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Father Hupp WMA Reopened to Public Following Whooping Cranes’ Departure

LINCOLN – Father Hupp Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Thayer County has reopened to the public following a temporary closure that was in place to protect whooping cranes using the area. Six whooping cranes present at the WMA since Nov. 13 left the area and continued their migration south on Dec. 1. Whooping cranes are an endangered species and their wild population totals only about 300 individuals. The entire population migrates through Nebraska each spring and fall between wintering sites …

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Father Hupp WMA Still Temporarily Closed to Protect Whooping Cranes

LINCOLN – Father Hupp Wildlife Management Area (WMA) remains temporarily closed because of the presence of six endangered whooping cranes. The closure will be lifted once the cranes have left the area, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Father Hupp WMA is located 2½ miles west of Bruning in Thayer County. The closure is a standard procedure for the Commission once whooping cranes are confirmed on a property owned or managed by the agency. Whooping cranes are an …

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Reminder: Father Hupp WMA Temporarily Closed to Protect Whooping Cranes

LINCOLN – Hunters are reminded that Father Hupp Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is temporarily closed effective immediately due to the presence of six endangered whooping cranes. The closure will be lifted once the cranes have left the area, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Father Hupp WMA is located 2½ miles west of Bruning in Thayer County. The closure is a standard procedure for the Commission once whooping cranes are confirmed on a property owned or managed by …

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Father Hupp WMA Temporarily Closed to Protect Whooping Cranes

LINCOLN – Father Hupp Wildlife Management Area (WMA) is temporarily closed effective immediately due to the presence of six endangered whooping cranes. The closure will be lifted once the cranes have left the area. Father Hupp WMA is located 2½ miles west of Bruning in Thayer County. The closure is a standard procedure for the Commission once whooping cranes are confirmed on a property owned or managed by the agency. “We value the outdoor opportunities our properties provide to hunters …

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Father Hupp WMA Reopens to Public Use

LINCOLN – Father Hupp Wildlife Management Area in Thayer County has reopened to public use following the completion of a wetland renovation and development project. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will be reseeding the bermed dikes and islands. The enhancement of this wetland area, located 2 miles west of Bruning, will greatly increase its use by migratory waterfowl and provide more hunting opportunities.

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Father Hupp WMA to Close Temporarily for Renovation

LINCOLN, Neb. – Father Hupp Wildlife Management Area in Thayer County will close temporarily for a wetland renovation and development project, effective immediately. The area will close for all public activity, including hunting, and appropriate signage will be installed. The area is tentatively scheduled to reopen on Oct. 21, 2013, depending on the progress of construction activities. The enhancement of this wetland area will greatly increase its use by migratory waterfowl and provide more hunting opportunities.

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