Take the Earth Day Trivia Challenge April 18 at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park

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Volume 37-071 For Immediate Release: March 23, 2009

JEFFERSON CITY, MO., -- Celebrate Earth Day with a trivia challenge on Saturday, April 18, at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park near Wildwood. Sponsored by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, this event will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

Get a team of friends and family together to test how well you know your facts about the earth, Earth Day (April 22), Arbor Day (April 24), natural resources and how you can use them, and Missouri plants and animals. Each team should have four to seven people. Advance registration is required. There will be two trivia challenges, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.  Everyone will receive a small prize in honor of Earth Day and Arbor Day.  There will also be other prizes for the winners. Exhibits and a film related to Earth Day and Arbor Day will also highlight the event.  

Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park is located 20 miles west of St. Louis on Highway BA, between U.S. 40 and Highway 100. For more information or to register your team, contact the park directly at 636-458-3813 or the Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800 379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about state parks and historic sites, visit the Web at www.mostateparks.com