NFH will be at the Missouri River Outdoor Expo

The Nebraska Fur Harvesters will be at the annual Missouri River Outdoor Expo at Ponca State Park, September 18th and 19th, 2021.

With over 90 hands-on activities featuring outdoor education, sports and recreation, there is something for everyone to touch, see and do. Guided shuttles run continuously to three locations within the park — Resource & Education Center, Eric Wiebe Shooting Complex & Riverfront.

The Missouri River Outdoor Expo is the largest outdoor expo in the Midwest. Thousands of people visit yearly.

This free family friendly weekend is made possible through the support of generous sponsors, educational exhibitors, over hundreds of dedicated volunteers, and thousands of visitors.

Fall Convention Still Scheduled For September 25th and 26th, 2020

At the spring meeting held August 2 in Albion, it was decided that the convention should still be held in North Platte.  This decision was unanimously voted on by the attending members at the meeting.  The convention is still contingent upon the approval of our event plan by the West Central District Health Department.

Please keep checking the facebook page and website for the most current information on the convention.  Also, keep in mind, as these crazy times seem to change day-by-day, current events of the day could cause the convention to be cancelled up to the day of.

River Otter Delisted In Nebraska

In a textbook example of management by science – not emotion, The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission approved removing river otters from the threatened and endangered species list in the state.

It was determined that the population of otters in the state would support being removed from the threatened and endangered species list.  Nebraska trappers are still hopeful that someday there will be a season on otters in some form, and this action paves the way to that goal.

You can read the full article on the Lincoln Journal Star Website here.

You can also read a little bit about a study that UNL did on the abundance of river otters in Nebraska by clicking this link.