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Cornhusker Trap Shoot
Cornhusker Trap Shoot @ NTA Home Grounds
Apr 30 – May 2 all-day
Hosted by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Nebraska Trapshooting Association. All high school, junior high and sixth grade students nationwide are invited. April 30, May 1, 2, 2015 are the dates for[...]
Toast Nebraska at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park 1:00 pm
Toast Nebraska at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
May 1 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Held in the Open Air Pavilion, come and celebrate Nebraska’s Wine Industry! Fans of Nebraska wine can raise a glass at the first annual “Toast Nebraska” wine festival brought to you by Blur Parties, in[...]
Explore Archery 6:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebrasaka Game & Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebrasaka Game & Parks Outdoor Education Center
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery and looking[...]
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Outdoor Cooking Camp
Outdoor Cooking Camp @ Ponca State Park
May 2 all-day
Join us for the Outdoor Cooking Camp on May 2nd and 3rd.   There will be hands-on preparation of breakfast, lunch and dinner with additional food demos throughout the day on Saturday.   All guests[...]
Pioneer Longrifle Rendezvous at Indian Cave State Park
Pioneer Longrifle Rendezvous at Indian Cave State Park @ Indian Cave State Park
May 2 all-day
More information to come! Club members will hold demonstrations.   A Park Entry Permit is required.
Take Pride In America at Verdon Lake SRA
Take Pride In America at Verdon Lake SRA
May 2 all-day
Take Pride in America clean-up day at Verdon Lake SRA. Volunteers are needed! Please call 402-883-2575 for more information. A Park Entry Permit is required.
Take Pride in America Day 8:00 am
Take Pride in America Day @ Branched Oak State Recreation Area
May 2 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
For over 10 years Branched Oak State Recreation Area has held “Take Pride In America Day”. Volunteers have painted building, painted picnic tables, cleaned up litter, trimmed trees, etc. Most of these projects would not[...]
Grassland Bird Bonanza! 10:00 am
Grassland Bird Bonanza! @ Sherman Reservoir SRA
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join us for activities for all ages! For younger participants, make a bird field guide coloring book or make your own bird feeder to take home. For older children, make your own bird house. And,[...]
Toast Nebraska at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park 1:00 pm
Toast Nebraska at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
May 2 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Held in the Open Air Pavilion, come and celebrate Nebraska’s Wine Industry! Fans of Nebraska wine can raise a glass at the first annual “Toast Nebraska” wine festival brought to you by Blur Parties, in[...]
Living History at Fort Atkinson SHP 4:07 pm
Living History at Fort Atkinson SHP
May 2 @ 4:07 pm – 5:07 pm
The Harold W. Andersen Visitor Center will be open daily from May 23rd through September 7th from 10am to 5pm and weekends May 3rd through May 16th and from September 5th through October 11th. An[...]
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Outdoor Cooking Camp
Outdoor Cooking Camp @ Ponca State Park
May 3 all-day
Join us for the Outdoor Cooking Camp on May 2nd and 3rd.   There will be hands-on preparation of breakfast, lunch and dinner with additional food demos throughout the day on Saturday.   All guests[...]
Pioneer Longrifle Rendezvous at Indian Cave State Park
Pioneer Longrifle Rendezvous at Indian Cave State Park @ Indian Cave State Park
May 3 all-day
More information to come! Club members will hold demonstrations.   A Park Entry Permit is required.
Living History at Fort Atkinson SHP 4:07 pm
Living History at Fort Atkinson SHP
May 3 @ 4:07 pm – 5:07 pm
The Harold W. Andersen Visitor Center will be open daily from May 23rd through September 7th from 10am to 5pm and weekends May 3rd through May 16th and from September 5th through October 11th. An[...]
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JOAD Junior Olympic Archery Development 1:00 pm
JOAD Junior Olympic Archery Development @ Nebraka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
JOAD Junior Olympic Archery Development @ Nebraka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) 6:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Boating Safety Course - Lincoln (Option B) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
This is the OPTION B home study review/test-out session ONLY. To prepare for this 3-hour test-out session, student may download study materials from our website.
