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Tax season provides opportunity to support Nebraska wildlife conservation

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraskans receiving a tax refund this year have an opportunity to support wildlife and habitat conservation. On Line 45 of the Nebraska state income tax form, individuals may donate all or part of their tax refund to the Nebraska Wildlife Conservation Fund, which helps the thousands of species in Nebraska that are not hunted or fished, particularly those that are rare, endangered or threatened. Tax refund donations have benefited many species over the years, including river otters, …

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Make donation to Nebraska Wildlife Conservation Fund

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Make a tax-deductible donation to the Nebraska Wildlife Conservation Fund and help fund projects that benefit the state’s many species. Donations have a big impact, as they are matched with other grants so that $1 donated becomes $4 for aiding wildlife. Projects the fund makes possible include improving at-risk species’ habitat, keeping common species common through prairie restorations and invasive species removal, and preventing future endangered species listings by funding reintroduction projects such as the now-thriving peregrine …

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Tax check-off benefits wildlife, habitat conservation

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Tax season provides Nebraskans a unique opportunity to contribute to wildlife and habitat conservation. Line 42 on 2016 state income tax Form 1040N allows individuals to donate all or a part of their tax refund to the Nebraska Wildlife Conservation Fund, ¬which focuses on saving Nebraska’s wildlife and wild places. “The check-off is one of the principal sources of state funding used to conserve more than 95 percent of fish and wildlife species that are considered nongame,” …

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Care about and Contribute to Nongame Wildlife

We see them everywhere in Nebraska. They are readily spotted in our yards, acreages, farms, ranches, parks, wildlife management areas and various other places. We see a variety of them when we are hunting, fishing, trapping, hiking, biking, camping, picnicking and participating in other outdoor activities. They are “nongame” wildlife species. They number in the thousands and are not hunted, trapped, fished, harvested or collected. They are birds, mammals, fish, mollusks and crayfish, reptiles, amphibians, insects, and plants. And, they …

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Support wildlife conservation in your holiday giving

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LINCOLN – Consider supporting Nebraska wildlife and habitat conservation in your holiday giving this year. Since 1984, tax-deductible donations to the Nebraska Wildlife Conservation Fund have helped the thousands of nongame species that call Nebraska home. Your contribution will assist the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in protecting species like the swift fox, northern river otter and peregrine falcon through research, habitat restoration, public awareness programs and more. Donated dollars have a big impact, since Wildlife Conservation Fund dollars are …

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It’s Not Too Late to Donate to Wildlife, Habitat Conservation

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LINCOLN – There still is time for Nebraskans to contribute to wildlife and habitat conservation. Line 42 on 2015 state income tax Form 1040N allows individuals to donate all or a part of their tax refund to the Nebraska Wildlife Conservation Fund, which focuses on saving Nebraska’s wildlife and wild places. The tax check-off is an important funding source for implementation of Nebraska’s Natural Legacy Project. This plan was developed to conserve wildlife before they become rare and more costly …

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Tax Check-off Benefits Wildlife, Habitat Conservation

LINCOLN – Tax season provides a unique opportunity for Nebraskans to contribute to wildlife and habitat conservation. Line 42 on the 2014 state income tax form (Form 1040N) allows individuals to donate all or a part of their tax refund to the Nebraska Wildlife Conservation Fund, ¬which focuses on saving Nebraska’s wildlife and wild places. “The check-off is one of the principal sources of state funding used to conserve more than 95 percent of fish and wildlife species that are …

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Wildlife-Viewing Grants Available

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is requesting grant proposals that will enhance watchable wildlife opportunities and nature-based experiences in Nebraska. Potential projects include, but are not limited to, viewing site development, events, infrastructure, marketing, equipment and plan development. Proposals are due Dec. 10. There is a maximum of $3,000 available per proposal. Funding is provided by the Nebraska Wildlife Conservation Fund. For more information, visit WatchWildlifeNe.org or contact Kristal Stoner at kristal.stoner@nebraska.gov.

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Wildlife Viewing Grants Available

LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Nebraska Tourism Commission are requesting proposals that will enhance watchable wildlife opportunities and nature-based experiences in Nebraska. Potential projects include, but are not limited to, viewing-site development, events, infrastructure, marketing, equipment and plan development. Proposals are due Nov. 25. There is a maximum of $2,000 available per proposal. Funding is provided by the Nebraska Wildlife Conservation Fund and the Nebraska Tourism Commission. Visit www.WatchWildlifeNe.org or contact Kristal Stoner at …

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