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Lake and Pond Management Workshops Scheduled

LINCOLN – Persons interested in pond and lake management are invited to a series of free workshops in March.

The workshops are a joint effort of the Nebraska Extension, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The workshops are intended for landowners and others interested in learning about:

— How lakes function in southeast Nebraska

— Managing waters for fisheries

— Lake management planning

— Resolving common maintenance problems

— Developing an individualized maintenance plan for a private pond

— Project funding and regulations

Reservations are required. The workshops will be held from 6-8 p.m. as follows: Lincoln – March 4, Lower Platte South Natural Resources District, 3125 Portia St.; Grand Island – March 12, College Park at Grand Island, Room 207, 3180 W. U.S. Highway 34; and Omaha – March 18, Nebraska Extension Office, 8015 West Center Road.

To register, visit go.unl.edu/lincolnpondworkshop, go.unl.edu/GIpondworkshop, or go.unl.edu/Omahapondworkshop. For more information, contact Katie Pekarek at kpekarek2@unl.edu or 402-643-2981.

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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