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Muzzleloader Sight-in and Family Rendezvous
Sunday, October 12th, 2014 -10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Outdoor Heritage Education Complex Platte River State Park

Come enjoy a day of fall outdoor fun, including a firsthand look at muzzleloaders
and a chance to sight-in your muzzleloader before the hunting season

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A Morning Afield with NEBRASKAland Magazine
October 25, 2014 - Aksarben Aquarium/ Outdoor Education Center
7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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Participants will photograph alongside NEBRASKAland editor Jeff Kurrus at Aksarben Aquarium learning outdoor photography strategies both in the field and back in the classroom. Participants should bring their own photography equipment

Beyond BOW Workshop - Beginning Dutch Oven Cooking
Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center 4701 N 44th Street, Lincoln
Thursday, October 30
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost: $15.00
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Learn how to cook using Dutch Ovens with a Halloween twist.  Dutch ovens make it easy to enjoy a tasty outdoor meal, just like in the old days (or a witches caldron).  Instructors will share how to season, maintain temperature, cook with, basic tools, clean and store Dutch Ovens.  You will whip up an amazing meal, sure to be enjoyed by all goblins and ghouls. Pre-register by October  

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2015 Workshop Schedule

Experience Fort Robinson State Park - FULL
May 15-17, 2015, Crawford, NE

Enjoy Nebraska's beautiful pine ridge by hiking, horseback, and kayaking. Stay at Nebraska's most important historic site--Fort Robinson State Park. We will be hiking the challenging buttes and enjoying some great views.

Enjoy spending time at the pond for a fun afternoon of kayaking, and take the opportunity for a horseback ride through the scenic park trails. Come and enjoy a weekend of fun activities and breathtaking views! View Flyer

Beginning Canoeing Ladies Workshop
June 4, 2015 6:30 p.m., Wherspann Lake, Omaha

Anyone wanting to explore the sport of canoeing, we have the boat, paddle and life-jacket ready for you to learn how to canoe. This fun workshop will cover basic skills, safety, how to get in your canoe, launching and docking, equipment and team paddling.

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Beginning Kayaking Ladies Workshop
July 25, 2015, Lake Wanahoo

Anyone wanting to explore the sport of kayaking, we have the boat,
paddle and lifejacket ready for you to learn how to kayak. This fun three
hour workshop will cover basic skills, safety, how to get in your kayak,
launching and docking, equipment and general kayaking knowledge.
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Introduction to Trap, Skeet, 5-Stand and Sporting Clays
September, 2015 • Fort Kearny Shooting Range

Spend an afternoon on the shotgun range with the ladies. Learn basic shotgunning
or come touch up on your shooting skills. Workshop will include an introduction
to trap, skeet, 5-stand and sporting clays – main venues to shotgun entertainment.
Novice and experienced shooters are welcome to attend.
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Project WILD Workshops
Game and Parks Boating Classes

Start a Nature Group in Your Neighborhood!
Particpate in Game and Parks Workshops and Camps for Youth.
Watch NBC's Today Show Video on Nature Deficit Disorder


2012 Wildcat Hills Nature Center Educational Programs

Standardized Curriculum for Outdoor Learning.



Outdoor Discovery Program


Provide hands-on programs so all youth, novice or experienced, have the opportunity to explore new outdoor activities and recreational possibilities and learn new outdoor skills.


Game and Parks 20-Year Plan: Recruitment, Development and Retention in Nebraska - Conserving our Outdoor Heritage

To read more on this program plan view or download the .pdf file.


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