Nebraska: Youth Fishing and Hunting Instructor Training Scheduled

Workshops are scheduled for adults who want to become certified
as volunteer youth fishing instructors for the Youth Fishing
Program, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission.

Certified instructors will learn how to put on fishing programs,
derbies and club activities for children and families. Instructors
will have the use of free fishing tackle and educational resources
at clinics. They also will have access to free camping at state
parks when volunteering as a fishing host.

Andrea Faas, Game and Parks aquatic education specialist, will
share materials, resources, tips, group management skills,
important fishing topics, and plans for leading youth fishing
activities.

The free, two-hour workshops will be:

Gretna – Aug. 6, Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium, 9 a.m.

Lincoln – Aug. 8, Hunter Education Office, 4817 N. 56th St.,
Ste. 1., 6 p.m.

Scottsbluff – Aug. 25, Scottsbluff Public Library, 1809 3rd
Ave., 6 p.m.

Norfolk – Aug. 29, Norfolk Police Department, 202 N. 7th St., 6
p.m.

Beatrice – Sept. 26, Homestead National Monument, 6 p.m.

Contact Faas at 402-332-3901 or andrea.faas@nebraska.gov to
register.

Hunter Education Instructor Training Scheduled in
McCook

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will train apprentice
volunteer firearm hunter education instructors Aug. 18 at Peace
Lutheran Church, 411 E. 6th St., McCook. The training is from 6-9
p.m.

Registration deadline is the day before the workshop. To
register, visit huntsafenebraska.org, then click on the link
Register for Outdoor Skills Events and Workshops, or contact Hunter
Education Coordinator Mike Streeter at 402-471-6134 or
mike.streeter@nebraska.gov.

 

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