Pheasants Forever Nebraska

Calendar

May
11
Sat
Grassland Bird Banding Workshop @ Heron Haven
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am
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Grassland Bird Banding Workshop:
Join us as we work with a certified bird bander to capture songbirds utilizing mist nets. Participants will have the opportunity to watch and release birds. Learn how PF/QF works to enhance habitat to benefiting a variety of wildlife, including grassland birds.

May
18
Sat
Bird Day at Fort Atkinson @ Fort Atkinson SHP
May 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Bird Day at Fort Atkinson:
Enjoy a full schedule of events relating to birds of Nebraska including bird talks, a bird habitat tour, building bird houses and “suet cones”, and even a migration game. Bring your own sack lunch and find out how to get involved with birds. All ages welcome.

 

 

Jun
6
Thu
Food Plot Establishment & MCM Techniques @ Beede Outdoors
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Food Plot Establishment & MCM Techniques: 
Tour will focus on methods of establishing food plots and demonstrate techniques implemented for CRP’s Mid-Contract-Management including burning, chemical suppression, disking and interseeding wildflowers. A follow-up session  is planned on September 19th from 5 to 7pm to evaluate results.

Jun
11
Tue
Conservation Contractor Work Opportunities @ Curtis Community Center
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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Conservation Contractor Work Opportunities:
Tour will highlight opportunities to become a conservation work contractor and learn about additional contractor opportunities.  Hear about biological benefits to the projects and an in depth look at wildlife management techniques promoted by local biologists.

 

Jun
12
Wed
Grazing Lands & Prescribed Fire @ Moore/Shamrock Ranch
Jun 12 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

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Grazing Lands & Prescribed Fire:
This tour, in partnership with the Nebraska Grazing Lands Coalition, will feature producers with 30+ years intensive grazing management and topics on profitability, prescribed fire, cedar control, landowner burn associations, and more. Free lunch provided. Evening meal to follow.  Pre-register deadline June 5.

 

Jun
13
Thu
Intensive Grazing Management @ Sundstrom Family Ranch
Jun 13 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

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Intensive Grazing Management: 
This tour will feature the working ranch of the Russ Sundstrom Family. Topics include mob grazing, prescribed fire, cedar management, wildlife and more. See how the Sundstrom family incorporates wildlife benefits along with ranching practices, profitability and more. Lunch provided.

 

Jun
18
Tue
The Do’s & Don’ts of Mowing Ditches & the Like @ ENREC UNL Extension
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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The Do’s & Don’ts of Mowing Ditches & the Like:
Where row cropping is the dominant landscape use, this tour will focus on the importance of non-ag acres including ditches, grassed waterways, and other odd pockets and necessary improvements for added wildlife, pollinator, erosion, and water quality benefits.

 

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

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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

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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

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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.