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Game and Parks Commissioners to Meet Jan. 18 in Omaha

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commissioners will consider funding recommendations for the 2013 Recreational Trails Grant Program at their Jan. 18 meeting in Omaha.

The recommendations are: $246,000 for a trail bridge renovation by Lancaster County; $239,079 for trail construction by the City of Schuyler; $271,514 for trail construction by the City of Fremont; and $28,000 for purchase of a tractor to perform Cowboy Trail maintenance by Game and Parks.

The meeting begins at 8 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Express, 17677 Wright St. (just southeast of S. 180th Street and W. Center Road).

The commissioners also will consider changes to fisheries regulations and wildlife regulations. Among the other items on the agenda is a staff update on the status of mountain lions in Nebraska.

For a complete meeting agenda, visit: http://outdoornebraska.gov/admin/commission/pdf/agenda.pdf.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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