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Salamander citizen science workshop set for April 20 at Indian Cave State Park

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and University of Nebraska-Lincoln invite the public to attend a Salamander Search Citizen Science Workshop on April 20 at Indian Cave State Park.

UNL herpetologist Dennis Ferraro will give a presentation on finding, identifying and recording salamander sightings and contributing that information to this citizen science project. At sunset, participants will join Ferraro and Game and Parks staff to survey for salamanders throughout the park.

The free event begins with a potluck dinner at 5 p.m. Participants are encouraged bring a side dish or dessert to share.

A park entry permit is required. Contact Alie Mayes at alie.mayes@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5631 for more information on the workshop.

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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