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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Learn about reptiles Aug. 24 at Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, AUG. 10, 2017 – An evening of fun and education about reptiles will be offered Aug. 24 at Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site near Butler. The free program will begin at 6 p.m. in the site’s shelter house and is open to the public.

Guests will learn about the area’s remarkable reptiles, their habits, and habitats. The evening will feature live reptiles.

Missouri State Parks is celebrating 100 years in 2017. Visitors can experience all the park system has to offer with the Centennial Passport. Visit mostateparks.com/passport for more information.

Battle of Island Mound State Historic Site is located west of Butler off Hwy. K. For more information about the event, call Prairie State Park at 417-843-6711. For more information on state parks and historic sites, visitmostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.