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Classroom resources

Nebraska Game and Parks offers a diverse set of programs designed to provide Nebraskans with science-based information, education and opportunities.

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Education programs

From Trout in the Classroom to Project Beak, Nebraska Game and Parks offers a variety of science-based programs and curriculum for classrooms and schools to use.

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Lesson plans

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is dedicated to educating all Nebraskans about our wildlife, ecosystems and outdoor recreation, and we strive to make educational resources including numerous lesson plans and videos available to teachers across the state.

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Wildlife education trunks

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission provides trunks with educational and interactive materials designed to teach youth about birds and mammals. The trunks may be checked out at no charge to parents and educators.

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Service learning

Service learning combines learning goals and community service in ways that can enhance both student growth and the common good.

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Trail Tales

Trail Tales is a Nebraska-specific magazine produced for Nebraska’s fourth grade classrooms. Each issue focuses on Nebraska’s wildlife species, science concepts and more.

Other education resources

Outdoor Classrooms

Outdoor Classrooms

Learn why outdoor classrooms provide numerous health and educational benefits.

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Virtual education

Virtual education

Virtual education resources teach Nebraskans about wildlife, plants and natural resources.

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Watchable Wildlife Guides

Watchable Wildlife Guides

Regional wildlife ID guides available to download and print for free!

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Nebraska wildlife

Learn about Nebraska’s diverse wildlife, including our animas, fish and plants.

Nebraska habitat

Nebraska offers a diverse range of habitats, from wetlands to prairies, that support our wildlife and fish.