Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Sydney Yalshevec

Wildcat Hills Nature Center offers unique education to local residents


Sydney Yalshevec

The Wildcat Hills Nature Center features various exhibits throughout the establishment.

A little over halfway between Kimball and Scottsbluff there sits The Wildcat Hills Nature Center. It's an educational center that showcases the wildlife of the local area.

Wildcat Hills is often a destination for school field trips. According to Amanda Filipi mostly first second and third graders visit with their schools.

The center has a classroom that allows Filipi to talk to the children about the wildlife of Nebraska. She also uses the time in the classroom to talk to the kids about safety when they finally go out on their hike.

"I tell them how to act if we were to encounter a mount...

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