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Conservation officer featured in April’s Conservation Career Chat

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Join the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission on April 21 in its series of virtual Conservation Career Chats. Conservation Officer Travis Shepler will be featured. Shepler will discuss the challenges he has faced in the field, how he got started in this career, and advice for anyone interested in being an officer. During the chat, the public will be encouraged to ask questions relating to the career field. The series is held via Zoom on the third …

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Public feedback encouraged in Dead Timber SRA virtual meeting

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LINCOLN, Neb. – A plan to redevelop the flood-prone Dead Timber State Recreation Area is being created, and the public is encouraged to participate by giving feedback. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host a virtual public meeting via Zoom at 5:30 p.m. Central time on March 23 to outline potential design concepts of the plan and take public comments. Register in advance for the meeting at OutdoorNebraska.gov/DeadTimber. A significant portion of Dead Timber, a 200-acre area in Dodge …

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Participate in virtual fisheries meetings in March

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Join the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in a virtual discussion on fisheries management during meetings March 1-4. These public informational sessions – one statewide overview and four others specific to each of Game and Parks’ districts – will provide local updates on the fishing outlook and special projects in respective areas. The informal, interactive gatherings will provide a chance for questions, dialogue and feedback. The virtual meetings will take place on Zoom, a free app that …

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Join Game and Parks for zoologist Conservation Career Chat Feb. 17

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Join the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission on Feb. 17 in its series of virtual Conservation Career Chats. Zoologist Shaun Dunn will discuss his duty of keeping track of Nebraska’s nongame mammals, insects, reptiles and amphibians. Dunn also will discuss his career path, education and fun experiences he has had working to conserve species in Nebraska that have declining populations. Participants are encouraged to ask questions relating to the career field. The series is held via Zoom …

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Game and Parks to offer virtual Birds and Books workshop Jan. 19

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Educators of preschool-aged children are invited to the Jan. 19 virtual Birds and Books educator workshop, which focuses on using literature books to teach science concepts. Nebraska is home to more than 450 bird species, which can be found in nearly every habitat. Birds are easy to see and fun to watch, creating a fantastic opportunity to learn about science. Participants will receive bird-related and science-focused lesson ideas, bird-related literature books, Birds of Nebraska Field Guide and …

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Virtual Discover Ice-Fishing events scheduled in January

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Anglers can learn the basics of ice-fishing or pick up a few new tips from experienced anglers at virtual Discover Ice-Fishing clinics in January. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Nebraska Fish and Game Association will host classroom clinics via Zoom on Jan. 16 and Jan. 19. Due to COVID-19 concerns, there will be no on-ice clinics in January. Join the panel of avid ice-fishers to learn about ice-fishing safety, clothing, equipment and gear, as …

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Virtual big game presentations scheduled across Nebraska in December

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LINCOLN, Neb. – Join the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission in December for a virtual discussion on big game management via Zoom. Staff will talk about big game harvest results and season structure and will take questions on several topics, including big game management, depredation, permits, antlerless harvest, trophy management and diseases, among others. Zoom is a free app that can be downloaded to a web browser or mobile device. Participants are encouraged to submit questions during the presentation using …

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