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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, MARCH 10, 2023 – Whether you’re a seasoned birder or a complete novice who can’t tell a blue jay from a cardinal, we want you! Join team members at Roaring River State Park for a Birding Boot Camp. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 18, and Sunday, March 19, beginner and experienced birders are invited to learn more about birdwatching. 

Participants can join for just one activity or come for the whole weekend. Topics such as bird identification, songs and migration will be covered. Grab your boots and binoculars and join in the fun!

The event is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged, but walk-ins are also welcome. For more information or to register, call the Ozark Chinquapin Nature Center at 417-847-3742. Roaring River State Park is located 7 miles south of Cassville on Highway 112 in Barry County. 

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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