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Forest Fest 2020

The Nebraska Forest Service is announcing
a week of online activities during its annual “Forest Fest” celebration!

Save the Dates: September 20th - 26th, 2020

FaceBook logoBeginning Sunday, September 20thst
 Follow @NebraskaForests on social media for clues how you can win some Smokey Bear SWAG and other educational materials provided by the Nebraska Forest Service. The best #treeselfie submitted takes home a special prize! There will also be a virtual video tour and opportunities to engage directly with forestry staff about trees in your area.
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magnifying glassTuesday, September 22nd at 7:30 PM
Dubbed Forest-Tree-Via Night, this adults-only trivia contest challenges you to test your knowledge of Nebraska’s trees and forests. Participants will be able to earn points to win prizes, not to mention claiming the title as the biggest tree hugger in town! Space is limited and registration is required. Participants must be 21 to join.

Register here

people logoThursday, September 24th at 2:30 PM
  Join NFS during your afternoon to meet Nebraska State Forestry Professionals, ask all of your tree related questions, and learn about the cutting edge forestry and research work being done both at Horning State Farm and throughout Nebraska by the Nebraska Forest Service. The foresters will give brief presentations of their work via zoom with time for questions from attendees.

Register here
campfire logoSaturday, September 26th at 7:00 PM
Rounding out the week, the NFS will host a Campfire and S’mores Storytime. Listen to campfire stories, learn about nature, and make s’mores while watching the sunset. Be one of the first 50 participants to register and you will receive your own complimentary official NFS S’mores Kit to make during the event. S’mores kits will be mailed in advance, but supplies are limited so sign up soon! Registration is required to attend.

Register here