04/19/2018 - Nebraska Game And Parks To Meet At Fort Robinson
The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission will consider recommendations for 2018 deer, antelope and elk hunting seasons when it meets Thursday, April 19 at Fort Robinson State Park. The meeting will begin at 8:00 am at the Buffalo Barracks. Staff also will recommend the creation of regulations for a passage peregrine falcon trapping season. If approved, licensed falconers would have the opportunity to capture a limited number of migrant juvenile peregrines during a short period in fall. Captured birds would be trained and used in falconry.
Also on the agenda are staff recommendations to:
-- approve the 2018 Nebraska Game and Parks Policy Manual;
-- establish fees for select activities and facilities at Eugene T. Mahoney, Platte River and Ponca state parks;
-- approve an agreement for the sale and purchase of the Spencer Hydro Facility, which is located in a portion of Holt and Boyd counties.
The Commission also will hear staff updates regarding mountain lion public informational meetings, aquatic habitat projects at Fort Robinson, a fishing forecast for Game and Parks’ northwest district, and an environmental report. A complete meeting agenda can be found at http://outdoornebraska.gov/commissioners/.