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Sight-in range at Killdeer to temporarily close

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LINCOLN, Neb. — The rifle sight-in range at Killdeer Wildlife Management Area in Lancaster County will briefly close sometime between Aug. 16 and Sept. 1 for a fence project. A new fence will be installed along the perimeter of the WMA during that timeframe, weather depending. The sight-in range will only be closed when the fencing project is near the 100-yard range; signs will be posted on the days it is closed for patron and worker safety. The range is …

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Sight-in range, viewing blind closing temporarily

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LINCOLN, Neb. – The sight-in range at Killdeer Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Lancaster County and the prairie chicken viewing blinds at Burchard Lake WMA in Pawnee County have been closed temporarily by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. This is part of Game and Parks’ effort to prevent the potential for spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Game and Parks aims to protect its staff and customers by removing opportunities for crowds to gather at facilities and events and …

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Sight-in range being built at Killdeer WMA in Lancaster County

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LINCOLN, Neb. – A firearm sight-in range is being built at Killdeer Wildlife Management Area in Lancaster County. It is designed as a safe, user-friendly facility to allow hunters an opportunity to sight-in a rifle or handgun. The range will be 100 yards in length. It will include a single steel bench for both left- and right-hand shooters, earthen berms, target holder with additional steel target gongs and sliding steel panels to close the range for safe operation. The range …

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Public Meetings to Discuss Possible Hunter Sight-In Range in Lancaster County

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LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host two public informational meetings to discuss the proposed placement of a single bench and berm for hunters to sight-in firearms at Killdeer Wildlife Management Area (WMA) in Lancaster County. The meetings will be Feb. 16 at the Spring Creek Audubon Center, 11700 S.W. 100th St., Denton, and Feb. 18 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St., Lincoln. Both meetings will begin at 6 p.m. …

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