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Proposed 2016-17 duck zone boundary changes
These proposed changes will be considered by the commissioners at their meeting in Fairbury on Friday, October 23. If approved, they will go into effect in the fall of 2016.
Waterfowl Hunters - Buy a Federal Duck Stamp Online
Waterfowl hunters, buy your Federal Duck Stamp without waiting until hunting season starts, or waiting in line at the post office. Buy your Duck Stamp conveniently online, along with your other licenses starting July 27, 2015. The electronic Federal Duck Stamp (Nebraska) is considered TEMPORARY and is legal to hunt with for up to 45 days from purchase, during which time you will get a physical stamp in the mail.
For every dollar generated by the sale of federal Duck Stamps, 98 cents goes directly to buy or lease wetland habitat for protection in the National Wildlife Refuge System. Proceeds have been used to purchase or lease about 5.6 million acres of wetland habitat on many of the more than 560 national wildlife refuges.
Visit the Federal Duck Stamp (Nebraska) page for more information.
What You Need to Know About Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N2
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 has been confirmed in wild, captive, commercial and backyard birds in 21 states since December 2014. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA APHIS) has confirmed 223 detections of HPAI H5 in backyard and commercial poultry in 15 states, with over 48 million birds affected as of early July 2015. No new outbreaks have been reported in poultry since mid-June. However, agriculture and industry representatives anticipate a possible resurgence in fall 2015. Here's What You Need to Know About Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza H5N2
Waterfowl hunters help prevent the spread of invasive species