Jill Geyer

Safe Digging Poster Contest Spreads 811 Awareness

NEBRASKA ELEMENTARY students ages 8 to 11 were invited to join Nebraska811 on a “pirate adventure” to learn about underground utility lines and the dangers of unsafe digging practices. Educators throughout the state took the opportunity to teach about safe digging using a fun and educational video combined with a comprehensive Teacher’s Resource Guide. The curriculum, …

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Children’s Museum Dig Pit Serves as 811 Teaching Tool

An interactive exhibit can “plant the seed” for damage prevention with children of all ages.  Nebraska811 is helping to teach kids about safe digging with their co-sponsorship of a hands-on dig pit at the Omaha Children’s Museum. Nebraska811 and several local utility companies have worked with the museum to produce a highly interactive tree planting …

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