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July in state parks system offers history, recreation, nature

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LINCOLN, Neb. — History, recreation and nature. You will find events that will let you enjoy them all in Nebraska’s state park system in July. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission parks system centennial is in full swing, and July still offers plenty of opportunities to celebrate at state parks across the state. Take a road trip and see what opportunities for adventure you can find. Fort Atkinson to host Living History July 3-4 LINCOLN, Neb. – Listen as guest …

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Bighorn sheep captures aid research

CHADRON, Neb. — Bighorn sheep in the Panhandle are sporting some new hardware this week thanks to the work of a helicopter capture crew, wildlife professionals and volunteers. South Dakota State University joined the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in capturing and processing a total of 44 sheep Thursday, Friday and Saturday — 28 in the Wildcat Hills near McGrew and 16 at three locations in the Pine Ridge near Chadron and Crawford. Wildlife professionals have ramped up monitoring efforts …

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