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program 6:30 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Firearm Introduction to Safety and Marksmanship 6:45 pm
Firearm Introduction to Safety and Marksmanship @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 4 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Firearm Introduction to Safety and Marksmanship @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
We will cover handguns and rifles, safety, care and marksmanship. Come ready to learn stance, grip, trigger control, sight alignment and sight picture, loading and unloading as well as how to handle misfires and malfunctions.[...]
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JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development 4:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program 6:30 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Handgun Class 6:00 pm
Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Handgun Class @ Platte River State Park
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Handgun Class @ Platte River State Park
For any woman 11 & older who wants to learn how to shoot and increase their knowledge of archery, see a variety of women’s bows available, meet other women who shoot or just have fun.[...]
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Explore Archery 2:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery and looking[...]
Explore Archery 4:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebrasaka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 7 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebrasaka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery and looking[...]
Ladies Day at the Range- Women with GRIT Series 6:30 pm
Ladies Day at the Range- Women with GRIT Series @ Outdoor Education Center
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Ladies Day at the Range- Women with GRIT Series @ Outdoor Education Center
Ladies Day at the Range Women with G.R.I.T. Series Women w/ G.uns R.anges I.nstruction T.raining Firearm safety (June class) a. Four rules of gun safety and why they’re important (use SIRT[...]
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Outdoor Educational Rendezvous 10:00 am
Outdoor Educational Rendezvous @ Niobrara State Park
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Niobrara State Park Outdoor Educational Rendezvous will be May 8th. We will have 40 Master Naturalist Interpretive Programs. Five of these programs will be regarding birds. Eagles Nest Birds, Furs, and Skulls Rapture Release/Live[...]
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International Migratory Bird Day
International Migratory Bird Day @ Ponca State Park
May 9 all-day
A wonderful opportunity for birdwatchers of all ages to view spring migration.   All Day Bird Count – Bird watchers of all ages are invited to participate in this Migratory Season Count led by members[...]
Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo 9:00 am
Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo @ Fort Kearny State Recreational Area
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Fort Kearny Outdoor Expo will showcase the state’s vast number of fun activities for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages. This event is designed to meet the needs of anyone interested in outdoor lifestyle, regardless[...]
Family Fishing Kearney 9:00 am
Family Fishing Kearney
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for family Fishing at Fort Kearny SRA. Look for our colorful Fishing Trailer, where we will have rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing instructions. No experience necessary. The event is[...]
Outdoor Discovery Program at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area 9:00 am
Outdoor Discovery Program at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area @ Fort Kearny State Recreation Area
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Park will be exploring with fun family opportunities. In addition to shooting sports, fishing and kayaking, visit the Kid Zone area for numerous bird and birding activities. Explore bird beaks and how these beaks[...]
Boating Safety Course – York (Option A) 9:30 am
Boating Safety Course – York (Option A) @ York Middle School
May 9 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Boating Safety Course - York (Option A) @ York Middle School
This is the OPTION A class. This is a full 6-hour classroom course. NOTE: Please bring a sack lunch, a drink, a snack and a pencil.
Lucky Bucket 7K/5K Beer Run at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park 5:00 pm
Lucky Bucket 7K/5K Beer Run at Eugene T. Mahoney State Park @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
May 9 @ 5:00 pm
Held in the Open Air Pavilion, this is not your everyday average old 7K/5K. This is a twisting, turning, rugged trail of challenges that will have you bragging to your friends for weeks to come.[...]
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Mother’s Day Buffet at Ponca State Park
Mother’s Day Buffet at Ponca State Park @ Ponca State Park
May 10 all-day
Treat your mother to a special day among family and friends with a wonderful meal and musical entertainment. Reservations requested.   A Park Entry Permit is required.
Birding 8:00 am
Birding @ Platte River State Park
May 10 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
We’ll meet at the parking lot near the restaurant and observation tower. From there, we will explore Stone Creek – a great area to see breeding birds including Louisiana Waterthrushes and Kentucky Warblers which will[...]
Mother’s Day Buffet 8:00 am
Mother’s Day Buffet @ Platte River State Park
May 10 @ 8:00 am
Treat Mom to a delicious dinner while enjoying the scenic view of the Platte River from the Walter Scott Lodge Restaurant. Quick drive from Omaha and Lincoln!   Cost: Adults $11.95 and Children 10 &[...]
