Public will be given a chance to ask questions of the candidates running for the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District or County Commissioner
Lincolnites have the opportunity to learn more about candidates running for Lancaster County Commissioner and the Board of Directors for the Lower Platte South Natural Resources District. The forum dates are as follows:
Lower Platte South NRD Sub Districts 8 & 9
When: August 18th at 6 p.m.
Where: Gere Library, 2400 S 56th St, Community Room 1
County Commissioner District 5
When: August 25th at 6 p.m.
Where: Anderson Library, 3635 Touzalin Ave.
Lower Platte South NRD Sub District 5, 6 & 10
When: September 8th at 6 p.m.
Where: Walt Library, 6701 S 14th St, Community Room 1
Those in attendance may write their questions on a notecard provided by the coalition. These questions will then be asked by the forum’s moderator and directed toward the candidates. This is a great opportunity for voters to learn more about the candidates and communicate concerns and issues the public find important.
Candidate Forum Coalition
A coalition of non-profit community organizations have organized candidate forums to feature the candidates to help educate and empower the public. The coalition is comprised of Friends of Wilderness Park, Nebraska League of Conservation Voters, Wachiska Audubon, NeighborWorks Lincoln and Bluestem Sierra Club.
CALLING ALL PHOTOGRAPHERS: Capture the Wild of Wilderness Park Photo Contest
Application Deadline: Friday, August 15th, 2014
Please print, fill out and send in the below application with your photos of Wilderness Park.
Through the generosity of more than 30 donors, we raised $1,897 for Friends of Wilderness Park during Give to Lincoln Day on Thursday, May 29th! Thank you for supporting our organization.
Overall, 13,193 donors contributed $2,672,481 to 305 area non profits, besting last year for a new record sum.
Please consider donating to Friends of Wilderness Park during this city-wide fundraising event. Visit this link to learn more. Thank you!
Want to have a piece of Wilderness Park in your backyard? Well then take a look at the native varieties in this catalog. All orders must be received by Friday, April 25th. Plant pickup will be 1-4 p.m. Saturday, May 31st at Finke Gardens and Nursery, 500 N.66th Street.
Feel free to download and print the order form below.
On Saturday, April 19th, from noon to 3 p.m. in the Day Camp area of Wilderness Park, Friends of Wilderness Park invites the Lincoln Community to come together and fill the beautiful grassy field in Wilderness Park with family, food and picnic blankets! Activities and games for all ages will be hosted by Nature Camp Counselors along with opportunities to sign up for Wilderness Park Nature Camp will be available!
At 2pm, an amazing Egg Hunt will ensue with prizes to attractions and area businesses across the city, with the grand prize being a scholarship to Wilderness Park Wilderness Nature Camp!
Lincolnites of all ages are invited to picnic with friends and family and the natural community in Wilderness Park.
Please bring your own food, beverage, picnic and egg hunting accessories!
The Wilderness Park Day Camp Area is located at South 1st Street, just north of Calvert and is accessible from Pioneers Boulevard. There will be signs to help you find your way!
The Friends of Wilderness Park is committed to preserving the long-term sustainability and ecological integrity of Wilderness Park through proactive education, preservation, and community cooperation.
For more information, contact event coordinator Adam Hintz at 402-421-8464 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please submit the following application and one letter of recommendation from a non-family member. Complete application must be postmarked April 30, 2014 to be eligible for consideration. You may download this application by clicking the download link below this form. Good luck!
Dear Friend of Wilderness Park:
Please consider taking this survey that will help inform a better understanding of public interest in visitor education at Wilderness Park. The anonymous survey will ask up to 15 questions and should take 8 minutes or less to complete. Thanks!