Big Spring area will be closed Nov 8 & 9 and Dec 12 - 14
The Big Spring area will be temporarily closed to ensure public safety during the Wounded Warrior managed hunt November 8-9 and the managed archery hunt December 12-14.
Junior Ranger Day
Everyone who participates will receive a handsome Junior Ranger badge.
For kids of all ages. Kids! Ask your teacher if he or she is planning on bringing your class!
A variety of resource agencies from around Missouri will have booths, presentations and activities about a wide spectrum of natural history topics. There will be live snakes, nature games, talks about caves, water quality and wildlife. Something for everyone!
This event is aimed at Fourth and Fifth grade students, but kids of all ages will benefit. Many schools will be bringing their classes, but homeschoolers and "just plain folks" are welcome and invited! Everything is FREE.
Activities run from 9:30 to 2:00 with the eagle presentation first thing in the main picnic shelter.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
10:30 - 12:00 - Rotate through booths and activities
Did You Know?
Cane brakes are thick stands of rivercane, which is much like bamboo. The endangered Swainson's Warbler nests in these thickets. Many stands have been lost to reservoir impoundments throughout the South, but many stands are protected at Ozark National Scenic Riverways. More at www.nps.gov/ozar More...