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SUNDAY

Exhibit — Winter Fun, Arbor Lodge State Historical Park, Nebraska City.

Hunting seasons close — duck and coot, Zones 2 and 3, High Plains Unit.

WEDNESDAY

Workshop — prescribed burn training workshop, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Office, 444 Cherry Creek Road. Fee: $10, includes lunch and training materials. Register at NebraskaPF.com or call 308-850-8395.

Hunting seasons close — November late doe/fawn antelope, fall turkey, pheasant, quail, partridge, grouse, squirrel.

SATURDAY

Shooting event — 300-yard benchrest match, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Lincoln Izaak Walton League. Mike Shapoval, 402-420-5763, mike10shapoval@windstream.net.

Birding event — Birds and Binoculars, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park, Ashland.

Hunting season opens — white-fronted goose.

FEB. 7

Shooting event — Izaak Walton new member orientations, Lincoln Izaak Walton League. Also Feb. 21, March 7 and 21. Natalie Keaschall, 402-560-7750 or ikes.lincoln@gmail.com.

FEB. 10

Meeting — Pheasants Forever state habitat meeting, Kearney.

FEB. 11

Hunting seasons close — statewide light goose; white-fronted goose; dark goose in East, Platte River, Panhandle and Niobrara units.

FEB. 12

Hunting season opens — light goose conservation order.

FEB. 18

Shooting event — IHMSA indoor air pistol silhouettes, 8-11 a.m., Lincoln Izaak Walton League. Ed Mundorf, 402-217-9234, emundorf@windstream.net.

FEB. 20

Meeting — Nebraska Game and Parks Commission fisheries public information meeting, including an overview of the 2018 fishing forecast, special project updates, a report on potential regulation changes and staff members to take questions and feedback; 6-8 p.m., Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, 4703 N. 44th St.

FEB. 21

Shooting event — Izaak Walton new member orientations, Lincoln Izaak Walton League. Also March 7 and 21. Natalie Keaschall, 402-560-7750 or ikes.lincoln@gmail.com.

FEB. 22-25

Boat, Sports and Travel Show — CenturyLink Center Omaha.

FEB. 23

Banquet and auction — Cornhusker Chapter Pheasants Forever, doors open 5:30 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. Lancaster Event Center, 84th Street and Havelock Avenue. For tickets, contact Aaron Svik at 402-890-0631 or shopteacher22@yahoo.com, or visit cornhuskerpf.org.

FEB. 28

Hunting seasons close — cottontail and jackrabbit.

Hunting and trapping seasons close — bobcat, raccoon, Virginia opossum, long-tailed weasel, mink, red fox, gray fox and badger.

MARCH 3

Workshop — citizen science for elementary, middle school and after-school educators and providers; 12:30 p.m., Papio-Missouri River Natural Resources District office, Omaha. Free. Register: Contact Jamie Bachmann (Jamie.bachmann@nebraska.gov); provide the name of the school/organization and ages/grades of students.

MARCH 7

Shooting event — Izaak Walton new member orientations, Lincoln Izaak Walton League. Also March 21. Natalie Keaschall, 402-560-7750 or ikes.lincoln@gmail.com.

MARCH 21

Shooting event — Izaak Walton new member orientations, Lincoln Izaak Walton League. Natalie Keaschall, 402-560-7750 or ikes.lincoln@gmail.com.

APRIL 12

Banquet — Nebraska Big Game Society, 6:15 p.m., Wilderness Ridge Golf Club, 1800 Wilderness Woods Place. Dinner $60 for an individual or $500 for a table of eight. Call 402-430-9191 or email NBGS11@gmail.com for tickets. The society will auction a Nebraska bull elk tag at 7:15 to raise money for preserving elk herds and hunting opportunities in the state. Contact the society at the previous number or email by 5 p.m. April 5 if you wish to bid by phone.

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Jane Swanson handles calendars and is a news clerk.

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