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Ways to Give Back to the Outdoor Community in 2024

The holiday season is upon us and the arrival of 2024 is just around the bend. The holiday period with the new year beckoning gives us a segue to pause and reset, recharge and re-focus our energies. In all sincerity, this season coupled with the new year allows us to curb our bad habits, improve ourselves, change our outlook on life to a positive one and see how we can make a difference. As avid outdoors-persons, this time of year …

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Dick Turpin Outdoor Education Memorial Fund established

Legendary Nebraska outdoorsman Dick Turpin loved connecting people to the outdoors. Since his passing earlier this year, his family, along with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, have established a way to keep that spirit going. The Dick Turpin Outdoor Education Memorial Fund has been created to support hunter education and outdoor education programs across Nebraska. Its goal is to inspire a love for the outdoors and time-honored traditions. Contributions to the fund continue Turpin’s legacy by supporting a variety …

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Game and Parks Accepting Donated Hunting Gear

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is accepting donations of new or used hunting clothing and gear to be used in the mentored youth hunting program. Each year hundreds of youth, many of them first-time hunters, take part in the mentored hunts across Nebraska. However, many of them don’t have access to the appropriate clothing and gear. Game and Parks seeks camouflaged and blaze orange hunting gear to be loaned out to those participants. Items that Game and …

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