Nebraska Outdoor Calendar

Growing Up WILD Educator Workshop

Statewide NE
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Would you like more resources, ideas, and inspiration to use nature as your classroom? Then join us for this FREE educator workshop where we will focus on engaging young children in nature through discovery and science! Growing Up WILD is a high-quality, easy-to-use guide for all educators, after school program leaders and in-home daycare providers […]

Free

Birds and Books: Linking Science and Literature Educator Workshop

Statewide NE
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Nebraska is home to over 450 species of birds.  From farm to ranch, small town to large city, birds can be found in nearly every habitat. Birds are easy to see and fun to watch, creating a fantastic opportunity to learn about science. The, Birds and Books: Linking Science and Literature, educator workshop will focus […]

Free

All About Amphibians Educator Workshop

Statewide NE
Virtual Event Virtual Event

What is the difference between frogs and toads?  What is the lifecycle of a salamander? The, All About Amphibians, educator workshop will use Nebraska amphibians to explore science and ecology concepts for you to take back to the early elementary aged kiddos in your life. This FREE workshop will be held virtually on Zoom, Wednesday […]

Free

Insect Investigations Educator Workshop

Statewide NE
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Come and investigate what kids really want to know about insects. In this FREE workshop, geared toward early elementary aged students, we will explore how you can incorporate these small creatures into your classroom or afterschool program. Who Should Attend: K-4th grade formal and informal Educators Participants will receive: Background information on basic insect anatomy […]

Free!

Math in Nature Educator Workshop

Statewide NE
Virtual Event Virtual Event

In the natural world, mathematics exists all around us. This workshop will explore nature as a tool to teach math concepts such as symmetry, patterns, counting, observations, and the Fibonacci sequence. Who Should Attend: K-4th grade formal and informal Educators Participants will receive: Math and Nature literature books Age appropriate lessons 2 hours of approved […]

Free!

Plantology Educator Workshop

Statewide NE
Virtual Event Virtual Event

The, Plantology, educator workshop explores the world of plants using hands-on activities aimed at strengthening observations skills, to better know our plant friends. Participants will receive plant-related literature books, the ‘Plantology’ activity and exploration guide and two hours of approved in-service. This FREE workshop will be held virtually on Zoom, Wednesday February 23rd, from 6-8pm. […]

Free!

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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