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Game and Parks September outdoor calendar

August 26, 2018

LINCOLN – The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in September. Get more event details at Calendar.OutdoorNebraska.gov. Visit OutdoorNebraska.org for a list of hunter education classes and boating safety classes.

Sept. 1 – Hunting seasons open for cottontail, jackrabbit, dove, snipe, grouse, rail, raccoon and opossum

Sept. 1 – Archery, Season Choice, River Antlerless Private Land Only, Statewide Whitetail Buck, Gifford Point Wildlife Management Area (WMA), Youth, and Landowner deer hunting seasons open

Sept. 1 – Archery bull elk season opens

September 1-3 – Nebraska State Fair, Grand Island

Sept. 1-9 – Early teal hunting season in High Plains Zone

Sept. 1-16 – Early teal hunting season in Low Plains Zone

Sept. 4 – Portions of some state recreation areas open to hunting through end of spring turkey season

Sept. 4-28 – Mountain lion lottery permit application period

Sept. 8 – Hooked for Life, Barnett Park, McCook

Sept. 8 – Birds and Bagels, Wildcat Hills SRA, Gering

Sept. 9 – Family Fishing Event, Riverside Pond, Scottsbluff

Sept. 15 – Fall turkey hunting season opens

Sept. 16 – Muzzleloader antelope season opens

Sept. 17 – Final day of participation in and postmark deadline for the Great Park Pursuit

Sept. 18 – Learn to Hunt: Basics of Hunting workshop, Nebraska Game and Parks Outdoor Education Center, Lincoln

Sept. 21 – Firearm bull elk season opens

Sept. 21 – Public land antlerless elk season opens

Sept. 22 – Woodcock hunting season opens

Sept. 29-30 – Youth waterfowl hunting season in Zones 2 and 4

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