PONCA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska storytelling is the subject of an August conference at Ponca State Park in northeast Nebraska.

Registration has opened for "150 years of Nebraska Storytelling: a Conference Celebrating Nebraska History through Literature," which is scheduled Aug. 6-8. Participants will explore Nebraska history and the art of storytelling through a series of educational experiences, including author presentations.

The conference fee is $85, with meals included. A 20 percent discount will be offered to students and educators commuting to the conference. Students and educators will get a 30 percent discount on park lodging.

Call the park at 402-755-2284 to register, reserve lodging or get more information. A park entry permit is required.

The park sits about a mile north of Ponca in Dixon County.