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March Outdoor Calendar

LINCOLN – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in March:

March 3 – Prescribed burn workshop: Burning tree piles, Guide Rock Community Center, 120 W. Douglas St., Guide Rock, 6 p.m., 308-850-8395

March 4 – Lake and pond management workshop, Lower Platte South Natural Resources District, 3125 Portia St., Lincoln, 6 p.m., 402-476-2729

March 6-31 – Fort Kearny State Historical Park visitor center open for crane viewing and history, Kearney, 308-865-5305

March 7 – Leprechaun Chase 10K, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park (SP), Ashland, 4 p.m., 402-944-2523

March 7 – Bird banding, Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, Gretna, 9 a.m., 402-332-3901

March 7 – Youth fishing instructor training, Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, Gretna, 9 a.m., 402-471-5591

March 7 – Spring turkey hunting workshop, Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, Gretna, 1 p.m., 402-471-5547

March 7, 14, 21, 28 – Marsh Madness, Ponca SP, Ponca, 402-755-2284

March 12 – Prescribed burn workshop: Fire weather, Homestead National Monument, 8523 W. Neb. Hwy. 4, Beatrice, 1 p.m., 308-850-8395

March 12 – Walleye fishing workshop, Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, Gretna, 7 p.m., 402-332-3901

March 12 – Lake and pond management workshop, College Park, 3180 W. U.S. Highway 34, Grand Island, 6 p.m., http://go.unl.edu/GIpondworkshop

March 14, 29 – Archery 101: Know Your Bow, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St., Lincoln, 4-6 p.m., 402-471-6141

March 17 – Spring turkey hunting workshop, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St., Lincoln, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 402-471-6141

March 18 – Lake and pond management workshop, Nebraska Extension Office, 8015 W. Center Road, Omaha, 6 p.m., http://go.unl.edu/Omahapondworkshop

March 18 – Prescribed burn workshop: Firebreak management, Ponca SP, 88090 Neb. Spur 26E, noon, 308-850-8395

March 20 – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission meeting, Columbus, 8 a.m.

March 28 – National Archery in the Schools Program State Tournament, Lancaster Event Center, Lincoln, 8:30 a.m.

March 25 – Archery and youth archery spring turkey hunting season opens

March 31 – Trapping seasons close for muskrat and beaver

Contact Game and Parks at 402-471-0641 or visit OutdoorNebraska.org for more information. Visit HuntSafeNebraska.org for a list of hunter education classes and BoatSafeNebraska.org for a list of boating safety classes.

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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