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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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Become a certified youth fishing instructor

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will certify youth fishing instructors in Bellevue on March 3 and in Lincoln on April 21. The Bellevue event will be at St. Mary’s Parish Center, 24th and Crawford; the Lincoln training will be at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St. Each of these free workshops will run from 9 a.m. to noon. Fishing instructors will receive training and tools to conduct youth fishing clinics. …

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Outdoor Education Center offers recreation, time to bond with family

LINCOLN, Neb. – Families looking for ways 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. With guidance from the center’s expert instructors, people of all ages – kids, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles – can enjoy archery with just a …

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Archery day camp provides stimulating winter break fun

LINCOLN, Neb. – Keep your kids active and having fun during winter break at the Arctic Archery Day Camp in Lincoln Dec. 28-29. Held at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, the camp features archery, air rifle, ancient spear throwing, games, art projects, crafts, and learning about winter wildlife. Kids never tire of range time here, and our experienced outdoor education professionals provide the structure and safety they need to learn new skills and have fun at the …

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Become a certified youth fishing instructor Oct. 21 in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will certify youth fishing instructors Oct. 21 at Lincoln’s Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St. This free workshop is scheduled 9 a.m. to noon. Youth fishing instructors will receive training and tools to conduct fishing clinics. These volunteers will have access to Game and Parks’ loaner fishing equipment and educational materials for events, as well as receive program incentives. They also are encouraged to volunteer for …

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Compete in Director’s Cup archery tournament Aug. 19 in Lincoln

LINCOLN, Neb. – Test your archery skills and compete for trophies at the 2nd Annual Director’s Cup archery tournament Aug. 19 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. This fun event is open to serious archers as well as novices. It is a unique outdoor tournament layout in which archers shoot at varying distances based on age and discipline. There are eight divisions of competition for all ages, including a noncompetitive division. Trophies and prizes will …

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Education center closures scheduled during Cornhusker State Games

LINCOLN, Neb. – Portions of the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln will be closed to public use on upcoming weekends as it hosts Cornhusker State Games’ archery and shooting competitions. The center’s indoor archery range will be closed July 22. The outdoor archery range will be closed until 3 p.m. on July 22-23 and until 5 p.m. on July 29-30. The indoor firearm range will be closed July 23. Spectators are welcome to observe competitions. Cornhusker …

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