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Hunters urged to be wary of potential fire hazards due to prolonged drought conditions

A spark. That’s all it takes to ignite a wildfire. With the pheasant and rifle deer season openers rapidly approaching, hunters are reminded to act responsibly in the field and to do their part in the prevention of wildfires. According to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln drought monitor (droughtmonitor.unl.edu/), 80% of the state is experiencing severe to exceptional drought conditions. These prolonged conditions have increased the risk of wildfires across much of the state, and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission …

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Chadron Workshop to Discuss Responding to Wildfire

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LINCOLN – Learn the first few steps to take in responding to a wildfire at a workshop May 25 in Chadron. This 5:30 p.m. workshop, hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and Pheasants Forever, will be held at the Country Kitchen restaurant, 1250 W. 10th St. Participants will learn the preventative measures to reduce the chance of an escaped fire, how to keep an escaped fire from becoming large, and when to call for assistance from local emergency …

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