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Save The Great Plains in Three Minutes?

Who Can Save the Plains…in Three Minutes?

Come to the Conservation Jam on Friday, February 1st at 5:30 p.m.
What if you had only three minutes to save the Great Plains? The Center for Great Plains Studies and The Nature Conservancy put this challenge to some of Nebraska’s leading conservationists. Come and hear their answers. They will offer lessons, arguments, and calls to action on topics like grassland health, ground water protection, and what citizens can do to save what remains of native plants and wildlife in our state.
Their challenge: they only get three minutes to make their case.
Also see Michael Forsberg’s photographs of Great Plains: America’s Lingering Wild on the walls of the Museum.
Doors open at 5:00 and the Jam begins at 5:30 at the Center for Great Plains Studies, 1155 Q Street, Lincoln. It will be followed by an informal reception where attendees will have time to collect information, chat/argue with the presenters, and ask questions. There will be snacks!
To see find out more, visit www.unl.edu/plains.

About jeff rawlinson

Jeff is the Education Manager in the Communications Division with Game and Parks where he has worked for the last 15 years. He oversees the Hunter Education, Boater Education, Hunter Outreach and Shooting Range Development for the Commission and is a devout hunter, angler, wildlife viewer, naturalist, father and husband. He holds a BS and MS from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He has been a Hunter Education Instructor for over 20 years, NRA firearms instructor and range officer, National Archery in the Schools Program Archery Instructor Specialist and member of the National NASP Board, sits on the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies Hunter Recruitment and Retention Committee and Education Committee. Jeff is an avid handgun hunter, loves to chase turkeys in the spring, squirrel hunting enthusiast and philosopher of the outdoors. He is an avid shooter and loves to spend outdoor time with family and friends. He has a passion for exciting others about the outdoors. A history buff, Jeff is a strong supporter of our North American Model of Conservation and tries to spread the message of its importance and relevance every chance he gets.

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