Birding Day set for Ponca State Park

PONCA, Neb. (AP) - Birders are invited to attend Northeast District Birding Day at Ponca State Park.  The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission says several birding opportunities are scheduled throughout Wednesday, beginning at 6 a.m. at the park office.  Birders are encouraged to bring binoculars, field guides, sunscreen and insect repellant.  Contact the park at ngpc.ponca(at)nebraska.gov or 402-755-2284 for more information. The park sits two miles north of Ponca in northeast Nebraska.