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Catch these Game and Parks education events in January

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission educators have scheduled interesting and engaging events for the curious in January. Here are several opportunities: Enjoy Winter Under the Water at Schramm Education Center LINCOLN, Neb. – Walk among a winter wonderland Jan. 1 and 8 at Schramm Education Center near Gretna, viewing aquariums aglow, lights and snow in Winter Under the Water, a holiday frost-filled fish encounter. Plan a day to see this special exhibit and enjoy the lights, naturalist …

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Catch these Game and Parks education events in July

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission educators have scheduled a month full of interesting and engaging events for educators and the curious in July. Here are a few opportunities: Virtual Project WILD and Aquatic WILD educator workshop is July 6 LINCOLN, Neb. – A virtual Project WILD and Project Aquatic WILD educator workshop, hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, is scheduled for July 6 at 9 a.m. Project WILD and Project Aquatic WILD teach lessons such …

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Game and Parks to offer Growing Up WILD educator workshop

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Find resources, ideas and inspiration on how to use nature as your classroom by joining the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission for a virtual Growing Up WILD educator workshop April 13. This workshop will focus on engaging young children in nature through discovery and science. Growing Up WILD is a high-quality, easy-to-use guide for all educators, after-school program leaders and in-home daycare providers working with children 3 through 7 years of age. Participants will receive the Growing …

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Game and Parks to offer virtual workshop for early childhood educators

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Educators can explore handpicked activities to engage early learners in the changing seasons with virtual workshops Feb. 2 and Feb. 9. Educators, after-school program leaders and in-home daycare providers who work with children ages 3 through 7 are invited to this free workshop. It focuses on the high-quality, easy-to-use Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children guide. Participants will receive the Growing Up WILD educational activity guide containing 21 lesson plans that build on children’s sense …

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Highlights of Nebraska Game and Parks’ November calendar

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LINCOLN, Neb. – November offers a variety of ways to learn about and enjoy the outdoors. Here are a few you can take advantage of: Nov. 3, 10, 17: College Night on the Range, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln – College students can work on their firearm or archery skills for a reduced price on Tuesday nights through the fall semester. Nov. 7-8: River Valley Artisan and Craft Market, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, Ashland – Start …

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Game and Parks offering two educator workshops in Norfolk

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Northeast Nebraska educators are invited to participate in two Nebraska Game and Parks Commission workshops this summer focusing on engaging children in science, math, nature and outdoor learning. The workshops will provide participants with knowledge and resources to incorporate lessons into their existing curriculum as well as develop new lessons. Each free workshop will take place at 6 p.m. at the Elkhorn Valley Museum in Norfolk. Registration is required, and each workshop is limited to 20 participants. …

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Growing Up WILD educators’ workshop Feb. 12 in Norfolk

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Early childhood educators and after-school providers are invited to learn how to engage children in nature through discoveries and science. They are encouraged to attend the Growing Up WILD workshop Feb. 12 in Norfolk. Participants will receive an activity guide with 21 lesson plans that build on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invite them to explore the world. This free event will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Elkhorn Valley Museum, 515 Queen …

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