Nebraska Outdoor Calendar

Nebraska Reptile Month K-12 Art Contest

October is Nebraska Reptile Month! To celebrate Nebraska Game and Parks is hosting the annual K-12 Reptile Month Art Contest. K-12 Nebraska students are welcome to submit their original artwork of a native Nebraska reptile through October 17th to outdoornebraska.gov/reptileart **The link will not be open until September 5** This could be a line drawing, painting, […]

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Science of…Nocturnal Animals

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The darkness has always been a little bit of a mystery to those that are diurnal (animals that are awake during the day), but for nocturnal animals, the dark is a place of comfort. These animals such as opossums, raccoons, skunks, and owls all have developed specific physical traits that let them wander in the […]

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Nebraska Nature Nerd Night: Turtles of Nebraska

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Nebraska is home to nine species of turtles, found throughout our state in a variety of habitats. How do these turtles differ, where are they found, and what incredible adaptations do they have? Join us as we explore the terrific world of turtles, and learn more about our shelled Nebraska neighbors. This is a FREE […]

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Nebraska Nature Nerd Trivia Night: The Ugly, Unloved & Unseen Animals (Omaha, NE)

zipline beer Lounge 3808 S 203rd Plaza, Omaha, NE

Attention Nature Nerds! Come join Nebraska Game and Parks as we host 5 different trivia nights on the same night across the state! (Lincoln, Omaha, North Platte, Wayne, & Scottsbluff) 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 […]

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Nebraska Nature Nerd Trivia Night: The Ugly, Unloved & Unseen Animals (Scottsbluff, NE)

Flyover Brewing Company 1824 Broadway, Scottsbluff, NE

Attention Nature Nerds! Come join Nebraska Game and Parks as we host 5 different trivia nights on the same night across the state! (Lincoln, Omaha, Wayne, North Platte, & Scottsbluff) 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 […]

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Nebraska Nature Nerd Trivia Night: The Ugly, Unloved & Unseen Animals (Wayne, NE)

Johnnie Byrd Brewing Company 121 N Pearl St, Wayne, NE

Attention Nature Nerds! Come join Nebraska Game and Parks as we host 5 different trivia nights on the same night across the state! (Lincoln, Omaha, Wayne, North Platte & Scottsbluff) 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 […]

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Nebraska Nature Nerd Trivia Night: The Ugly, Unloved & Unseen Animals (North Platte, NE)

Pals Brewing Company 4520 S. Buffalo Bill Ave., North Platte, NE

Attention Nature Nerds! Come join Nebraska Game and Parks as we host 5 different trivia nights on the same night across the state! (Lincoln, Omaha, Wayne, North Platte & Scottsbluff) 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 […]

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Nebraska Nature Nerd Trivia Night: The Ugly, Unloved & Unseen Animals (Lincoln, NE)

Code Beer Company 200 S Antelope Valley Pkwy, Lincoln, NE

Attention Nature Nerds! Come join Nebraska Game and Parks as we host 5 different trivia nights on the same night across the state! (Lincoln, Omaha, Wayne, North Platte & Scottsbluff) 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 […]

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Science of…Waterbirds

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Water bird, aquatic bird, whatever you call it these are birds that live in and around water, fresh water that is. These birds are specially adapted to living in areas that other animals might not find attractive. Normally these birds display a plethora of characteristics like webbed feed, beaks, and specialized legs for wading, oh, […]

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Science of…Seeds & Leaves

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Tree identification can be super difficult, but something what makes it even easier to identify species is seeds and leaves. Seeds like pincones, and sweetgums are easy to spot, but what about acorns, and sycamores, and hackberry seeds? Trees are so vastly diverse here in Nebraska and we will need a whole Science Of episode […]

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Science of…Insect Antennae

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Long, short, fuzzy, or lobed insect antennae could possibly be just as diverse as the amount of insects out there. Antennae are sensory organs that help the insect feel and smell their environment, often being called “feelers”. Many insects have great eyesight, but they don’t have a nose to smell, so instead they could use […]

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Nebraska Nature Nerd Trivia Night: Exotics, Invasives & The Uncontrolled

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

Attention Nature Nerds! Come join Nebraska Game and Parks as we host a trivia night at Cosmic Eye Brewing in Lincoln! 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 some awesome nature prizes- […]

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