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(Neb.)-Free Programs Offered At Chadron State And Fort Robinson State Parks

By: Chris Fankhauser Posted at: 07/24/2013 11:33 AM

(Chadron)-From bats to bison, people looking to expand their knowledge of the outdoors have the opportunity to participate in a series of free naturalist programs at northwestern Nebraska’s two state parks in the coming days.
 
Nebraska Game and Parks Commission staff members are guiding participants through the series of activities at Fort Robinson State Park west of Crawford and Chadron State Park south of Chadron.
 
For details about each session, people can call or visit one of the park offices (Fort Robinson State Park, 308-665-2900 and Chadron State Park, 308-432-6167). A park entry permit is required for vehicles to enter the parks.
 
Wednesday, July 24, Fort Robinson: “Dip netting” 3 p.m.; “Feathered Friends” 7 p.m.;  “Creatures of the Night” 9 p.m.
 
Thursday, July 25, Fort Robinson: “Nature Hike” 9 a.m.; “Tracks, Scat and Furs” 11 a.m.; “Knot-tying” 1 p.m.; “Bison” 3 p.m.
 
Friday, July 26, Chadron: “Turkey Talk” 2 p.m.; “Tomahawks” 4 p.m.; Paleontology Presentation by Hudson-Meng Bison Bonebed staff, 7 p.m.
 
Saturday, July 27, Chadron: “Fire Building” 3 p.m.; “Outdoor Cooking” 5 p.m.; “Fly Fishing” 7 p.m.; “Creatures of the Night: Bats” 9 p.m.
 
(Information courtesy Nebraska Game & Parks)


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