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Nature center hosting programs on wild birds

Nature center hosting programs on wild birds

March 21st, 2014 in News

The Missouri Department of Conservation is offering two programs at Runge Nature Center in Jefferson City for those interested in wild birds and hunting in turkey season.

The center is offering a program from 1-4:30 p.m. March 29 on getting ready for spring turkey season.

The department staff will cover wild turkey biology, proper clothing to wear while hunting, scouting, methods of hunting and tips for a safe, successful turkey hunt.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is due by March 27.

A program on discovering nature and to learn more about eagles, owls and falcons is from 6:30-7:30 p.m. April 24 at the center.

Staff from the World Bird Sanctuary will tell the story of these birds and fly them over the audience, illustrating the importance of protecting the birds, their habitat and Missouri's water resources.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information about these programs, call 573-526-5544.