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Schramm Speaker Series to feature watchable wildlife March 15

LINCOLN, Neb. – Learn how citizens can contribute to scientific research by observing wildlife March 15 at Schramm Education Center near Gretna.

Alie Mayes, watchable wildlife biologist with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, at 2 p.m. will present People Powered Science, a program about citizen science, as part of the Schramm Sunday Speaker Series.

This series is a monthly program in which experts deliver presentations on the natural and cultural history of Nebraska. The series is designed to promote conversations that facilitate scientific literacy, and encourage lifelong learning for all ages.

The programs are free to the public and located in the center’s classroom, which is accessible through the west entrance. Visitors who wish to tour Schramm Education Center must pay admission and enter through the main entrance. No park permit is required in the center’s parking lot. Contact Amber Schiltz for more information at amber.schiltz@nebraska.gov or 402-332-5022.

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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