Mother’s Day 11:00 am
Mother’s Day @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
May 10 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Celebrate Mom at Arbor Lodge State Historical Park in Nebraska City with special events and demonstrations she’ll appreciate. All demonstrations take place in the mansion on Sunday, May 10, 11am-5pm; regular admission applies. China Painting[...]
Mother’s Day Buffet at Fort Robinson State Park 10:30 am
Mother’s Day Buffet at Fort Robinson State Park @ Fort Robinson State Park
May 10 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Come to the Fort Robinson Inn Restaurant to treat your mom! Mothers and grandmothers are half price! More information to come! A Park Entry Permit is Required.
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JOAD Junior Olympic Archery Development 1:00 pm
JOAD Junior Olympic Archery Development @ Nebraka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
JOAD Junior Olympic Archery Development @ Nebraka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program 6:30 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Firearm Introduction to Safety and Marksmanship 6:45 pm
Firearm Introduction to Safety and Marksmanship @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 11 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Firearm Introduction to Safety and Marksmanship @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
We will cover handguns and rifles, safety, care and marksmanship. Come ready to learn stance, grip, trigger control, sight alignment and sight picture, loading and unloading as well as how to handle misfires and malfunctions.[...]
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JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development 4:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Boating Safety Course – Sidney (Option B) 6:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Sidney (Option B) @ Western Nebraska Community College
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Boating Safety Course - Sidney (Option B) @ Western Nebraska Community College
This is the OPTION B home study review/test-out session ONLY. To prepare for this 3-hour test-out session, student may download study materials from our website. Minimum of 10 registered students required to conduct[...]
Best Shot Camp 6:30 pm
Best Shot Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Best Shot Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
Best Shot Camp is for new shooters Boys and girls ages 8 to 16. Campers will learn rifle marksmanship and gun safety. Each session there will be a lesson, hands-on firearms instruction, and a shooting[...]
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program 6:30 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Beginner Birding Event at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park 10:00 am
Beginner Birding Event at Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park @ Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
To celebrate International Migratory Bird Month, Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park is hosting a Beginner Birding Event! Some of the activities include: Bird Watching Bird Habitat Games Binocular & Bird ID Instruction Bird Song ID[...]
Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Handgun Class 6:00 pm
Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Handgun Class @ Platte River State Park
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Handgun Class @ Platte River State Park
For any woman 11 & older who wants to learn how to shoot and increase their knowledge of archery, see a variety of women’s bows available, meet other women who shoot or just have fun.[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) 6:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Boating Safety Course - Lincoln (Option B) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
This is the OPTION B home study review/test-out session ONLY. To prepare for this 3-hour test-out session, student may download study materials from our website.
UNL Archery Club Meeting and Practice 6:14 pm
UNL Archery Club Meeting and Practice @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 13 @ 6:14 pm – 7:14 pm
UNL Archery Club Meeting and Practice @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
 
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Explore Archery 2:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery and looking[...]
Explore Archery 4:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebrasaka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 14 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebrasaka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery and looking[...]
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2015 Free Park Entry & Free Fish Day at ALL Nebraska State Parks and Recreation Areas
2015 Free Park Entry & Free Fish Day at ALL Nebraska State Parks and Recreation Areas
May 16 all-day
As part of the FREE Fishing and Park Entry Day, the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will host family friendly fishing activities at numerous locations across the state. Some sites will simply have equipment and[...]
Wildcat Hills Wildlands Day/Free Park Entry Day
Wildcat Hills Wildlands Day/Free Park Entry Day @ Wildcat Hills SRA & Nature Center
May 16 all-day
Take part in several great activities going on throughout this day-long celebration! Join us for an 8K fun run, bird hike, wildflower walk, bighorn sheep tour, kids crafts and much more! Park permits are not[...]
Bird Watching Tour 8:00 am
Bird Watching Tour @ Ash Hollow State Historical Park
May 16 @ 8:00 am
Come meet at the park visitor center at 8am for a bird watching tour at Ash Hollow State Historical Park. We’ll walk 2-3 miles along the Oregon-California trail thru the park. Ash Hollow SHP has[...]
Kids Go Fishing Rodeo 7:00 am
Kids Go Fishing Rodeo @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area - Cedar Vue
May 16 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
More information to come!
