The Natchez Trace Parkway Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act with a Live Raptor Program

A bald eagle from the Southeastern Raptor Center visits the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center
A bald eagle from the Southeastern Raptor Center visits the Natchez Trace Parkway Visitor Center.

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News Release Date: June 11, 2018

Contact: Deanna Boensch, 662-680-1632

TUPELO, MS: To celebrate the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act, the Natchez Trace Parkway will host the Southeastern Raptor Center’s presentation of “Live Native Raptors” at 1:00 and 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 16 at the Visitor Center in Tupelo. Wildlife rehabilitators will showcase birds of prey including owls, eagles, and hawks and discuss their critical role in the environment. National Park Service and U.S. Fish and Wildlife staff will also be available with kid’s activities and more information on bird conservation.
 
For more information about the Natchez Trace Parkway, visit our website at www.nps.gov/natr, or call 1-800-305-7417.
 
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Last updated: June 14, 2018

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