Mark Humpert


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Mark Humpert serves as the Wildlife Diversity Program coordinator for the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, the Nebraska state agency that has many outdoor programs for children and adults. He helps to coordinate the Nebraska Natural Legacy Project, State Wildlife Grants Program and Nongame Tax Check-off program. He has been an employee of the Commission since 1994. He resides in Lincoln with his wife Brooke and two children Noah and Sam. In his spare time he enjoys exploring nature with his family.

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