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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, DEC. 3, 2021 – Staff members at Roaring River State Park invite the public to watch for bald eagles along Roaring River and participate in eagle-themed activities from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18.

When water sources freeze in the north, bald eagles migrate south to find food and water. With its constant flowing water and abundance of fish, Roaring River State Park is a destination eagles often visit.

This program is free and open to the public. Participants should dress appropriately for the weather, and bring water and snacks. Participants are encouraged to bring binoculars and spotting scopes to get a closer look at these magnificent birds.

The public is strongly encouraged to follow social-distancing guidelines and be proactive in protecting themselves and others.

Roaring River State Park is located seven miles south of Cassville on Highway 112 in Barry County. For more information about the event, call the nature center at 417-847-3742.

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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