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Commission temporarily closing four facilities to public access

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LINCOLN, Neb. – In proactive state and national effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus and ensure the health of its customers and staff, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is temporarily closing four facilities. From March 14 through May 31, the following facilities are closed to public walk-in access: Schramm Education Center near Gretna, the indoor Activity Center Building at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park near Ashland, Wildcat Hills Nature Center near Gering, and the Nebraska Game …

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Holiday Decorating with Nature is Workshop Topic

LINCOLN – A free workshop at Wildcat Hills Nature Center south of Gering will help participants use items found in nature to make their holidays more festive. “Decorating Nature” will be Dec. 13, at 9 a.m. MST. Amanda Filipi, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission outdoor education specialist, will provide instruction for creating festive ornaments from items found in nature. On the list of projects are bird feeders, including those constructed in garland fashion. Some of the creations from the workshop …

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Explore Nebraska’s Biodiversity at Wildcat Hills Nature Center

LINCOLN – Nebraska is home to a wide variety of life – nearly 450 birds, 95 mammals, 106 fish, 60 amphibians and reptiles, more than 1,400 plants, and countless arachnids, invertebrates, fungi and bacteria. This biodiversity demonstrates the state’s variety of habitats and quality of land. A snapshot of Nebraska’s biodiversity is on display through March at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center with the Explore Nebraska’s Biodiversity exhibit. The exhibit includes a double-sided photographic mural featuring nearly 100 images of …

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