Run Wild “A Run for Wildlife” 10K/5K/ & Kids Run 8:00 am
Run Wild “A Run for Wildlife” 10K/5K/ & Kids Run @ Eugene T. Mahoney State Park
May 16 @ 8:00 am
Held in the Open Air Pavilion, Run Wild to benefit Nebraska’s wildlife! Run Wild is a challenging trail run. There is a 10K option or a 5K option through the scenic, naturally challenging trails of[...]
Birding 9:00 am
Birding @ Smith Falls State Park
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Learn tips for birding in many different settings and experience the habitat diversity the Sandhills offers to the world’s migratory birds. All ages and birding abilities – beginners and experts – are welcome. This hike[...]
Fishing Clinic and Fun Day 9:00 am
Fishing Clinic and Fun Day @ Platte River State Park
May 16 @ 9:00 am
Come join the fun at Platte River State Park for Free Park Entry/Free Fish Day!   9am – 11am there will be a fishing clinic.   There will be naturalist activities going on all day[...]
Free Park & Fish Day at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area 9:00 am
Free Park & Fish Day at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area @ Fort Kearny State Recreation Area
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Free Park and Fish Day! Come to Fort Kearney State Recreation Area for a morning organized bird and nature tour 10:00-11:00. Fort Kearney State Rec Areas is known for excellent birding. We will explore the[...]
Free Park Entry/Fishing 9:00 am
Free Park Entry/Fishing @ Ponca State Park
May 16 @ 9:00 am
Enjoy the Free Park Entry/Fishing Day at Ponca State Park!   9:00am – Beginners Fishing Clinic: Tying knots, safety concerns, fish ID, casting and other hand-on demonstrations will be presented. Bait and equipment provided. FREE![...]
Living History Day 9:00 am
Living History Day @ Rock Creek Station SHP
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Rock Creek Station invites you to join them for a living history day held every 3rd Saturday May through October. A vehicle park entry permit is required; and can be purchased at the Visitor Center.[...]
Youth Fishing and Education 9:00 am
Youth Fishing and Education @ Lake Wanahoo SRA
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come have some fun on Free Park Entry/Fishing Day at Lake Wanahoo SRA! We will have one of our park workers down by the handicap jetty from 9am-12pm to assist people that might need a[...]
3rd Annual Family Adventure Day 10:00 am
3rd Annual Family Adventure Day @ Johnson Lake State Recreation Area
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Johnson Lake State Recreation Area will be hosting their 3rd Annual Family Adventure Day on May 16th.   Two naturalists are scheduled to be there. One will be talking about birds and the other will[...]
Birding Hike 9:00 am
Birding Hike @ Chadron State Park
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Come along with us to discover the birds that call Chadron State Park home. Explore the park like never before with a guided hike. The hike will begin at 9am MDT from the Lagoon Shelter.[...]
Free Park Entry Day, BBQ & Kids’ Fishing Derby at Fort Robinson State Park 9:00 am
Free Park Entry Day, BBQ & Kids’ Fishing Derby at Fort Robinson State Park @ Fort Robinson State Park
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Come join in the fun at Fort Robinson State Park! There will be a Kid’s fishing derby for ages 12 and under. Prizes will be awarded to contestants. There will be a drawing for one[...]
Meet & Greet 9:00 am
Meet & Greet @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area - Visitor's Center
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
More information to come! A Park Entry Permit is required.
Birds, Butterflies, and Pollinators 10:30 am
Birds, Butterflies, and Pollinators @ Rock Creek Station State Historical Park
May 16 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Come and join Rock Creek Station State Historical Park on Fee Park Entry and Fishing Day! From 10:30am-Noon we are offering a program on “how birds, butterflies, and pollinators can benefit from wild flower plantings[...]
Families on Target 6:00 pm
Families on Target @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Families on Target @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
Parents, this event was created for you to spend a fun, safe evening shooting archery with your kids. We will have friendly, knowledgeable archery instructors available. Bring your equipment or use ours. The cost is[...]
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Feeding Frenzy 10:00 am
Feeding Frenzy @ Ponca State Park
May 17 @ 10:00 am
Join us at Ponca State Park at 10am for a Feeding Frenzy! Come check out our critters in action. Participants will be able to watch turtles, snakes, fish, and salamanders during their Sunday morning breakfast.[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 17 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Boating Safety Course - Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
This is the Option A Class. This is a full 6-hour classroom course. NOTE: please bring a sack lunch, snack and drink.  
