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The following is a listing of Nebraska Game and Parks Commission events and important dates in April:
April 1 – Light Goose Conservation Order ends in Zone 2
April 1-14 – Application period for archery paddlefish permits
April 2 – Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children, York Elementary School, 1501 Washington Ave., York, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
April 4 – Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children, Nebraska Wesleyan University, 5000 St. Paul Ave., Lincoln, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
April 6 – Youth shotgun season opens for spring turkey hunting
April 6 – Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children, Dodge County Extension, 1206 W. 23rd St., Fremont, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
April 6-7 – Platte River Art Show, Eugene T. Mahoney State Park (SP), Ashland, 402-944-2523
April 11 – Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children, Lincoln Children’s Museum, 1420 P St., Lincoln, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
April 13 – Shotgun season opens     for spring turkey hunting
April 13-14 – Living history, Fort Hartsuff State Historical Park (SHP), Burwell, 308-346-4715
April 14 – Light Goose Conservation Order ends in zones 1 and 3
April 15 – Application period begins for multi-species Super Tag lottery permit
April 18 – Project WILD Workshop: Exploring Nature Through Classroom Activities K-12, Chadron State College, 1000 Main St., Chadron, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
April 19 – Sportsmen Assisting Nebraska’s Disabled Sportsmen Banquet and Fundraiser, Omaha, sandsusa.org
April 20 – Earth Day, Ponca SP, Ponca, 402-755-2284
April 20 – Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman geocaching workshop, Eugene T. Mahoney SP, Ashland, 402-944-2523
April 20 – Indian Cave Outdoor Adventure, Indian Cave SP, Shubert, 402-883-2575
April 26 –Game and Parks offices closed in observance of Arbor Day
April 26-28 – Arbor Day Celebration, Arbor Lodge SHP, Nebraska City, 402-873-7222
April 26-28 – Women’s Turkey Hunt Camp, South-Central 4-H Camp, Alma, 402-471-6144
April 27 – Beyond Becoming an Outdoors-Woman horseback riding, shooting and outdoor cooking, Platte River SP, Louisville, 402-471-5547
April 27 – Roger G. Sykes Outdoor Heritage Education Complex open on weekends through May 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Platte River SP, Louisville, 402-471-5547
Contact Game and Parks at 402-471-0641 or visit OutdoorNebraska.org for updates and more information, including lists of boater, hunter and bow hunter education classes.