Final day of Take ’em Fishing promotion

Sept. 15 – Monarchs, Milkweed and Migration, Lake McCoanughy SRA, Ogallala

Sept. 16 – Final day of participation in and postmark deadline for the Great Park Pursuit

Sept. 17 – Learn to Hunt workshop, introduction to hunting, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln

Sept. 21 – Ranch Life 1860s, Rock Creek Station SHP, Fairbury

Sept. 21 – Firearm bull elk season opens

Sept. 21 – Antlerless elk season opens

Sept. 21 – Muzzleloader antelope season opens

Sept. 21-22 – 15th Annual Missouri River Outdoor Expo, Ponca SP, Ponca

Sept. 24 – Linking Literature and Science: Insects, Gretna Public Library, Gretna

Sept. 26 – Learn to Hunt workshop, deer, Lincoln Park Fire Station, Hastings

Sept. 28 – 2019 Nebraska Youth Smallbore Silhouette Invitational, Pressey WMA, Oconto

Sept. 28-29 – Living History – Table Creek Rendezvous, Arbor Lodge SHP, Nebraska City

Sept. 28-29 – Youth waterfowl hunting season in Zones 2 and 4

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