Family Fishing Scottsbluff 4:00 pm
Family Fishing Scottsbluff
May 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join us for family Fishing at the Zoo Pond. Look for our colorful Fishing Trailer, where we will have rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing instructions. No experience necessary. The event is[...]
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Elk Permits Available
Elk Permits Available
May 18 – Jun 5 all-day
Eligible landowners may apply for one elk permit.
JOAD Junior Olympic Archery Development 1:00 pm
JOAD Junior Olympic Archery Development @ Nebraka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
JOAD Junior Olympic Archery Development @ Nebraka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program 6:30 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Firearm Introduction to Safety and Marksmanship 6:45 pm
Firearm Introduction to Safety and Marksmanship @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 18 @ 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Firearm Introduction to Safety and Marksmanship @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
We will cover handguns and rifles, safety, care and marksmanship. Come ready to learn stance, grip, trigger control, sight alignment and sight picture, loading and unloading as well as how to handle misfires and malfunctions.[...]
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20 Target 3-D Shoot/Bow Sight-In Day 12:00 pm
20 Target 3-D Shoot/Bow Sight-In Day @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 19 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
20 Target 3-D Shoot/Bow Sight-In Day @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
The Nebraska Outdoor Education Center is holding a 20 target 3-D course and bow sight-in. Come sharpen your skills on our unique and custom 3-D range. Archery instructors will be on hand for assistance sighting[...]
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development 4:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program 6:30 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Ladies Day at the Range- Women with GRIT Series 6:30 pm
Ladies Day at the Range- Women with GRIT Series @ Outdoor Education Center
May 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Ladies Day at the Range- Women with GRIT Series @ Outdoor Education Center
Ladies Day at the Range Women with G.R.I.T. Series Women w/ G.uns R.anges I.nstruction T.raining Firearm safety (June class) a. Four rules of gun safety and why they’re important (use SIRT[...]
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Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Handgun Class 6:00 pm
Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Handgun Class @ Platte River State Park
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Handgun Class @ Platte River State Park
For any woman 11 & older who wants to learn how to shoot and increase their knowledge of archery, see a variety of women’s bows available, meet other women who shoot or just have fun.[...]
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Explore Archery 2:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebraska Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery and looking[...]
Explore Archery 4:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebrasaka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebrasaka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery and looking[...]
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Open House
Open House @ Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
May 22 all-day
Open House @ Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Come to the official open house of the Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex! Driving from Lincoln, Take I-80 East to Exit 426. At Exit 426 turn right on Highway 66 approximately 7 miles[...]
Pioneer Longrifle Rendezvous at Indian Cave State Park
Pioneer Longrifle Rendezvous at Indian Cave State Park @ Indian Cave State Park
May 22 all-day
More information to come! Club members will hold demonstrations.   A Park Entry Permit is required.
Season Opening Day for Fort Robinson Inn Restaurant at Fort Robinson State Park 4:00 pm
Season Opening Day for Fort Robinson Inn Restaurant at Fort Robinson State Park @ Fort Robinson State Park
May 22 @ 4:00 pm
Join us for the season opening of the Fort Robinson Inn Restaurant!   A Park Entry Permit is required.
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Pioneer Longrifle Rendezvous at Indian Cave State Park
Pioneer Longrifle Rendezvous at Indian Cave State Park @ Indian Cave State Park
May 23 all-day
More information to come! Club members will hold demonstrations.   A Park Entry Permit is required.
Summer Hours Begin!
Summer Hours Begin! @ Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
May 23 all-day
Summer Hours Begin! @ Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex
Summer Hours May 23 – August 9 Mon-Wed-Fri 12 pm- 6 pm Tue & Thur 4 pm -8 pm Sat & Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Season Opening Day for Activities at Fort Robinson State Park
Season Opening Day for Activities at Fort Robinson State Park @ Fort Robinson State Park
May 23 all-day
Join us at Fort Robinson State Park for season opening day for activities! Restuarant opens at 6:30am and the Booth opens at 7:30am.   More information to come.   A Park Entry Permit is required.
