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Contact: Mona Foshee, (662) 680-4026
TUPELO, MS – The Natchez Trace Parkway invites children and their families to come enjoy the Read with a Ranger program at10:00 am on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the Parkway Visitor Center. This month’s featured story is “The Prairie that Nature Built.” Discover the plants and animals that make a prairie community flourish. After the story, visitors will learn what flowers, insects, and other animals can be found in the Parkway’s Blackland Prairie.
Read with a Ranger is a 45-minute program that is most appropriate for ages six and under, but everyone is welcome. Participants will listen to a story, join in a fun activity, and go on an optional and easy half-mile hike. Read with a Ranger features a new story on the second Saturday of the month. To confirm the time and program scheduled each month, please visit our website calendar atwww.nps.gov/natr/
This program is free to the public. The visitor center is located at milepost 266 on the Natchez Trace Parkway, near Tupelo, Mississippi. For additional information, please call 1-800-305-7417.
About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 417 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.