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Mushroom hunting class to teach the basics

LINCOLN, Neb. – Discover a new outdoor activity to enjoy this spring by attending a mushroom hunting class April 13 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center. Instructed by local mushroom expert Tersh Kepler, this beginner’s class covers the basics of mushroom hunting, identification and the common mushrooms of Nebraska. Seats are limited and fill quickly. The Outdoor Education Center is located at 4703 N. 44th Street in Lincoln. To learn more and sign up, look for this …

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Take your first shots at introductory target shooting class

LINCOLN, Neb. – Get started in the sport of target shooting in a safe, welcoming environment with a First Shots class. These seminars, held at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, include individual and group training, an introduction to safety, a rundown of shooting sports opportunities for all levels of interest, and a chance to give shooting a try on the range. With a small class size and friendly, knowledgeable staff, a First Shots class is a non-intimidating …

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Handgun and archery demo scheduled for April 7

LINCOLN, Neb. – Looking for that perfect firearm or bow? Come try out some of the best handguns and bows in the business at a handgun and archery demo April 7. Held at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in association with Scheels, this free event allows visitors to check out a selection of handguns and bows and try out their favorites on the range. You will be able to compare various models, ask questions and learn from …

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Outdoor Education Center offers family fun for all ages

LINCOLN, Neb. – Families that want to have fun and spend time together can find what they are looking for at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center. Located at 44th and Superior streets in Lincoln, the state-of-the-art archery and firearm range, offers a safe and comfortable environment for recreation and family fun. Whether you are bringing out your own equipment for some recreational shooting or looking to try the shooting sports for the first time, the Outdoor Education …

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December outdoor calendar

LINCOLN, Neb. – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in December. Get more event details at Calendar.OutdoorNebraska.gov. Visit OutdoorNebraska.org for a list of hunter education classes and boating safety classes. Dec. 1 – Bobcat hunting and trapping season opens Dec. 1 – Archery on Fire, Platte River State Park (SP), Louisville Dec. 1 – Light Up the Fort, Fort Robinson SP, Crawford Dec. 1 – Historical Christmas Dinner, Fort Robinson SP, …

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Women’s mentored squirrel hunt set for Dec. 7-8

LINCOLN, Neb. – Women age 16 and up are invited to participate in mentored squirrel hunt and workshop Dec. 7-8 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. The event sponsored by the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program includes a workshop and rifle sight-in on the first day and a hunt on a nearby wildlife management area the next day. The fee is $30. Visit Outdoornebraska.gov/bow to register by the Dec. 1 deadline. Contact Julie Plugge for more …

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Carmin wins Director’s Cup archery tournament

LINCOLN, Neb. – Matt Carmin of Doniphan won the Third Annual Director’s Cup archery tournament Aug. 18 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. Sixty-six archers of all skill levels gathered for the only archery tournament of its kind in the region. Archers from across Nebraska competed in 11 divisions using the unique Lake of the Woods format, in which archers shoot at varying distances based on age and discipline. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Director …

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Free wild game cooking seminar Oct. 4 in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. – Award-winning blogger Hank Shaw will visit Lincoln on Oct. 4 for a seminar on how hunters can get more out of their wild game and fish through new cooking tips and techniques, with a focus on upland birds. The free, two-hour seminar will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St. Shaw also will offer signed copies of his latest cookbook, “Pheasant, Quail, Cottontail,” at a discount, and …

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Compete in Director’s Cup archery tournament Aug. 18 in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. – Test your archery skills and compete for trophies at the Third Annual Director’s Cup archery tournament Aug. 18 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. This fun event is open to serious archers and novices. This unique outdoor tournament uses a Lake of the Woods format, in which archers shoot at varying distances based on age and discipline. There are 14 divisions of competition for all ages, including a noncompetitive division. Trophies and …

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Hunter education instructor training set in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will provide training June 6 in Lincoln for future hunter education instructors. This free training is required for all individuals who have applied to become firearm and bowhunter education instructors. Others interested in becoming a hunter education instructor who have not yet applied may also attend and complete an application at this training. Teaching materials will be provided. Training will take place from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Nebraska Game and Parks …

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