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June Outdoor Calendar

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

June 1 – Underwater spearfishing season begins at Box Butte Reservoir and on private waters

June 1 – Pollinators workshop, Public Library, Norfolk, 6:30 p.m., 402-370-3374

June 1 – Lake McConaughy/Lake Ogallala Master Plan public informational meeting, Quality Inn, Ogallala, 7 p.m., 402-471-5424

June 1-3 – Eligible landowners may apply for one elk permit

June 1, 8, 15, 22 – Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) Archery Series, Platte River State Park (SP), Louisville, 6 p.m., 402-471-5547

June 1-30 – Archery paddlefish season

June 2 – Ladies Day at the Range, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 6:30 p.m., 402-471-6141

June 2, 9, 16, 23 – Explore Archery, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 6 p.m., 402-471-6141

June 3 – Wildflower Walk, Wildcat Hills State Recreation Area (SRA), Gering, 6 p.m., 308-436-3494

June 3-4 – Fort Robinson History Center Celebration, Fort Robinson SP, Crawford, 308-665-2900

June 3, 10, 17 – Explore Gun Safety and Technique, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 6 p.m., 402-471-6141

June 4 – Family Fishing Event, Yanney Park, Kearney, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

June 4 – Birds at the Fort, Fort Hartsuff SHP, Burwell, 9 a.m., 308-346-4715

June 4 – National Trails Day, Ash Hollow State Historical Park (SHP), Lewellen, 308-778-5651; Indian Cave SP, Shubert, 402-883-2575

June 4 – Critter Corner, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, noon, 402-471-6141

June 4 – Archery Fun Shoot, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, noon, 402-471-6141

June 4-5 – Living History, Fort Atkinson SHP, Fort Calhoun, 402-468-5611

June 4-5 – Rock Creek Trail Days, Rock Creek Station SHP, Fairbury, 402-729-5777

June 5 – Inaugural Director’s Cup Archery Tournament, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 8 a.m., 402-471-6141

June 6, 13, 20, 27 – Outdoor Skills Club, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 2 p.m., 402-471-6141

June 6, 13, 20, 27 – Junior Olympic Archery Development and Adult Archery Program, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 4:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 402-471-6141

June 6, 27 – First Steps Pistol class, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 6 p.m., 402-471-6141

June 7, 14, 21, 28 – Junior Olympic Archery Development and Adult Archery Program, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 4:30 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 402-471-6141

June 7 – Family Fishing Event, TaHaZouka Park, Norfolk, 6-8 p.m.

June 7, 21 – Women’s Firearm Series: Introduction to Handguns, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 6:30 p.m., 402-471-6141

June 8 – Family Fishing Event, Benson Park, Omaha, 6-8 p.m.

June 9 – Campfire Chef, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 6 p.m., 402-471-6141

June 9 – Family Fishing Event, Oak Lake, Lincoln, 6-8 p.m.

June 9 – Beyond BOW Beginning Canoe, Wehrspann Lake, Omaha, 6:30 p.m., 402-471-5547

June 11 – Family Fishing Event, Camp Hayes, Hayes Center, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

June 11 – 95th Anniversary Celebration, Chadron SP, Chadron, 308-432-6167

June 11 – Rimfire Steel Plate Fun Shoot, Platte River SP, Louisville, 9 a.m., 402-471-5547

June 11 – Kids’ Fishing Clinic, Alexandria SRA, Alexandria, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 402-446-2731

June 11 – National Park Service Event, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 10 a.m., 402-857-3373

June 11 – Family Fishing Event, Red Willow Reservoir SRA, McCook, 6-10 p.m.

June 11 – Humanities Nebraska Program: Peter A. Sarpy, Two Rivers SRA, Waterloo, 7 p.m., 402-359-5165

June 11, 25 – Family Fun Day, Red Willow Reservoir SRA, McCook, 6-10 p.m., 308-345-5899

June 11, 25 – Fishing Clinic, Two Rivers SRA, Waterloo, 10 a.m.-noon, 402-359-5165

June 13, 15 – Introduction to Civilian Marksmanship, Platte River SP, Louisville, 6 p.m., 402-471-5547

June 13-24 – Residents and nonresidents may apply for one deer permit in any draw unit

June 13-24 – Residents and eligible landowners may apply for one buck or either-sex antelope permit in available units

June 13-24 – Residents may apply for one elk permit

June 14 – Pistol Fun Shoot, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 6 p.m., 402-471-6141

June 14 – Pollinators workshop, Public Library, Neligh, 6:30 p.m., 402-370-3374

June 14 – Family Fishing Event, Birdwood Wildlife Management Area, North Platte, 6-8 p.m.

