A bull elk harvested by a Seward girl in September is not only the new non-typical record for Nebraska, it also ranks 16th in the all-time world records maintained by the Boone and Crockett Club.
Celebrate the season with winter, holiday fun at Ponca SP. Now through the last day of winter, the park offers a variety of seasonal events for families.
Mule deer harvest has increased for the third consecutive year to 8,486 (up 2 percent) and is on track to beat the 2008 record of 9,115 adult bucks.
The Panhandle Conservation Club of Scottsbluff has pledged $1,000 to match the $1,000 being offered by the Nebraska Wildlife Crimestoppers program.
The large bull elk was found in a wheat field along Squaw Mound Road southeast of Crawford, believed to have been killed the night of Saturday, Nov. 12.
The opening two days of the Nebraska’s firearm deer season started off strong, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Hunters are invited to donate deer to the ‘Hunters Helping the Hungry’ (HHH) program this fall so ground venison may be provided to Nebraskans in need.
The Nov. 12 opener of firearm deer season is approaching and excitement and anticipation are building for Nebraskans.
Nebraska youth got to experience an upland hunt as adult mentors took them afield for the state’s special youth pheasant hunt Oct. 22-23.
While hunters reported seeing good numbers of birds, unseasonably warm, dry weather over much of the state negatively affected hunter success.
The statewide Nebraska pheasant, quail and partridge season is Oct. 29 – Jan 31. Permits are available at OutdoorNebraska.org.
The conference aims to bring landowners and fire professionals together to facilitate the discussion of challenges and successes with prescribed burning.
The Farm Service Agency has several Continuous Conservation Reserve Program options available to Nebraska producers on a first-come, first-served basis.
Each year the Nebraska Wildlife Crimestoppers hosts only one event to help raise funds for the rewards they provide to protect wildlife.
Alicia Hardin has been selected as the wildlife division administrator for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.
Nebraskans can support wildlife and conservation education in the state by purchasing a special vehicle license plate.
This year marks the 20th anniversary of Nebraska’s mentored youth hunting program, which has grown to be one of the largest in the nation.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is monitoring the movement of a bull moose through northeastern Nebraska.
Youth ages 15 and younger are encouraged to participate in special youth pheasant hunts during the Oct. 22-23 statewide youth pheasant, quail and partridge season.
The report shows mallard numbers are near record highs and the estimated green-winged teal population is the highest since estimates began in 1955.
The hunting season for pheasant, quail and partridge is Oct. 29 – Jan. 31, 2017. The grouse season is Sept. 1 – Jan. 31, 2017. Hunting permits may be purchased at OutdoorNebraska.org.
Summer is winding down, and that means it’s time to gear up for fall hunting. Nebraska’s archery season for deer, and small game seasons for rabbits, doves, snipe, rail and grouse open Sept. 1.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission adopted fee increases to some permits and stamps at its meeting Aug. 18 in Broken Bow.
Hunters may begin donating deer to the Hunters Helping the Hungry (HHH) program Sept. 1 at 18 processor locations around the state.
August is a great time to obtain Hunter Education certification in Nebraska. With hunting seasons are on the horizon, courses are forming and filling up.
The annual Nebraska Youth Smallbore Silhouette Invitational will be held Sept. 24 at Pressey Wildlife Management Area in central Nebraska.
Enjoy family time and learning new skills at the Becoming an Outdoors-Family program on Aug. 12-14 at Fort Kearny State Recreation Area.
Nebraska’s upland bird harvest saw a big increase between the 2014 and 2015 seasons, and hunter participation was up as well, there are big expectations for this season.
A women’s clinic teaching the safe use and ownership of guns is scheduled for Sept. 10 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln.
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s communications staff won seven awards at the Association of Conservation Information annual conference held July 11-14 in Lake Tahoe, Nev.
Reenactors will portray the days’ events from 1824 during living history weekend July 2-3 at Fort Atkinson State Historical Park (SHP).
Enjoy a fun and safe day of competitive shooting for the entire family at the Rimfire Steel Plate Fun Shoot at Platte River State Park (SP) on July 16.
A health advisory remains in effect at Harlan County Reservoir in Harlan County after high levels of toxic blue-green algae were detected earlier this week.
Learn about leather working, bats, raptors and Teddy Roosevelt during a new speaker series this summer at Two Rivers State Recreation Area (SRA).
Become a citizen scientist and help professionals learn more about two Nebraska butterfly species in decline – the monarch and the regal fritillary.
Jake Cockle of Plattsmouth won the inaugural Director’s Cup Archery Tournament on June 5 at the Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center.
One male peregrine falcon chick from the nest box near the top of the Nebraska Capitol building was banded and given a checkup on Tuesday, June 7.
Recreational users of the Missouri River now have an interactive guide available to aid them in navigation and planning outdoor adventures – the Missouri River Outdoor Recreation Access
Maxwell Johansson of the Ashland 4-H trap team was the winner in 16-yard targets in the senior high division of the 47th Annual Cornhusker Trapshoot on Friday. He shot a perfect score of 75 and…..
Billy Miller of Blair relied on consistency during a weekend of inconsistent conditions to top the field in the 47th annual Cornhusker Trapshoot on Saturday at the Nebraska Trapshooting…..