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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MAY 3, 2022 –  Join the team members at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park in celebrating World Migratory Bird Day by taking a hike 10 a.m. Sunday, May 15. During the hike all bird species encountered will be recorded.

Participants should meet at the visitor center for a 1.5 mile guided hike on Virginia Day Trail over moderate terrain. Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather, bring water and binoculars, and wear sturdy shoes and insect repellent.

Registration is required. To register, visit and search for activities at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park.

This event is being held in conjunction with the National Park Trust's Kids to Parks Day. For more information about Kids to Parks Day and to see a complete list of associated events at Missouri State Parks visit

Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park is located at 800 Guy Park Drive in Wildwood, west of St. Louis. For more information, please call 636-458-3813.

For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. 

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