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News Release 201

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Oct. 17, 2014 Volume 42-14-201 

Creatures of the Night event at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park Oct. 25

Jefferson City, Mo. - The public is invited to join in the fun at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park on Saturday, Oct. 25, for the Creatures of the Night event. Sponsored by Missouri State Parks, guests can take part in an evening of games, crafts and hikes, while learning about Missouri’s nocturnal animals.

At 6:15 p.m., participants can meet at the Henry Babler Enclosed Shelter for guided hikes. Guests are encouraged to come in costume, as well as bring a flashlight and jacket for the fall evening hike. After the hike, visitors will be welcome to stay for treats by the campfire.

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 about the event, call the park at 636-458-3813. 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.