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Landowners have until June 19 to enroll in Open Fields and Waters

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Private landowners have until June 19 to enroll their land in the Open Fields and Waters Program, in which they can earn additional income for allowing walk-in hunting, trapping and/or fishing access on their properties. Landowners with property offering hunting or fishing potential may be offered annual, per-acre payments from 50 cents to $15, depending on habitat type and location. Additional financial incentives may be possible to enhance the habitat on enrolled acres. Participating landowners are afforded …

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Open Fields and Waters Program seeking new enrollments

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LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is looking to add more hunting and fishing access opportunities through its Open Fields and Waters Program. Landowners are encouraged to consider allowing public, walk-in access on their property for hunting or fishing through the program. In exchange, landowners receive per-acre annual payments and liability protection through the Nebraska Recreational Liability Act. Game and Parks is seeking to add enrollments within the following target areas: Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) – CRP …

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2014 Public Access Atlas Now Available

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s 2014 Public Access Atlas is now available for hunters and anglers who want to know where they can hunt and fish in Nebraska. The annual publication includes information on and locations of land enrolled in the Open Fields and Waters (OFW) program, which allows private land to be open to hunters and anglers for walk-in access. It also provides information on public state and federal lands open to hunting and fishing. Printed …

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