Early Bird Hike 7:00 am
Early Bird Hike @ Niobrara State Park
May 23 @ 7:00 am – 8:30 am
Niobrara State Park will be having and Early Bird Hike at 7:00am on May 23rd. Join Northeast Nebraska’s local expert birder Mark Brogie and Rebekah Jessen for a hike and bird identification program at the[...]
Migratory Bird Day at Indian Cave State Park 7:00 am
Migratory Bird Day at Indian Cave State Park @ Indian Cave State Park
May 23 @ 7:00 am
Be a part of Migratory Bird Day at Indian Cave State Park. Some of the things available will be: A 7am bird tour A fish fry at noon Bird observation and identification Kids can make[...]
Birding 8:30 am
Birding @ Platte River State Park
May 23 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Join us for a birding hike through Stone Creek – known for its fantastic migratory bird sightings (including the Louisiana Waterthrush!). The hike will end at an interpretive display at the park’s wildlife viewing blind.[...]
Living History Event at Fort Kearny State Historical Park 9:00 am
Living History Event at Fort Kearny State Historical Park @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
There will be living history demonstrations Memorial Day Weekend from 9-5.   Cannon firing will occur at 2pm.   A Park Entry Permit is required.
Memorial Day Weekend Fun! 9:00 am
Memorial Day Weekend Fun! @ Ponca State Park
May 23 @ 9:00 am
Have fun this Memorial Day Weekend at Ponca State Park! 9-11am Introduction to Archery; Shotguns; Pellet Rifles– The shooting complex will offer introductory courses on Pellet Rifles, Ar-chery and Shotguns. Participants will be able to[...]
Mist Netting and Bird Identification Program 10:00 am
Mist Netting and Bird Identification Program @ Niobrara State Park
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Gather at Niobrara State Park for an up-close birding experience. Local bird expert and certified bird bander Mark Brogie will be mist netting birds. Learn about the process of capturing and tagging songbirds and the[...]
Vintage Baseball Games 11:00 am
Vintage Baseball Games @ Arbor Lodge State Historical Park
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Experience America’s favorite pastime — the way your great-great-grandfather used to play it. Arbor Lodge State Historical Park in Nebraska City welcomes four teams — hailing from Lincoln, Colorado, St. Louis, and Topeka — to[...]
Buffalo Cookout with American Folk Music Presented by John & Susan McNeill 6:00 pm
Buffalo Cookout with American Folk Music Presented by John & Susan McNeill @ Niobrara State Park
May 23 @ 6:00 pm
Buffalo Cookouts and Entertainment at the Buffalo Cookout Shelter. Cookouts are held on select Saturday evenings. Programs are free and open to the public. Cookout meal will start serving at 6:00 p.m.; programs will follow[...]
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Pioneer Longrifle Rendezvous at Indian Cave State Park
Pioneer Longrifle Rendezvous at Indian Cave State Park @ Indian Cave State Park
May 24 all-day
More information to come! Club members will hold demonstrations.   A Park Entry Permit is required.
Living History Event at Fort Kearny State Historical Park 9:00 am
Living History Event at Fort Kearny State Historical Park @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
There will be living history demonstrations Memorial Day Weekend from 9-5.   Cannon firing will occur at 2pm.   A Park Entry Permit is required.
Memorial Day Weekend Fun! 9:00 am
Memorial Day Weekend Fun! @ Ponca State Park
May 24 @ 9:00 am
Memorial Day Weekend Fun! Have fun this Memorial Day Weekend at Ponca State Park! 9-11am Tomahawk/AtlAtl Throwing Clinic- Learn how to throw a tomahawk at a wood bull’s-eye or a atlatl at our mammoth or[...]
Sidewalk Chalk Art with Bird & Emerald Ash Borer Program 10:00 am
Sidewalk Chalk Art with Bird & Emerald Ash Borer Program @ Niobrara State Park
May 24 @ 10:00 am
Spend some time at Niobrara State Park! 10:00am – Sidewalk Chalk Art with Bird and Emerald Ash Borer program at the park office, participation gifts. A Park Entry Permit is required.
National Park Service Lewis and Clark Trunk Program 2:00 pm
National Park Service Lewis and Clark Trunk Program @ Niobrara State Park
May 24 @ 2:00 pm
Come join us at Niobrara State Park for a National Park Service Lewis and Clark Trunk program at the Buffalo Cookout Shelter. A Park Entry Permit is required.
