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More Invasive Species News You Should Know About

Once again on the invasive species front, there has been a bill introduced in the Nebraska state legislature that relates to our state’s handling of aquatic invasive species.  If you wish you can read it here,


Here is an abbreviated version:

And some “FAQs”:

I cannot tell you what you should think about this bill, for or against.  But, I will remind you that we live in a country where you can freely participate in the political process and here is an opportunity!  A hearing for LB63 has been set for Thursday, March 14, 2013, 1:30 pm, in Hearing Room 1524 at the State Capitol in Lincoln.  You can show up for the hearing, and testify if you wish.  If you do, that testimony will be heard and will make a difference.  If you cannot make it in person, a letter would certainly carry some weight as well; here is where you should send it:

Senator Schilz:

Email: kschilz@leg.ne.gov

Or Mail it to:

Senator Schilz

District 47

P.O. Box 94604

Lincoln, NE 68509

About daryl bauer

Daryl is a lifelong resident of Nebraska (except for a couple of years spent going to graduate school in South Dakota). He has been employed as a fisheries biologist for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for 25 years, and his current tour of duty is as the fisheries outreach program manager. Daryl loves to share his educational knowledge and is an avid multi-species angler. He holds more than 120 Nebraska Master Angler Awards for 14 different species and holds more than 30 In-Fisherman Master Angler Awards for eight different species. He loves to talk fishing and answer questions about fishing in Nebraska, be sure to check out his blog at outdoornebraska.org.

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