State Wildlife authorities have warned drone operators in Nebraska, reminding them that using drones to harass, disturb, or closely observe wildlife is strictly prohibited by law.

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission has highlighted that both state and federal laws ban the employment of aircraft, encompassing drones or recreational unmanned aircraft, to harass any wildlife, including birds and fish.

Furthermore, the commission does not permit the operation of drones in state parks, historical parks, recreation areas, or wildlife management areas without obtaining a special occasion permit.

Craig Stover, the commission’s law enforcement administrator, reportedly said, “The rules Game and Parks has in place that limit drone use in certain settings are intended to protect people, maintain the family-friendly atmosphere of our recreational lands, and avoid unnecessary harm and harassment to sensitive wildlife.”

In a recent press release, the commission emphasized…