FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2017

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Learn about birds on May 25 walk at Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 17, 2017 – Visitors can learn about birds as they take an evening stroll along the Courage Trail May 25 at Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site. The Birds of a Feather hike will begin at 6 p.m. on the 0.6-mile trail.

Hikers will learn about and identify a variety of birds that are native to the area. Everyone is encouraged to bring binoculars.

Missouri State Parks is celebrating 100 years in 2017. Visitors can experience all the park system has to offer with the Centennial Passport. Visit http://mostateparks.com/passport for more information. 

Battle of Island Mound is located west of Butler off Highway K. For more information about the event, call the office at Prairie State Park at 417-843-6711. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit http://mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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