Pheasants Forever Nebraska

Calendar

Jun
19
Wed
Family Nature Night @ Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center
Jun 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

REGISTER HERE! 
Family Nature Night:
 It’s Pollinator Week!  Join us for a night of fun learning about pollinators, habitat, and much more! Stations will be set up to make crafts and learn about Nebraska’s plants and animals.  Be prepared to get your hands dirty by making a pollinator ball to take home and plant in your garden.

 

Jun
20
Thu
Corners For Wildlife: Profitability, Resource Conservation, & Wildlife Habitat @ Trotters West Parking Lot
Jun 20 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

REGISTER HERE! 
Corners For Wildlife: Profitability, Resource Conservation, & Wildlife Habitat: 
More return on your investment, less water and pesticide use, and more wildlife. Come learn how enrolling some of your operation into this program can be a win-win. With Pollinator Week also on the calendar, we will be making a stop at a local pollinator site.

 

Pints & Pollinators @ Lazy Horse Brewing & Winery
Jun 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

REGISTER HERE!
Pints & Pollinators:
Join us for an evening of pollinators and cold beer. We will be talking about pollinator habitat and the importance of pollinators while enjoying locally brewed beer from Lazy Horse Brewing & Winery. We will also take a tour to look at some of the pollinator habitat on site and see what it is that makes good pollinator habitat.

 

Jun
26
Wed
Monarchs in the Classroom @ North Platte NRD
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
REGISTER HERE!
Monarchs in the Classroom: 
Learn about the importance of pollinator habitat for Monarchs and how you can incorporate this iconic butterfly into your grade school classroom curriculum for hands-on activities and civic science.

Jun
27
Thu
Managing the Eastern Sandhills for Profitable Ranching & Quality Wildlife Habitat @ Johnstown Fairgrounds North
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

REGISTER HERE! 
Managing the Eastern Sandhills for Profitable Ranching & Quality Wildlife Habitat: 
Tour will highlight challenges ranchers face with eastern redcedar encroachment.  Best management practices for both wildlife and ranching will be showcased along with prescribed fire results.  Working Lands For Wildlife program options will be discussed.

 

Improving your Grassland through the use of Prescribed Fire @ Johnson Community Center
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

REGISTER HERE! 
Improving your Grassland through the use of Prescribed Fire:
Tour will highlight how Prescribed fire can be beneficial in improving grassland for wildlife and grazing. It will highlight the RCPP Grassland program and the benefits that farmers can have from using it.

 

Take and Taste Thursday @ USDA Service Center
Jun 27 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

REGISTER HERE! 
Take and Taste Thursday:
Take some time out to join us for an evening of Nebraska wildflowers and pollinator education.  Plant ID, Make & Take Project, beverage and food tasting will round out the evening’s activities.

 

Jul
9
Tue
Wetland Conservation Along the River @ Ord USDA Service Center
Jul 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

REGISTER HERE!
Wetland Conservation Along the River: 
Riparian wetlands are home to a wide variety of wildlife. Join us to learn about different techniques to improve wetland wildlife habitat and programs that can assist with the costs and design of wetland projects. During this workshop, we will be touring several local wetland habitat projects.

 

Jul
16
Tue
Wetland Restoration and Management in the Rainwater Basin
Jul 16 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

REGISTER HERE! 
Wetland Restoration and Management in the Rainwater Basin:
Join us for an evening of good food and great conservation. We will discuss some of the wonders of the Rainwater Basin wetlands, restoration benefits, and proper management. In addition we will close out the event with a tour of a beautiful restored wetland.

 

Aug
28
Wed
Cover Crop Tour in Southwest Nebraska: Will cover crops work in your operation? @ 4-H Building
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

REGISTER HERE!
Cover Crop Tour in Southwest Nebraska: Will cover crops work in your operation?
Join us for a tour of cover crops in SW Nebraska and learn how they can fit into your farm or ranch operation. Many cover crop topics will be covered including grazing, wildlife use, soil health, NRCS programs, and much more.