FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 02, 2017

Contact: Communications Office
573-751-1010
communications@dnr.mo.gov

Raptor program planned June 10 at Robertsville State Park

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 2, 2017 – The public is invited to learn about birds of prey at a program Saturday, June 10 at Robertsville State Park near Robertsville. The Raptor Awareness program will begin at 1 p.m. in the park’s day-use area shelter.

The World Bird Sanctuary will present the program that will feature birds of prey, including falcons, hawks, owls and vultures. In addition to seeing the raptors, guests will learn about the vulture’s secret weapon and how to identify a bird of prey in the wild. The highlight will be having the birds soar right over the heads of the audience.

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. 

Robertsville State Park is located off Hwy. O near Robertsville. For more informaiton about the event, call the park at 636-257-3788. 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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