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$5 Fridays Coming to Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln will offer special shooting rates at the indoor shooting park each Friday in July and August. The center will offer shooting for $5 per half hour per lane all day on Fridays. The special is designed for those who have their own equipment. Additionally, the outdoor education center will offer rifle rental and 25 rounds of ammunition for $5 on Fridays. The Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education …

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Outdoor Education Center Closed to Public July 30-Aug. 2

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln will be closed to public shooting on all ranges July 30 through Aug. 2 as it hosts shooting events for the 2015 State Games of America. The facility will reopen to the public Aug. 3 at noon. The center at 4703 N. 44th St. is open Monday, Tuesday and Friday from noon-8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and Sunday from noon-6 p.m. During normal business hours the …

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Free Archery Event in Lincoln on June 13

LINCOLN – Bring the family to the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln on June 13 for a fun day of free archery and other activities. “Take Aim at Summer” is an event for people of all ages and experience levels who want to learn or practice archery skills. It will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The indoor and outdoor archery ranges will be open, and there also will be 3-D archery, aerial archery, tomahawk throwing …

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Archery Fun Shoots Scheduled in Lincoln March 9, 10, 13

LINCOLN – Students home on spring break can take advantage of special archery shoots March 9, 10 and 13 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. These Afternoon Archery Fun Shoots, running from noon to 3 p.m., are geared toward students but open to all ages. The archery and firearm ranges will be open and there will be fun and challenging targets available. The cost is $5.50 per person, and all equipment will be provided. No …

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Home-Schooled Students Invited to Archery Open House

LINCOLN – Home-schooled students interested in learning or advancing their skills in archery are invited to an open house Feb. 19 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. The free open house is from 2-4 p.m. at the education center, which is located at 4703 N. 44th St. Equipment will be available for use. For more information, email ngpc.outdoored@nebraska.gov. The family-friendly education center is open to all shooters and archers and offers a wide range of …

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Pound Middle School to Host NASP Tournament in Lincoln

LINCOLN – A statewide youth archery tournament will take place at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln on Feb. 7. The tournament, hosted by Pound Middle School in Lincoln, is open to any participant in the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). Competition flights are limited to 32 archers and will begin at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon. Registration is 45 minutes before each flight. The cost is $10. NASP is an in-school curriculum …

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Story of River Otter Success to Be Told in Lincoln

LINCOLN – Learn about Nebraska’s successful reintroduction of the river otter at a free program Jan. 29 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. Sam Wilson, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s furbearer and carnivore program manager, will tell how river otters once flourished in the state before being eliminated by unrestricted harvest and land-use changes. The river otter has expanded its population across much of the state since reintroductions began in 1986. The program begins …

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Outdoor Education Center Closed for Competitions

LINCOLN – Two shooting competitions will affect the public’s use of the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln on Jan. 10. The indoor archery range will be closed to the public from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and the firearm range will be closed from 10 a.m.-noon. The center is located at 4703 N. 44th St. Indoor complex regular business hours are Monday, Tuesday and Friday from noon-8 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday from noon-6 p.m. …

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Learn Trophy Scoring at Lincoln Workshop

LINCOLN – Learn how to score a trophy at a free workshop Jan. 8 in Lincoln. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center. Randy Stutheit, Nebraska big game records coordinator and certified Boone and Crockett and Pope and Young Club scorer, will cover the basics of measuring typical and nontypical whitetail and mule deer and antelope. Participants may bring their own trophies to measure. This workshop is limited to 20 participants. Visit …

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Target Shooting Prohibited at Three Lancaster County Public Hunting Areas

LINCOLN – Three public hunting areas in Lancaster County are being permanently closed to target shooting. As of Dec. 2, target shooting at Little Salt Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Little Salt Creek West WMA and Helmuth Public Access Area is prohibited. Target shooting has been banned in these areas because safety concerns. Target shooters are encouraged to shoot at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center at 4703 N. 44th St., Lincoln.

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