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Living History Event at Fort Kearny State Historical Park 9:00 am
Living History Event at Fort Kearny State Historical Park @ Fort Kearny State Historical Park
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
There will be living history demonstrations Memorial Day Weekend from 9-5.   Cannon firing will occur at 2pm.   A Park Entry Permit is required.
Memorial Day Weekend Fun! 10:00 am
Memorial Day Weekend Fun! @ Ponca State Park
May 25 @ 10:00 am
Have fun this Memorial Day Weekend at Ponca State Park! 10 am Beginners Fishing Clinic– Tying knots, fish cleaning, safety concerns, fish ID, casting and other hands-on demonstrations will be presented. Meet at the Resource[...]
JOAD Junior Olympic Archery Development 1:00 pm
JOAD Junior Olympic Archery Development @ Nebraka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
JOAD Junior Olympic Archery Development @ Nebraka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program 6:30 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development 4:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 26 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
Family Fishing South Sioux City 6:00 pm
Family Fishing South Sioux City
May 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for family Fishing at Crystal Cove. Look for our colorful Fishing Trailer, where we will have rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing instructions. No experience necessary. The event is Free.[...]
Best Shot Camp 6:30 pm
Best Shot Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Best Shot Camp @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
Best Shot Camp is for new shooters Boys and girls ages 8 to 16. Campers will learn rifle marksmanship and gun safety. Each session there will be a lesson, hands-on firearms instruction, and a shooting[...]
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program 6:30 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
JOAD Junior and Adult Archery Level Development Program @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Ed Center
This USA Archery program runs quarter to quarter. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a minimum of 10 weeks. This program will include achievement awards, skill training and games with focus being on[...]
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Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Handgun Class 6:00 pm
Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Handgun Class @ Platte River State Park
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman Handgun Class @ Platte River State Park
For any woman 11 & older who wants to learn how to shoot and increase their knowledge of archery, see a variety of women’s bows available, meet other women who shoot or just have fun.[...]
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) 6:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option B) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - Central Classroom
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Boating Safety Course - Lincoln (Option B) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center - Central Classroom
This is the OPTION B home study review/test-out session ONLY. To prepare for this 3-hour test-out session, student may download study materials from our website.
Family Fishing Papillion 6:00 pm
Family Fishing Papillion
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for family Fishing at Halleck Park. Look for our colorful Fishing Trailer, where we will have rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing instructions. No experience necessary. The event is Free.[...]
Family Fishing West Point 6:00 pm
Family Fishing West Point
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for family Fishing at Neligh Park Lake. Look for our colorful Fishing Trailer, where we will have rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing instructions. No experience necessary. The event is[...]
UNL Archery Club Meeting and Practice 6:14 pm
UNL Archery Club Meeting and Practice @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 27 @ 6:14 pm – 7:14 pm
UNL Archery Club Meeting and Practice @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
 
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Explore Archery 4:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebrasaka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
May 28 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Explore Archery @ Nebrasaka Game & Parks Outdoor Ed Center
Explore Archery is a fun and perfect fit for archers of any age/ ability wanting to get involved in the sport of target archery. If you are new to the sport of archery and looking[...]
Family Fishing Lincoln 6:00 pm
Family Fishing Lincoln
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join us for family Fishing at Holmes Lake. Look for our colorful Fishing Trailer, where we will have rods and reels, as well as bait and fishing instructions. No experience necessary. The event is Free.[...]
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Bird Walk 8:30 am
Bird Walk @ Lake Wanahoo SRA
May 30 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us as we search for waterfowl, migratory birds and grassland birds at Lake Wanahoo. Bring your binoculars and get ready for a great hike and fantastic birding. Ages: All ages, children must be accompanied[...]
Kids Fishing and Water Expo 9:00 am
Kids Fishing and Water Expo @ Lake McConaughy State Recreation Area - Lake Ogallala
May 30 @ 9:00 am
More information to come! A Park Entry Permit is required.
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Spring Turkey Seasons Close
Spring Turkey Seasons Close
May 31 all-day
 
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) 12:00 pm
Boating Safety Course – Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
May 31 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Boating Safety Course - Lincoln (Option A) @ Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center
This is the Option A Class. This is a full 6-hour classroom course. NOTE: please bring a sack lunch, snack and drink.