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Future of Nebraska’s fisheries to be discussed at public meetings

LINCOLN – The public is invited to attend informational meetings across the state in October regarding the future of Nebraska’s aquatic resources.

Fisheries personnel from the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission have been developing a road map for the state’s fisheries and aquatic resources. The public’s participation in the planning process is encouraged.

Each meeting will include an overview of the Commission’s Fisheries Division, an outline of the planning process and public feedback. The two-hour meetings will begin at 7 p.m.

The meeting schedule is:

Oct. 3 – Scottsbluff, North Platte Natural Resources District (NRD), 100547 Airport Road

Oct. 3 – Omaha, Papio-Missouri River NRD, Chalco Hills Recreation Area/Wehrspann Lake, 8901 S. 154th St.

Oct. 3 – Norfolk, Lifelong Learning Center, 801 E. Benjamin Ave.

Oct. 4 – North Platte, Mid-Plains Community College, 601 W. State Farm Road

Oct. 4 – Valentine, Niobrara Lodge, 803 E. U.S. 20

Oct. 5 – Kearney, E.R.C. Building, E. K. and Mary Yanney Heritage Park, 2020 W. 11th St.

Oct. 6 – Lincoln, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St.

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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