June 14 – Family Fishing Event, Walnut Creek Reservoir, Papillion, 6-8 p.m.

June 15 – Family Fishing Event, Bowling Lake, Lincoln, 6-8 p.m.

June 15 – Introduction to Shotguns and Trapshooting, Platte River SP, Louisville, 402-471-5547

June 16 – Family Fishing Event, Mormon Island SRA, Grand Island, 6-8 p.m.

June 16 – Buzz Into Action Educator Workshop, Pioneers Park Nature Center, Lincoln, 6 p.m., 402-471-5363

June 17 – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission meeting, McCook

June 17 – Beyond BOW Platte River canoe trip, Schramm Park SRA, Gretna, 4:30 p.m., 402-471-6009

June 17 – National Park Service Event, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 7 p.m., 402-857-3373

June 17-18 – Ash Hollow Pageant, Ash Hollow SHP, Lewellen, 6 p.m., 308-778-5651

June 18 – Ride the Ridge, Fort Robinson SP, Crawford, 308-665-2900

June 18 – Birds of Nebraska, Two Rivers SRA, Waterloo, 6:30 p.m., 402-359-5165

June 18 – Dance of the Summer Moon, Indian Cave SP, Shubert, 2 p.m., 402-883-2575

June 18 – Fire Safety Day, Fremont SRA, Fremont, 11 a.m., 402-727-2922

June 18 – Buffalo Cookout and American Folk Music, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 6 p.m., 402-857-3373

June 18 – Carp-O-Rama, Branched Oak SRA, Raymond, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 402-783-3400

June 18 – Very Important Kid Day, Victoria Springs SRA, Anselmo, 308-749-2235

June 18-19 – Friends of Fort Robinson Intertribal Gathering, Fort Robinson SP, Crawford, 308-665-2900

June 19 – Father’s Day Buffet, Platte River SP, Louisville, 402-234-2217; Fort Robinson SP, Crawford, 308-665-2900

June 19 – Father’s Day Fishing Tournament, Niobrara SP, Niobrara, 9 a.m., 402-857-3373

June 19-26 – High Plains Regional Rendezvous, Fort Atkinson SHP, Fort Calhoun, 402-468-5611

June 20 – Pollinators workshop, Lied Public Library, Battle Creek, 6:30 p.m., 402-370-3374

June 21 – Family Fishing Event, Holmes Lake, Lincoln, 6-8 p.m.

June 21 – Growing Up WILD, Mid-Plains Community College, McCook, 6:30 p.m., 402-471-5581

June 21-23 – Outdoor Explorers’ Day Camp, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 402-471-6141

June 22 – Family Fishing Event, Mormon Island SRA, Grand Island, 6-8 p.m.

June 23 – Family Fishing Event, Cottonmill Lake, Kearney, 6-8 p.m.

June 23 – Project WILD Outdoor Classroom: Campfire Know-How, Norfolk, 402-370-3374

June 23 – Pony Express Re-ride, Fort Kearny SHP, Kearney, 5 p.m., 308-865-5305

June 23 – Learn How to Bow Fish, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 6 p.m., 402-471-6141

June 23 – Family Fishing Event, Towl Park, Omaha, 6-8 p.m.

June 24 – Pony Express Re-ride, Rock Creek Station SHP, Fairbury, 4 p.m., 402-729-5777

June 25 – 3-D Archery Shoot, Red Willow Reservoir SRA, McCook, 8 a.m., 308-345-5899

June 25 – Family Fishing Event, Branched Oak SRA, Raymond, 6-8 p.m.

June 25-26 – Becoming an Outdoors-Family Campout, Two Rivers SRA, Waterloo, 402-471-5547

June 29 – Family Fishing Event, Prairie Queen Recreation Area, LaVista, 6-8 p.m.

June 30 – Family Fishing Event, Carter Lake, Omaha, 6-8 p.m.

June 30 – Beekeeping, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln, 6 p.m., 402-471-6141

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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