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Catch these Game and Parks education events in April

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Nebraska Game and Parks Commission educators have scheduled interesting and engaging events for the curious in April. Here are several opportunities: Little Saplings early childhood program presents Sprouting Seeds The Little Saplings early childhood nature discovery program will have the program, Sprouting Seeds, at 9 a.m. April 6 at Schramm Education Center near Gretna. Seeds are tough, but they also can be sticky, crunchy and fluffy. This program will examine different seeds and discuss how a plant starts its life …

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Explore the parks with these Game and Parks events in March

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Spring is arriving soon, and activities will be picking up in Nebraska’s state park areas. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has scheduled events in March for people to explore. Here are several opportunities:   Arbor Lodge celebrating National Quilting Day with exhibit Arbor Lodge Mansion at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park is celebrating National Quilting Day, which is March 19, by hosting a special exhibit featuring quilts from the Arbor Lodge collection. The exhibit will be on display each …

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Catch these Game and Parks education events in January

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission educators have scheduled interesting and engaging events for the curious in January. Here are several opportunities: Enjoy Winter Under the Water at Schramm Education Center LINCOLN, Neb. – Walk among a winter wonderland Jan. 1 and 8 at Schramm Education Center near Gretna, viewing aquariums aglow, lights and snow in Winter Under the Water, a holiday frost-filled fish encounter. Plan a day to see this special exhibit and enjoy the lights, naturalist …

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Catch a festive park event near you

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska state parks will be offering a variety of events throughout the month of December. Find an event near you to celebrate the festive season. To stay informed about additional holiday events as they are scheduled, visit calendar.outdoornebraska.gov. Lewis and Clark SRA Tree Decorating Contest LINCOLN, Neb. — Put your tree decorating skills to the test for a chance to win a two-night cabin stay at Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area near Crofton. The contest is …

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Catch these Game and Parks education events in December

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission educators have scheduled interesting and engaging events for the curious in December. Here are a few opportunities: Little Saplings early childhood program presents Night Animals LINCOLN, Neb. – The Little Saplings early childhood nature discovery program will have the program, Night Animals, at Schramm Education Center at 9 a.m. Dec. 1. Not all animals sleep at night. Discover how nature comes alive at night for many animals. The program, designed for children …

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Catch these Game and Parks education events in November

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Game and Parks Commission educators have scheduled interesting and engaging events for the curious in November. Here are a few opportunities: Little Saplings early childhood series presents Fall Colors LINCOLN, Neb. – The Little Saplings early childhood nature discovery program will have the program, Fall Colors, in its monthly series at Schramm Education Center at 9 a.m. Nov. 3. The series, which is designed for children ages 2-5 and their adult caregiver, will bring nature themes …

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Celebrate 100 Years of State Parks with music at Schramm Park SRA

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LINCOLN, Neb. – In celebration of 100 Years of State Parks, Schramm Park State Recreation Area is hosting a free evening of live music and outdoor fun Aug. 21. Enjoy live music from 5-8 p.m. from the Omaha-based band 37 Years, which will play favorites from the 60s- and 70s-eras. Visitors can participate in outdoor activities such as fishing with a Youth Fishing Instructor, canoeing, visiting with a geologist, learning about watchable wildlife, exploring nature photography, meeting Master Gardeners and …

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Connect students to aquatic resources with Aquatic WILD educator workshop

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Learn how to connect students to Nebraska’s aquatic resources using educational, science-based activities by participating in the Aquatic WILD educator workshop April 20 at Schramm Education Center. This free, in-person workshop is intended for formal and informal educators of grades K-12. It will be held at the center, located at 21502 Neb. Hwy. 31, Gretna, from 6-8 p.m. Central time. Aquatic WILD is a high-quality, easy-to-use guide for educators working with grades K-12. The curriculum and activity …

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Schramm Education Center closed Sept. 22

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Schramm Education Center in Gretna will be closed Sept. 22 during construction on the parking lot. Visitors can still access Schramm Park State Recreation Area, located directly east of the facility, to enjoy time outdoors. The park includes ponds, nature trails, a geologic display and a historic fish hatchery. Buy your park entry permits online at OutdoorNebraska.org. For more information, call the education center at 402-332-3901.

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Game and Parks provides online learning resources

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LINCOLN, Neb. — Need an excuse to keep busy and learn something new? Need free resources that can teach children about the natural world? Look no further. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission offers a wealth of free education activities and lesson plans now curated in one place at OutdoorNebraska.org/onlineeducation. There people can find lesson plans, ask a nature question, find ideas for science activities and crafts, and more — all engaging, scientifically-accurate and age appropriate — with items already …

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