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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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Educators invited to participate in monarch workshop

LINCOLN, Neb. – Educators of preschool through second grade are invited to the Monarchs on a Mission workshop Oct. 21 in O’Neill. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Northern Prairies Land Trust will host the half-day workshop at 8:30 a.m. at the Holt County Annex, 128 N. 6th St. This workshop will focus on inquiry-based lessons that educators can use in classrooms and activities for outdoors. After implementing any of the resources from the workshop into their classrooms, …

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Sandpit lake management workshop scheduled in Grand Island

LINCOLN, Neb. – Persons interested in sandpit lake management are invited to a free workshop March 2 in Grand Island. The workshop will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Hall County Extension Office, 3180 W. U.S. Highway 34. Registration by Feb. 27 is required at http://go.unl.edu/grandislandlake. The workshop is a joint effort of the Nebraska Extension, Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality and Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The workshop is intended for landowners and others interested in learning about: …

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Prairie Restoration and Management Workshop at Ponca State Park on Aug. 30

LINCOLN – Learn new management techniques for prairie restoration and pollinators at a free workshop Aug. 30 at Ponca State Park. The event, which is open to the public, also will include a tour of a Nebraska Natural Legacy Project Demonstration Site. This workshop will focus on high-diversity grassland plantings and restoration. This event is for landowners, conservation practitioners, Conservation Reserve Program owners, game farm and lodge owners, ranchers, agency managers, county weed inspectors, backyard native garden enthusiasts, natural resource …

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Nebraska Game and Parks to Host Free Workshops on the Power of Pollinators

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host seven free workshops about the power of pollinators and measures homeowners and others can take to protect them. Pollinators are insects and animals that transport pollen between plants, ensuring that those plants produce fruit or seeds. Common pollinators include bees and butterflies. Pollinators are critical to our environment, food supply and economy, but their numbers are in decline. By establishing backyard pollinator gardens as a source of food and shelter …

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Fire Pump and Engine Design Workshop Is May 24 at Pressey WMA

LINCOLN – Learn all about fire pump and engine design for prescribed fire at a workshop May 24 at Pressey Wildlife Management Area (WMA). This 11 a.m. workshop, hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Pheasants Forever, will be held at the WMA’s shooting range. Topics also will include pump performance, hose selection and tank capacity, as well as accessories to carry with an engine. Participants may bring an engine they have built and share their experiences. The …

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Chadron Workshop to Discuss Responding to Wildfire

LINCOLN – Learn the first few steps to take in responding to a wildfire at a workshop May 25 in Chadron. This 5:30 p.m. workshop, hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Pheasants Forever, will be held at the Country Kitchen restaurant, 1250 W. 10th St. Participants will learn the preventative measures to reduce the chance of an escaped fire, how to keep an escaped fire from becoming large, and when to call for assistance from local emergency …

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Free Workshop to Focus on Spring Turkey Hunting

LINCOLN – Learn all aspects of spring turkey hunting at a workshop hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The free workshop will be held in five locations across the state and is designed for individuals with limited experience who want to expand their knowledge of turkey hunting. Topics will include strategies, equipment, turkey biology and ways to increase a hunter’s confidence and success. With lots of birds, a long season and plentiful and affordable permits – including $5 …

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Winter Backyard Bird Habitat Workshop Is Nov. 5 in Lincoln

LINCOLN – The bird workshop sponsored by the Wild Bird Habitat Stores of Lincoln and Omaha and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission scheduled for Oct. 8 now will take place Nov. 5. Learn how to create winter backyard bird habitat at the event at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. The free workshop will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the education center, located at 4703 N. 44th St. Reserve a spot in the workshop at: …

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Winter Backyard Bird Habitat Workshop Is Oct. 8 in Lincoln

LINCOLN – Join Dave Titterington of the Wild Bird Habitat Stores of Lincoln and Omaha and learn how to create winter backyard bird habitat at a workshop Oct. 8 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. The free workshop will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the education center, located at 4703 N. 44th St. Reserve a spot in the workshop at: http://www.register-ed.com/events/view/68869. The education center also will host a basic bird identification workshop at 6:30 p.m. …

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