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News Release 052

Contact: Gena Terlizzi, 573-751-1010
                
gena.terlizzi@dnr.mo.gov

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 10, 2014 Volume 42-14-052 

Celebrate Earth Day at Prairie State Park April 19

Jefferson City, Mo. - Earth Day is just around the corner and Prairie State Park would like to invite visitors to help celebrate with an Earth Day Fair on Saturday, April 19. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, the event will take place from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The event will include activities and games designed to educate participants on how to keep the planet healthy. The fair will also feature a performance from Emmy award winning educators and entertainers, Jan and George Syrigos, who make up the musical group WildHeart. The duo invites children and families on a musical adventure exploring wildlife, habitats and natural history.

Prairie State Park is located at 128 NW 150th Lane in Mindenmines. For more information about the event, contact the park at 417-843-6711. For information about state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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Celebrating 40 years of taking care of Missouri’s natural resources. To learn more visit www.dnr.mo.gov.