Revised wildlife predator statute takes effect
September 7, 2023
A revised statute allowing Nebraska landowners to kill damage-causing wildlife predators took effect Sept. 2.
Predators include badger, bobcat, coyote, gray fox, long-tailed weasel, mink, opossum, raccoon, red fox and skunk.
The statute allows a private landowner or tenant to kill a predator preying on livestock or poultry or suspected of causing other damage on land that they owned or control.
No permit from the Game and Parks Commission is required.
A landowner, tenant or agent of either may kill a mountain lion, also.
Prior notice or permission from Game and Parks is not required if lan...