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Wildlife agencies in Lincoln and Lancaster County, NE

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Wildlife Agencies in Lincoln and Lancaster County, Nebraska


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Raptor Recovery - Call 402-994-2009, 402-488-7586, or 402-423-9759: Care of injured or orphaned birds of prey; educate public on the value of raptures; assist in research and management of rapture population in the wild.

About the Photo Above: The baby screech owl was rescued and cared for by Raptor Recovery. Read the story and learn more about Raptor Recovery HERE.


Wildlife Rescue Team - Call 402-473-1951. Raise, rehabilitate and release orphaned or injured wildlife (except birds of prey); provide educational programs for schools and civic groups.

Animal Control - Lincoln/Lancaster County (Web site)- Contact by calling 402-441-7900. Provides trap rental, wildlife removal and assistance, dead animal pickup)

USDA-APHIS - Animal Damage Control. Call 402-434-2340

Nebraska Game and Parks Commission (Web site). Call 471-0641




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Contact Information

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
in Lancaster County
Web site: lancaster.unl.edu
444 Cherrycreek Road, Suite A,
Lincoln, NE 68528
| 402-441-7180

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