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Nebraska R3 Summit

nebraska r3 summit

On Saturday, August 17th, over 120 individuals gathered to talk about the future of hunting, angling, and shooting sports at the Nebraska R3 Summit.   As many know, the number of people participating in these time honored activities, is declining. As

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Posted in News and Resources, R3 Task Force

Brian Barry

Brian Barry

Our Volunteer Spotlight is on Brian Barry who is 31 years old. Born and raised in Omaha, he is a lifelong Husker fan and University of Nebraska – Lincoln Alum.  Now he owns an Allstate Agency in the area.  Brian

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Elk Depredation Tag

elk depredation tag

Nebraska Sportsmen’s Foundation (NSF) members, partners and fellow sportsmen thank you all for your inquiries, concerns and suggestions regarding the Nebraska Game & Parks (NGP) action on issuing an elk depredation tag for western Nebraska on September 27, 2019. The

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Posted in Legislation, News and Resources

Projects Completed

projects completed

Projects completed, multiple fall hunting seasons are now open and the weather is changing quickly.  We’re in the best part of the year and it feels great! We really hope to see some pics from the field this year coming

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Posted in Banquet News, News and Resources

Shooting Sports Month

shooting sports month

The BGCA had a fun event for National Shooting Sports Month at the Roger G Sykes Outdoor Heritage Complex at Platte River State Park.  We sponsored this event for new and old shooters. Of course, we want them to experience

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John Connell

Our Volunteer Spotlight is on John Connell who is a native Mississippian but his home and heart are in Nebraska.  He has been in Retail Management for over 25 years and has a passion for wildlife conservation.  Of course, John

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Sweat Equity

Though we always work and prep for our Annual Sportsmen’s Night held in January, this time of year is for sweat equity.  We’ve been working towards several projects this year that will benefit local public land properties and they are

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Busy Quarter

busy quarter

Busy Quarter Here at the Big Game Conservation Association we have had a very busy quarter.  The last couple of months have been filled with banquets, meetings, donations and a lot of volunteer involvement. We just wrapped up our 3rd

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Hunter Swanson

hunter swanson

Hunter Swanson – 2019 BGCA Scholarship Recipient Hunter Swanson is a senior at Arapahoe High School in Arapahoe, Nebraska. An avid outdoorsman, he has grown up in an environment that taught him the true importance of wildlife and habitat conservation.

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Jon Slaga – Volunteer Spotlight

jon slaga

Jon Slaga – Volunteer Spotlight Our Volunteer Spotlight is on Jon Slaga who is married to his wonderful wife, Bridget. Not to mention two fantastic kids, Emma and Cassidy. He is a warehouse manager in Omaha, Nebraska. If Jon is

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