NGPC News Release: Commission Meeting, BOW, Morel Mile
Commissioners to Consider Big Game Changes
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Game and Parks Board of Commissioners will consider changes to big game regulations when they meet March 8 in Kearney. The meeting starts at 8 a.m. at the Fairfield Inn and Suites, 510 Talmadge St.
The public hearing on proposed big game changes starts at 8:45 a.m.
The board also will consider adding Ash Hollow and Rock Creek Station state historical parks to the list of parks that allow hunting. That public hearing is at 8:30 a.m.
Agency staff will show a brief video to the board. The video is an outreach effort to build appreciation for the fishing, wildlife and recreation opportunities of the Niobrara River.
Also on the agenda are appearances by Mark Harrell of the Nebraska Forest Service and Keith Cline of the Northern Nebraska Special Youth Challenge.
Beyond BOW Adventures Scheduled
LINCOLN, Neb. – The Nebraska Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program has several outdoor adventures planned for women this spring.
On March 16 there will be a beginner bird-watching workshop at Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium. On the same day there will be tank float down the Middle Loup River in the Sandhills.
There will be a fly-fishing workshop March 30 at the aquarium and on April 6-7 a trip to the Sandhills to view sharptail grouse and prairie chickens.
Register at www.NebraskaBOW.com.
Morel Mile, 5K at Indian Cave State Park
LINCOLN, Neb. – Indian Cave State Park will host the Morel Mile and 5K Run on April 20. Both runs start at 8 a.m., with registration open at 7 a.m. The cost is $15 if registering by April 15 and $20 after. A T-shirt is included. Call the park at 402-883-2575.