Nebraska Outdoor Calendar

Snacks & Facts: Reptile Teeth and Foraging

Online - Zoom NE
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You've heard of Lunch & Learns, well how about snacks & facts? October is Nebraska Reptile Month, and to celebrate Nebraska Game and Parks is hosting a series of online learning opportunities every Tuesday in October from 12:30pm-1:20pm over the lunch hour. So, grab your favorite snacks, or your lunch, and learn some amazing facts […]

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The Big Sit

Lincoln Saline Wetlands Nature Center 570-598 W Industrial Lake Dr,, Lincoln, NE
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Snacks & Facts: Reptile Defenses

Online - Zoom NE
Virtual Event Virtual Event

You've heard of Lunch & Learns, well how about snacks & facts? October is Nebraska Reptile Month, and to celebrate Nebraska Game and Parks is hosting a series of online learning opportunities every Tuesday in October from 12:30pm-1:20pm over the lunch hour. So, grab your favorite snacks, or your lunch, and learn some amazing facts […]

FREE

Conservation Career Chat: Legacy Biologist

Online - Zoom NE
Virtual Event Virtual Event

We’ve all heard the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Many times the answer is a doctor, a lawyer, a firefighter, or even an NBA superstar. Well, what about a web designer? Or a conservation officer? Or a fisheries biologist? Many times you don’t hear those careers be mentioned, but […]

Reptile Craft Night at Cosmic Eye

Cosmic Eye Brewing Company 6800 P St. Suit3e #300, Lincoln, NE

October is Nebraska Reptile Month and we are co-hosting a special craft night at Cosmic Eye Brewing Company in Lincoln, NE. The first 100 guests will be able to paint a wooden snake (FREE with purchase from Cosmic Eye Brewing).  If students so choose they may then enter them in the Reptile Month Art Contest […]

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Virtual Event

Fall Break Days at Schramm Education Center

Schramm Education Center 21502 West Highway 31, Gretna, NE

Join us for a day full of programs, outdoor skills, live animal visits and more! Fall Break Programs at Schramm Education Center: October 15th & 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Programs are included with your paid admission: $10 Adults, $7 youth (ages 4-12), $7 Seniors, 3 and under free. Click here for more details.

Nebraska Nature Nerd Night: Venomous Snakes: Breaking Down the Science of Toxic Adaptations

Online - Zoom NE
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Venom is one of nature’s most powerful weapons, and is found across the animal world. Join us nature nerds as we chat with herpetologists Dennis Ferraro and Chris Visser about venomous snakes, how they got their venom, how venom works, and even how venom can be useful for humans in the field of medicine. Registration […]

Virtual Event

Homeschool Hikes, Monthly Nature Exploration Program at Schramm Education Center

Schramm Education Center 21502 West Highway 31, Gretna, NE

Schramm Park is launching a new, monthly, nature exploration program geared toward homeschool families. Each month, join an outdoor educator for a guided hike on the Schramm Park hiking trails. As we explore, we’ll ask questions, draw, observe, and make discoveries in nature. You’ll have the opportunity to observe local phenomena, plants, and animals while […]

Virtual Event

Fall Break Days at Schramm Education Center

Schramm Education Center 21502 West Highway 31, Gretna, NE

Join us for a day full of programs, outdoor skills, live animal visits and more! Fall Break Programs at Schramm Education Center: October 15th & 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Programs are included with your paid admission: $10 Adults, $7 youth (ages 4-12), $7 Seniors, 3 and under free. Click here for more details.

All About Bats and Bat Houses at Schramm

Schramm Education Center 21502 West Highway 31, Gretna, NE

Explore the echolocators of Nebraska and learn about bat myths, adaptations and habitats. We’ll discover how and why people use bat houses and each family/group will receive a bat house thanks to a partnership with Papio-Missouri River NRD! Space is limited so register early. REGISTRATION REQUIRED: email kelly.ekue@nebraska.gov to request a link or find our Facebook […]

Birdability in Nebraska: How to Complete a Site Review

Join Nebraska Game and Parks Commission staff and Nebraska Birdability Captain, Cassandra Dean, for “Birdability in Nebraska: How to Complete a Site Review”. This virtual program will focus on how people across the state can help support Birdability’s mission is to share the joys of birding by completing accessibility site reviews for Nebraska’s birding sites. […]

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Don’t Be Bat Blind! Myth Busting Nebraska Bats

Online - Zoom NE
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Bats are often very misunderstood creatures. Many people think they are blind, or that they are rodents with wings, or even that bats are extremely dangerous. Well, BUSTED! Many of these myths and stereotypes that bats have earned are not true! During this virtual information panel we will talk with the Nebraska Bat Experts from […]

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