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Pheasants Forever Hosts Their 28th State Habitat Meeting in Kearney, NE
 Kearney, NE - This past weekend’s 28th annual State Habitat Meeting brought in a record attendance of almost 300 participants. “We are thrilled with the number of attendees this year as we strive to offer something for everyone at this event,” said Kelsi Wehrman, Pheasants Forever State Coordinator in Nebraska. “The entire weekend was a huge
Legislative Session: LB126
 Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever along with other Nebraska conservation groups watch legislative activity that impacts wildlife and conservation. LB126 has caught our attention as this bill will impact hunting access and funding for habitat and conservation. LB 126, titled: Provide for Special Landowner Deer Hunting Permits as Prescribed w
The Thrill of the Hunt: Mentors Create Lasting Memories for University of Nebraska-Lincoln Students
Lincoln, NE – September 30th, 2018 – The Big Red Chapter of Pheasants Forever recently hosted 22 student participants as part of Nebraska’s first collegiate Learn to Upland Hunt event. Volunteer student mentors were paired with a student mentee participant and spent the day teaching students about firearm safety, upland hunting, and conservation et
Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day September 22nd, 2018
Congress established National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) to recognize hunters and anglers for their leadership in fish and wildlife conservation. Since launching in 1971, each fourth Saturday in September is set aside as NHF Day. This year’s NHF Day is set for September 22 with retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.serving as honorary chai
Nebraska’s Jerrod Burke Elected to Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever National Board of Directors
St. Paul, Minn. – Aug. 29, 2018 – Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever announce Jerrod Burke of Curtis, Nebraska, has been elected to the organization’s National Board of Directors. Burke, a Life Member of “The Habitat Organization” and a major advocate for habitat conservation efforts in his home state of Nebraska, joins Pheasants Forever’s 17-memb
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Pheasants Forever Hosts Their 28th State Habitat Meeting in Kearney, NE

Kearney, NE - This past weekend’s 28th annual State Habitat Meeting brought in a record attendance of almost 300 participants. “We are thrilled with the number of attendees this year as we strive to offer something for everyone at this event,” said Kelsi Wehrman, Pheasants Forever State Coordinator in Nebraska. “The entire weekend was a huge success.” The State Habitat ...
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Legislative Session: LB126

Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever along with other Nebraska conservation groups watch legislative activity that impacts wildlife and conservation. LB126 has caught our attention as this bill will impact hunting access and funding for habitat and conservation. LB 126, titled: Provide for Special Landowner Deer Hunting Permits as Prescribed was introduced January 10th, 2019 by Senator Hughes. Short summary: Issue ...
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The Thrill of the Hunt: Mentors Create Lasting Memories for University of Nebraska-Lincoln Students

Lincoln, NE – September 30th, 2018 – The Big Red Chapter of Pheasants Forever recently hosted 22 student participants as part of Nebraska’s first collegiate Learn to Upland Hunt event. Volunteer student mentors were paired with a student mentee participant and spent the day teaching students about firearm safety, upland hunting, and conservation ethics. “The purpose of the day was ...
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Celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day September 22nd, 2018

Congress established National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHF Day) to recognize hunters and anglers for their leadership in fish and wildlife conservation. Since launching in 1971, each fourth Saturday in September is set aside as NHF Day. This year’s NHF Day is set for September 22 with retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.serving as honorary chairman. Pheasants Forever and Quail ...
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Nebraska’s Jerrod Burke Elected to Pheasants Forever & Quail Forever National Board of Directors

St. Paul, Minn. – Aug. 29, 2018 – Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever announce Jerrod Burke of Curtis, Nebraska, has been elected to the organization’s National Board of Directors. Burke, a Life Member of “The Habitat Organization” and a major advocate for habitat conservation efforts in his home state of Nebraska, joins Pheasants Forever’s 17-member board which meets quarterly and ...
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Nebraska invites hunters to upland bird hunting challenge

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska is inviting hunters to an upland bird hunting challenge. The Nebraska Upland Slam encourages hunters to try to kill a ring-necked pheasant, sharp-tailed grouse, greater prairie chicken and northern bobwhite. The challenge is sponsored by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, Pheasants Forever, Inc., and Quail Forever. Those who complete the Nebraska Upland Slam will ...
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Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever Receive Grants from Nebraska Environmental Trust

Nelson, NE – July 1st, 2018 – Pheasants Forever announces that it will receive $676,600 from the Nebraska Environmental Trust for the following programs; Corners for Wildlife (CFW), Grassland Improvement Program (GIP), Habitat Share, and the Mobile Prescribed Burn Unit & Education Outreach project. The Trust Board announced funding for the program at its spring meeting in Lincoln. These programs ...
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9:00 am Southeast Nebraska PF Golf Tourn... @ Hidden Acres Golf Course
Southeast Nebraska PF Golf Tourn... @ Hidden Acres Golf Course
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6:00 pm Food Plot Establishment & MCM Te... @ Beede Outdoors
Food Plot Establishment & MCM Te... @ Beede Outdoors
Jun 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
REGISTER HERE! 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 … Continue reading Food Plot Establishment & MCM Techniques
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11:00 am Conservation Contractor Work Opp... @ Curtis Community Center
Conservation Contractor Work Opp... @ Curtis Community Center
Jun 11 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
REGISTER HERE!  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 … Continue reading Conservation Contractor Work Opportunities
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8:30 am Grazing Lands & Prescribed Fire @ Moore/Shamrock Ranch
Grazing Lands & Prescribed Fire @ Moore/Shamrock Ranch
Jun 12 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
REGISTER HERE!  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 … Continue reading Grazing Lands & Prescribed Fire
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13
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9:30 am Intensive Grazing Management @ Sundstrom Family Ranch
Intensive Grazing Management @ Sundstrom Family Ranch
Jun 13 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
REGISTER HERE! 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 … Continue reading Intensive Grazing Management
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6:00 pm The Do’s & Don’ts of Mowing Ditc... @ ENREC UNL Extension
The Do’s & Don’ts of Mowing Ditc... @ ENREC UNL Extension
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
REGISTER HERE!  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 … Continue reading The Do’s & Don’ts of Mowing Ditches & the Like
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6:00 pm Family Nature Night @ Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center
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.  … Continue reading Family Nature Night

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