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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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My First Year

my first year

My First Year With Hand Me Downs It was 2018 and this was my first year truly pursuing a spring turkey. I had bought a used blind in 2017, was using someone else’s gun, bought an inexpensive call from our

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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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Sportsmen Night

Sportsmen Night A Huge Success With the New Year, the Lincoln branch celebrated 2019 with their 5th Annual Lincoln Sportsmen Night held at the Pla Mor Ballroom.  For the second year in a row we were hit with snow the

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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

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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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Recruiting Women Hunters

recruiting women hunters

Recruiting Women Hunters – The Fastest Growing Segment As we continue to see a decline in the participation of hunting, one customer segment that many of us have started to focus on is recruiting women hunters. Currently, women are the

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Packed House

packed house

2018 Banquet Saw a Packed House We are less than two weeks out from the 5th Annual Lincoln Sportsmen’s Night! January 12, 2019 is the date and it will be held at the Pla Mor Ballroom.  You can visit our

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Youth Hunter Education Challenge

youth hunter education challenge

Youth Hunter Education Challenge A Huge Success During this time of year most of our members and supporters are taking to the field in pursuit of big game. We sincerely hope that you had a successful time in the field.

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Nebraska Conservation Roundtable

nebraska conservation roundtable

The Nebraska Conservation Roundtable provided testimony at the public interim hearing held by Senator Hughes. This hearing was in August concerning Eastern Red Cedar trees. The Roundtable recognized that many individual landowners, agencies and organizations are invested. They want to

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