FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 14, 2017

Contact: Steph Deidrick
573-751-9392
steph.deidrick@dnr.mo.gov

Earth Day celebration at Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site April 19

Visitors are invited Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site near Butler on for an early Earth Day celebration.  The event will take place from 4-6 p.m. on April 19 at the historic site. 

Staff will present information on the history of Earth Day, recycling facts and tips for composting.  The information will focus on ways to make the world a “greener” place.

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 State Historic Site is located west of Butler off of K Hwy.  For more information about the event, call 417-276-4259. 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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