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Stop poachers: Report violators to Wildlife Crimestoppers

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LINCOLN, Neb. – A multiyear poaching case – the largest in Nebraska – wrapped up in 2020. More than 32 people were prosecuted for their involvement in the illegal take of the state’s wildlife. Reporting wildlife violations stops poachers. People who report hunting, fishing or other wildlife violations to Nebraska Wildlife Crimestoppers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward. Nebraska Wildlife Crimestoppers is a cooperative wildlife law enforcement program sponsored by the Nebraska Game and Parks …

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Eight Louisiana deer hunters cited for violations

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LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission reminds hunters to follow the rules. During the recent firearm deer season, eight Louisiana hunters were arrested after they committed several hunting violations. On Nov. 12, conservation officers responded to two different complaints of deer camps, each with Louisiana hunters. Following an investigation, they cited eight men for illegal activities in Gage and Jefferson counties. Charges include hunting without permits, over-bag on game, borrowing deer permits, and several other deer regulation …

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Nebraska Wildlife Crimestoppers

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One of the most common questions I answer is who to call when some fish or game violation is observed while on the water or in the field.  I tell folks that those fish & wildlife belong to them, belong to me, and the poachers are stealing from all of us!  When we see something we should be upset about it.  However, it is not for us to do something directly, and the best thing we can do is observe as …

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Visit Nebraska Wildlife Crimestoppers Trailer During Waverly-Plattsmouth Football Game

LINCOLN – The public will have a chance to talk with Nebraska Game and Parks Commission conservation officers and view examples of wildlife taken illegally on Oct. 23 in Waverly. Beginning at 5 p.m. at the Waverly-Plattsmouth high school football game, the Nebraska Wildlife Crimestoppers trailer will be open to the public. Mounts of wildlife taken illegally will be on display, along with conservation officers to answer questions about the mounts and explain the Wildlife Crimestoppers program. In addition, youth …

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Poaching Incident in Ponca Hills; Know Anything?

Conservation Officer Rich Berggren of Waterloo, NE continues to seek information on a deer poaching incident that occurred recently in the Ponca Hills area of northern Douglas County. Here’s the news release done by Jerry Kane of Game and Parks concerning the details of the incident as well as trail/game camera photos of it. Game and Parks Seeks Information on Illegally Harvested Deer LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking information involving a case of deer being illegally harvested …

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Game and Parks Seeks Information on Illegally Harvested Deer

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking information involving a case of deer being illegally harvested in the Omaha area. In the early morning of Aug. 9 a trail camera in the Ponca Hills area took photos of two individuals – at least one with a firearm – dragging a deer. The camera was placed on private land in the vicinity of Ponca Road and Shongaska Road in Douglas County. The individuals appear to be in their …

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Information Sought on Killing of Mountain Lion

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking information on a female mountain lion that was illegally shot and left lay in the Pine Ridge National Forest south of Chadron in Dawes County. An individual hunting in the area reported finding the mountain lion, which was estimated to be about a year and a half old, late last week. Officials immediately began an investigation and have collected evidence at the scene. They believe the animal was shot in …

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Game and Parks Seeks Information on Shot Bald Eagle

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is seeking information on a bald eagle that was illegally shot recently near Verdigre in northeast Nebraska. The adult eagle was found dead approximately 1½ miles southwest of Verdigre. It was reported on Tuesday, Jan. 21, and on the following day it was confirmed to have been shot. The eagle’s body had not shown decomposition and there was fresh blood on the beak. Eagles are protected by the federal Bald and Golden …

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