FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2017

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

Birds of prey program planned May 27 at Montauk State Park

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 18, 2017 – Birds of prey will be the main attraction at a program May 27 at Montauk State Park near Salem. The program will be held at 2 p.m. in the field adjacent to the park lodge.

The World Bird Sanctuary will present an outdoor program featuring a bald eagle, owls and hawks. Handlers will allow some of the birds to fly just inches above the heads of the audience as they explain the unique characteristics of each bird of prey. The audience should bring their own lawn chairs for seating. 

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.

Montauk State Park is located 22 miles southwest of Salem on Highway 119 in Dent County. For more information on the event, call the park at 573-548-2225 or 573-548-2201.  

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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