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Celebrate Nebraska’s Wildlife at the Wild Experience Room

LINCOLN – Join Audubon Nebraska in celebrating Nebraska’s wildlife and natural resources at the 5th Annual Wild Experience Room on March 22 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Kearney Holiday Inn Convention Center.

The event will feature educational stations to engage children and families in nature activities. Visitors will be able to investigate and touch live animals, explore Nebraska’s birds and create their own unique bird species, examine furs of Nebraska mammals, test their knowledge with Nebraska Wildlife Jeopardy, learn about reptiles and more. Live raptors from Nebraska Raptor Recovery will visit the event from 11 a.m.-noon.

Additionally, those visitors can ride a trolley from the Wild Experience Room to visit sandhill cranes in the wild. The cost of the trolley ride is $3 per person and reservations are required. Call Chris Thody at 402-797-2301.

The free Wild Experience Room is sponsored by Audubon Nebraska and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, with help from several groups.

 

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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