Nebraska Outdoor Calendar

Nebraska Nature Nerd Trivia Night- Scottsbluff

Flyover Brewing Company 1824 Broadway, Scottsbluff

Attention Nature Nerds! Come join Nebraska Game and Parks as we host 4 different trivia nights on the same night across the state! Nature is cool and there is a lot of questions to ask, so get your fellow nature nerds together for a team (no more than 5) and compete to win prizes at […]

Nebraska Nature Nerd Trivia Night- Lincoln

The Happy Raven 122 N 11th St, Lincoln, Lincoln

Attention Nature Nerds! Come join Nebraska Game and Parks as we host 4 different trivia nights on the same night across the state! Nature is cool and there is a lot of questions to ask, so get your fellow nature nerds together for a team (no more than 5) and compete to win prizes at […]

Nebraska Nature Nerd Trivia Night- Wayne

Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company 121 N Pearl St, Wayne

Attention Nature Nerds! Come join Nebraska Game and Parks as we host 4 different trivia nights on the same night across the state! Nature is cool and there is a lot of questions to ask, so get your fellow nature nerds together for a team (no more than 5) and compete to win prizes at […]

Nebraska Nature Nerd Trivia Night- Elkhorn

Jukes Ale Works 20560 Elkhorn Dr., Elkhorn

Attention Nature Nerds! Come join Nebraska Game and Parks as we host 4 different trivia nights on the same night across the state! Nature is cool and there is a lot of questions to ask, so get your fellow nature nerds together for a team (no more than 5) and compete to win prizes at […]

Nebraska Nature Nerd Night: Musky Mustelids: Fierce Fragrant Creatures

Online - Zoom NE
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Badgers, otters, minks and weasels...besides being both adorable and ferocious, what do they all have in common? They all belong to a stellar but stinky group of mammals known as “Mustelids”. Join us nature nerds as we chat with zoologist Shaun Dunn, and learn more about the incredible adaptations and unique abilities of mustelids, and […]

Conservation Career Chat- Private Lands Biologist

Online - Zoom NE
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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 […]

The Science of…Urban Wildlife

Online - Zoom NE
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When we think of urban areas, my mind goes to lots of people, and parks, architecture and other infrastructures. But, cities are way more complex and way more diverse than just the humans living there. Urban areas are often thriving with diverse wildlife- coyotes, foxes, raccoons, rats, mice, insects, and many different types of birds. […]

The Science of…Amphibians

Online - Zoom NE
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Too often do reptiles and amphibians get put together collaboratively, the truth is these two groups of animals have not shared a common ancestor for nearly 300 million years! Humans are more related to frogs, than frogs are to reptiles. In this episode of the Science of we will explore the science behind amphibians. Come […]

Nebraska Reptile Month K-12 Art Contest

Nebraska
Virtual Event Virtual Event

October is Reptile Awareness Month in Nebraska and to celebrate we are hosting, yet again, our K-12 art contest! Young artists in grades K-12 may submit their original artwork of a Nebraska native reptile anytime from Monday September 6-Monday October 18th at http://outdoornebraska.gov/reptileart/ the submission page will be closed until the start of the contest in September. […]

FREE

Nature in Math Educator Workshop

Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center 11700 SW 100th St, Denton

Math and science sound like opposite ends of the spectrum, but the reality is that they are very well connected and related. All the patterns and shapes that you see in the natural world are the building blocks of math. In this FREE educator workshop we will use real life examples and phenomena to help […]

FREE

The Science of…Prairie Plants

Online - Zoom NE
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Nebraska’s nearly 1,500 species of native plants occupy habitats ranging from eastern Nebraska tallgrass prairies to Sandhill wetlands to dry rocky outcrops in the Panhandle. Though many of these species are common and widespread, many are restricted to unique habitats such as Sandhill fens and alkaline marshes. Nearly 400 plant species are considered at-risk in […]

Conservation Career Chat: Recreation Planner

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 […]

Time outdoors is time well spent

Nebraska Game and Parks offers a plethora of opportunities beyond events. You can get away and unwind by planning a trip to a Nebraska state park. You can catch the next big one, go wildlife viewing, plan a hunt or more. Or you can help us celebrate our park system’s 100th birthday. Go ahead: Build your own adventure.

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