Recreation notes for Nov. 29 | Recreation


Learn how to properly target your muzzleloader for the upcoming deer season. Ensure your rifle is zeroed prior to hunting to ensure responsible and ethical shooting in the field. This workshop is aimed at beginner hunters. Visit Nebraska Game and Parks on Wednesday, November 30 from 6-8 p.m. at the Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln. Participation is subject to a fee.

 An introduction to the safe use of firearms and standing rules.

 How to make oscilloscope adjustments.

 How to read shot placement on a target.

 Time at the shooting range Sighting in your rifle with Range Safety Officers.

To attend this workshop, you must have a Firearms Hunter Training Certificate or be over 29 years of age.

Bring your own gun and ammo. Equipment can be provided for those without them, including eye and hearing protection. Closed shirts and closed shoes are recommended.

Take First Shots on Thursday, December 1st at the Outdoor Education Center in Lincoln.

At a First Shots seminar you will receive:

 An educational introduction to the safe and recreational use of firearms.

 Individual and group training.

 An overview of shooting sports opportunities for all levels of interest.

 Opportunity to try shooting.

This seminar offers a small group for students aged 16 and over. All devices are present.

Attendees will receive a reward coupon for 30% off their next handgun course at the Outdoor Education Center. Pre-registration required.

Closed shirts and closed shoes are recommended.

Have you always wanted to learn how to shoot? Would you like to learn a little about guns? Not sure where to start? Try Rifle is your starting point. Join Nebraska Game and Parks on Saturday, December 3rd from 11am-12pm for this safe and first-time friendly program at Lincoln’s Outdoor Education Center, covering basic safety rules, handling demonstrations and launching techniques. Participants can shoot at the shooting range as part of this one hour course. And whether rifle shooting is your thing or not, students go home with the ability to stay safe and have fun wherever adventure takes them.

All equipment provided. Open to children from the age of eight and adults – ideal for families. Participation is subject to a fee. Closed shirts and closed shoes are recommended.

On Saturday, December 3, join Game and Parks for the 2022 Historic Christmas Dinner at the Fort Lodge at Fort Robinson State Park.

Dinner starts at 18:00. The meal consists of turkey, roast pork, dressing, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes and all the sides. The year we celebrate is 1922.

Put your tree decorating skills to the test and win a two-night cabin stay at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area near Crofton.

The competition is open from Saturday 3rd December to Monday 26th December with judging taking place on 27th – 29th December; One winner receives the prize for two nights in the cabin.

Entrants restricted to household units may decorate a tree along the park’s entrance driveway from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. more.

Then take a picture of the decorated tree and send it to [email protected] and tag @nebraskanortheastparks on Facebook. All decorations that are not wildlife friendly must be removed by January 8th.