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JEFFERSON CITY, MO, DEC. 6, 2022 – As winter is approaching, temperatures are dropping and water sources for animals may start to freeze. Bald eagles are starting to migrate south in search of food and water. With its constant flowing water and abundance of fish, Roaring River State Park is an ideal location for eagles.

Join the park team from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Dec. 17, 2022, and Jan. 7, 2023, to learn about bald eagles and search the skies for these magnificent birds. Stop by the Ozark Chinquapin Nature Center anytime between 2:30 and 5 p.m. to participate in eagle-themed crafts and activities. While several spotting scopes will be set up to look for eagles, guests are welcome to bring their own scopes, binoculars and cameras.

The program is free and open to the public. Dress appropriately for the weather and bring water and snacks.

Roaring River State Park is located 7 miles south of Cassville on Highway 112 in Barry County at 12716 Farm Road 2239 in Cassville. For more information, contact the Ozark Chinquapin 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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