FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 13, 2019

Contact: Amy Poos
5737519392
amy.poos@dnr.mo.gov

Participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count on Feb. 16

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, FEB.13, 2019 – Join park staff in celebrating the Great Backyard Bird Count Saturday, Feb. 16, at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park.

Take a hike and survey the park for Babler State Park’s resident and visiting avian friends. Hikes will take place on the Hawthorn Trail from 8 to 10 a.m. and the Woodbine Trail from 1 to 3 p.m. For the Hawthorn Trail hike, meet at the Alta Shelter parking lot. For the Woodbine Trail hike, meet at the Guy Park Drive Trailhead. Bring your favorite pair of binoculars and sturdy boots and dress for the weather! 

Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park is located at 800 Guy Park Drive, Wildwood. For more information about the event, call the park at 636-458-3813.

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

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