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Nebraska Approves First Cougar Hunt
The Cougar Fund | 2013-07-29The Cougar Fund's reaction to Nebraska's decision to allow its first cougar hunt.
Nebraska hunters could be targeting mountain lions by next winter
David Hendee, World Herald | 2013-01-19Despite an estimated small cougar population, Nebraska may allow cougar hunting beginning next winter.
Hunt could thin growing mountain lion population
Brandon Nelson, Star Herald | 2013-01-29Last year’s widespread wildfires and a growing mountain lion population throughout the American West could prompt the first Nebraskan cougar-hunting season.
Nebraska HB747 Jan.27, 2010
Sara Carlson | 2010-01-26
Neb. lawmakers approve mountain lion hunting bill
USA Today | 2012-04-11Nebraska lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would allow for mountain lion hunting and create a state program that lets hunters donate deer meat to the hungry. Nebraska lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would allow for mountain lion hunting and create a state program that lets hunters donate deer meat to the hungry. Nebraska lawmakers passed a bill Wednesday that would allow for mountain lion hunting and create a state program that lets hunters donate deer meat to the hungry.
Cougar-hunting bill gets 1st-round OK
Martha Stoddard - Omaha World-Herald | 2012-04-05Bill would open Nebraska for cougar sport-hunting.
Game and Parks Releases Trapped Mountain Lion
Lincoln Journal Star | 2012-01-30
Bill would let hunters target cougars
Paul Hammel and Joe Duggan | 2012-01-12
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Another mountain lion sighting reported
York News Times | 2011-06-07BRADSHAW — Another Bradshaw area resident has reported to the sheriff’s department that they’ve seen a mountain lion. That was the second call ina 24-hour time span.
G&P: Lion conflicts possible but rare
Chadron Record | 2010-12-09Mountain lion attacks, while possible, are rare. That was the overriding message at a meeting about the animals last week at the Dawes County Fairgrounds.
Mountain lion photo found on the Internet
The Journal | 2010-10-25A photo of a mountain lion reported to be in the Union and Beaver Lake area has been traced to the Internet, according to Nebraska Game and Parks officials.
Mountain Lion Euthanized Outside of Scottsbluff
Outdoor News Daily | 2010-10-25The Nebraska Game & Parks Commission euthanized a mountain lion in the front yard of a home 3 miles north of Scottsbluff on Monday night.
Game and Parks investigating report of mountain lion in southeast Nebraska area
The Journal | 2010-10-22Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is investigating an unconfirmed report of a mountain lion sighting in the Beaver Lake and Union area.
Possible Lion Sighting Near Alliance Unconfirmed
AM 610 KCSR | 2010-10-12The Nebraska Game and Parks investigated a possible mountain lion sighting near Alliance Friday evening. A rancher initially contacted officials after seeing what he thought to be a lion. Officials were unable to find any evidence of the big cat, but are not ruling out the possibility.
Second cougar killed in Panhandle
Omaha World Herald | 2010-09-23A western Nebraska woman shot and killed a mountain lion who was watching her free a goat stuck in a fence.
Reports Of Mountain Lions Not Confirmed In Area
Chadrad.com KCSR | 2010-09-21The Chadron Police Department received several reports over the weekend regarding mountain lions in the Chadron area. One report was received of lion tracks on the east edge of town, while another report on the south edge of a sighting.
Cougar's first visit is his last
Omaha World Herald | 2010-09-15The cougar and Griz the dog zipped past Schledewitz and vanished around the corner of the farmhouse. She estimated the distance between herself and the cougar as twice the length of her living room.
Western Neb. woman says she spotted mountain lion
Action 3 News Omaha | 2010-07-18Authorities are checking into reports of a possible mountain lion in western Nebraska after a Dawes County Sheriff's employee reported seeing one near the courthouse.
Wildlife Expert Refutes Mountain Lion Concerns
KETV 7 Omaha | 2010-04-23A wildlife expert once again refuted mountain lion concerns in the Omaha area after big paw prints were seen near Standing Bear lake.
Hendee: Big cats roam through the state
Omaha.com | 2010-04-20Nine of the 12 confirmed observations of mountain lions in Nebraska since about Thanksgiving were where wildlife biologists expected to see them in the rocky canyons and hills of the Pine Ridge.
Mountain lion population growing
North Platte Telegraph | 2010-04-07Evidence continues to mount that Nebraska has a resident population of mountain lions for the first time in more than a century.
Face-to-face with a lion
Omaha World Herald | 2010-02-24Rancher Dale Wellnitz trailed fresh mountain lion tracks across his northwest Nebraska ranchstead before they seemed to vanish near the barn.
Legislature roundup: Bill would create permit to kill aggressive mountain lions
Journal Star | 2010-01-08A bill introduced Wednesday on the first day of the legislative session would create a permit allowing farmers and ranchers to kill mountain lions that prey on livestock.
Firearm hunters take 53,641 deer, two report mountain lion encounters
The Chadron Record | 2009-12-03Hunters harvested 53,641 deer in Nebraska during the recent firearm season, according to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. The 10-day season also saw at least two hunters in the Pine Ridge area who had close encounters with mountain lions.
Mountain lion sighting near Elm Creek unconfirmed
Betsy Friedrich- Kearney Hub, NE | 2009-09-02Wildlife biologists were unable to confirm reports that a mountain lion was near Elm Creek Tuesday.
Cougar makes a cameo
Omaha World-Herald, Nebraska | 2009-08-25A trail camera mounted on a leaning boxelder tree in northwest Nebraska's Pine Ridge captured an image of a mountain lion as it roamed out of a creek bed on Aug. 15.
Investigation finds no evidence of mountain lion near Malcom
JOE DUGGAN / Lincoln Journal Star | 2009-08-19An investigation into a reported mountain lion sighting near Malcolm did not turn up confirming evidence.
Nebraska wildlife officials probing big cat sighting
Associated Press | 2009-08-10Nebraska wildlife officials are investigating a reported mountain lion sighting near Malcolm and say they have some evidence to help them.
DNA links cougar killed in Georgia's Troup County to south Florida panther population
Tim Chitwood - Ledger-Enquirer.com | 2009-08-11The tests are in, and the cat was wild. DNA tests show the cougar a Newnan man shot in Troup County last November was a Florida panther, and apparently not, as authorities initially suspected, an animal that had been held captive.
Neb. experts confirm presence of mountain lion
2009-04-01The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has confirmed the presence of a mountain lion near Columbus.
Mountain lion shot Sunday in Scottsbluff
ROGER HOLSINGER | 2009-04-01A 70-pound female mountain lion was shot and later euthanized Sunday morning east of Scottsbluff High School.
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Mangelsen Letter to Nebraska 2013 - 69.0KB
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Nebraska Sample Comment Letter July 2013 - 68.0KB
Press Release- NE Decision to Hunt - 158.3KB
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