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Commission accepting wildlife-viewing grant proposals

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting grant proposals that will enhance watchable wildlife opportunities and nature-based experiences in Nebraska.

Watchable Wildlife Grants, funded through the Wildlife Conservation Fund, help to develop wildlife-viewing and nature-based experiences in Nebraska. The intent of these grants is to help people build appreciation and stewardship for natural resources through practical experience. Individuals, nonprofit, governmental, and for-profit entities are encouraged and eligible to apply.

Potential projects include, but are not limited to, viewing site development, events, infrastructure, marketing, equipment and plan development. Proposals are due Dec. 1, 2016, with a maximum of $3,000 available per proposal.

For more information, visit OutdoorNebraska.gov/WatchableWildlifeGrants or contact Adam Jones at adam.jones@nebraska.gov (402-471-5631) or Kristal Stoner at kristal.stoner@nebraska.gov.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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