5.7.13 Morning Outdoor Files


      Upcoming outdoor events:

      Fort Kearny State Recreation Area is holding their annual Outdoor Discover Day Saturday, May 11. Attendees will get a chance to experience many different outdoor activities for free, but an annual or daily park entry pass is needed to get into the park. Leashed dogs are also invited to the event. There will be dog competitions held during the event. Go to for more information.

      There will be a chance on Saturday, May 18 to go get in to any state park for free, no permit required. Interested individuals will also be allowed to fish without a permit. Many parks will be hosting special events for this day, such as fishing clinics.

      The next general signup for the Conservation Reserve Program is May 20 through June 14. To find a meeting near you, go online to

      Register your youth, ages 11-15, now for Outdoor Skills Camps. Go online to and click the education tab to register for the upcoming camps. Pickbetween these three: mid-June at the south central 4H camp near Alma, or inJuly at the Nebraska National forest near Halsey or the 4H camp south ofGretna.