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Fishing permit fees improve North Platte lake

Jerry Kane, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission - Dec. 29, 2022

Anglers in Nebraska got a lot accomplished this year by just buying a fishing permit. Their purchase of a permit and the Aquatic Habitat Stamp that is included helped fund more than $8 million in improvements to lakes in Nebraska. North Platte’s I-80 Lake east of Iron Horse Park is an example. The south side […]

Fishing permit fees improve North Platte lake

Jerry Kane, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission -

Anglers in Nebraska got a lot accomplished this year by just buying a fishing permit. Their purchase of a permit and the Aquatic Habitat Stamp that is included helped fund more than $8 million in improvements to lakes in Nebraska. North Platte’s I-80 Lake east of Iron Horse Park is an example. The south side […]

Merritt Reservoir: Certified International Dark Sky Park

Jerry Kane, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission - Sep. 12, 2022

The state recreation area at Merritt Reservoir, renowned for its Sandhills location and providing spectacular astronomical views, has been certified as an International Dark Sky Park. Merritt has hosted the annual Nebraska Star Party each summer for 29 years, where professional and amateur astronomers converge to take advantage of a sky free of light pollution. […]

Merritt Reservoir: Certified International Dark Sky Park

Jerry Kane, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission -

The state recreation area at Merritt Reservoir, renowned for its Sandhills location and providing spectacular astronomical views, has been certified as an International Dark Sky Park. Merritt has hosted the annual Nebraska Star Party each summer for 29 years, where professional and amateur astronomers converge to take advantage of a sky free of light pollution. […]