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Oct
17
Wed
Hunter Education Instructors Meeting @ Knights of Columbus
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

This event is open to any active certified Nebraska Hunter Education instructors. Come out for a night of food and discussion, say hi to old faces and meet some new ones among the great Hunter Education program! Dinner is provided so please register so that we have an accurate head count.

Register today: http://fal.cn/VUJy

If you have questions, contact Jackson Ellis at 402-471-6134 or jackson.ellis@nebraska.gov

Oct
21
Sun
Hunter Education New Instructor Training @ Cabelas Corporate Offices
Oct 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

New Instructor Training is required for all individuals who have applied to become a Firearm and/or Bowhunter Education Instructor with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Others interested in becoming a hunter education instructor who have not yet applied may also attend and complete an application at this training — teaching materials are provided at this training.

If you have questions, contact Brad Fulk at 308-765-2399 or Jackson Ellis at 402-471-6134 or jackson.ellis@nebraska.gov

Register: http://fal.cn/V11S

Oct
23
Tue
Learn to Hunt-Deer @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Oct 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Game and Parks Specialists will be talking about the strategies, gear and techniques that will help in your pursuit of deer this Fall. Designed to improve confidence and expand knowledge for those with little to no experience this workshop is FREE and open to anyone interested in becoming more successful!

Please pre-register online!

Oct
24
Wed
Learn to Hunt – Deer @ Chadron State College - Burkhiser 231
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Game and Parks Specialists will be talking about the strategies, gear and techniques that will help in your pursuit of deer this Fall. Designed to improve confidence and expand knowledge for those with little to no experience this workshop is FREE and open to anyone interested in becoming more successful!

Please pre-register online!

Dec
1
Sat
Archery on Fire @ Platte River State Park Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spend a fun day outdoors shooting archery with the whole family. This free event will feature archery, crossbows, tomahawk throwing and our new pellet gun shooting gallery. Warm up to the campfire and roast a few marshmallows. Kids crafts and campground games will keep you busy. Food will be available, sponsored by Scheels Sports of Omaha.

Dec
4
Tue
Learn to Hunt-Predator @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Predator calling is one of the most exciting hunts. Join Nebraska Game and Parks staff to learn about the many techniques used to hunt these elusive creatures. This FREE workshop will focus on coyote, bobcat, fox and raccoon hunting. Participants will learn how to use game calls, scout for success, critter biology and much more.

 Please pre-register online!

Jan
12
Sat
Flying WILD Educator Workshop @ Wildlife Safari Park
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Pre-registration for this event is required.  Please email you full name, affiliation and grade level(s) taught to: monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov

Birds are everywhere…school grounds, local parks, even your backyard! Why not use birds to engage students in learning all subjects? With the Flying WILD Curriculum Guide, this is easier than ever!

Flying WILD: An Educator’s Guide to Celebrating Birds provides activities that teach educators about birds, their migration, and what people can do to help birds and their habitats. The activities can be used to teach classroom lessons or set up service-learning projects about birds and their habitats.

Feb
21
Thu
Growing Up WILD Workshop @ Tabitha Health Care Services
Feb 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Pre-registration for this workshop is required.  To register email your full name, affiliation and grade(s) taught to monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov

Growing up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive attitudes and behaviors about nature and life-long social and academic skills. This award-winning early childhood curriculum guide is for educators of children ages 3-7. The guide builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature by providing age appropriate, interdisciplinary lessons. Each thematic lesson includes multiple activities which teach math, reading, letter recognition, science, social studies as well as social-emotional skills.

Feb
25
Mon
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ Creighton University- Omaha
Feb 25 @ 5:54 pm – 6:54 pm

Pre-regisration is required for this event.  To register email your full name, affiliation, and grade levels(s) taught to: monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov

Both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD teach lessons such as life cycles, habitats, wildlife populations, biodiversity, land management, and human-wildlife interactions. Project WILD focuses on terrestrial habitats including prairie, forests, urban and farm land. Aquatic WILD focuses on aquatic habitats including rivers, lakes, oceans and wetlands.

In Nebraska, Project WILD workshops provide training for both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guides. Participants of Project WILD workshops can expect to learn not only content knowledge but also skills to implement activities into their setting. Workshops provide participants with both the Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guide.

Feb
27
Wed
Project WILD/Aquatic WILD Educator Workshop @ Creighton University- Omaha
Feb 27 @ 5:54 pm – 6:54 pm

Pre-regisration is required for this event.  To register email your full name, affiliation, and grade levels(s) taught to: monica.macoubrie@nebraska.gov

Both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD teach lessons such as life cycles, habitats, wildlife populations, biodiversity, land management, and human-wildlife interactions. Project WILD focuses on terrestrial habitats including prairie, forests, urban and farm land. Aquatic WILD focuses on aquatic habitats including rivers, lakes, oceans and wetlands.

In Nebraska, Project WILD workshops provide training for both Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guides. Participants of Project WILD workshops can expect to learn not only content knowledge but also skills to implement activities into their setting. Workshops provide participants with both the Project WILD and Aquatic WILD guide.

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