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Game and Parks to host Learn to Hunt workshops

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host Learn to Hunt workshops this fall to help individuals prepare for upcoming hunting seasons. These workshops are designed to improve confidence and expand knowledge for those with little or no experience. Presenters will discuss strategies, equipment, biology and techniques. Registration at OutdoorNebraska.gov/workshops is required as space is limited. The workshop schedule is: Aug. 27 – dove hunting, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln Sept. 17 – introduction …

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Outdoor Education Center provides opportunities for family-friendly summer fun

LINCOLN, Neb. – Families looking to spend time together this summer can find plenty of opportunities to do so at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center. Located at 44th and Superior streets in Lincoln, this public archery and firearms range is known for its family friendly atmosphere and emphasis on education. The facility features state-of-the-art air-conditioned indoor archery and firearm ranges, as well as an outdoor archery range. Walk-ins are welcome, and equipment is available for rent if …

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Keep kids active this summer at Outdoor Education Center day camps

LINCOLN, Neb. – Youth ages 8-14 can make the most of their summer by attending summer day camps hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center. At these activity-filled camps, kids will have the opportunity to explore archery, campfire cooking, outdoor games and more. The following camps are accepting registrations: — Learn to Hunt Camp (June 18-20; July 1-3): Students will learn the fundamentals of safe and successful hunting, including hunting techniques, firearm handling and marksmanship, species identification …

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Women’s archery events scheduled in May

LINCOLN, Neb. – Take your archery skills to a new level with the Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Program’s archery classes in May at Platte River State Park. Classes are May 1, 8 and 15 at 6 p.m. Each class will have a different topic. The cost is $10 a class. In addition, the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln will host a Ladies’ Lunch and Lessons Beginning Archery program May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. These sessions …

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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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