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Sandpit Management Workshop

I had a question on this at the Omaha Sport Show Saturday, so I thought it might be a good idea to spread the word a little more:

Sandpit lake management workshop scheduled in Grand Island

LINCOLN, Neb. – Persons interested in sandpit lake management are invited to a free workshop March 2 in Grand Island.

The workshop will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Hall County Extension Office, 3180 W. U.S. Highway 34. Registration by Feb. 27 is required at http://go.unl.edu/grandislandlake.

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

— Sandpit lake functions, characteristics and challenges

— Managing waters for fisheries

— Lake management planning

— Resolving common maintenance problems

— Toxic algae management and sampling

— Invasive species

For more information, contact Katie Pekarek at kpekarek2@unl.edu.

If you are a sandpit owner, live on a sandpit, or just like fishing sandpits, sign up for this workshop!  You will learn something!

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Sandpits can be excellent fisheries and are very important fisheries resources in Nebraska!

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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