VEC to Host Spring Break Programs
Friday, March 16, 2018
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Visitor Education Center (North Mississippi Fish Hatchery)
For more information please contact Emily-Jo Wiggins at (662) 563 - 8068 or by email at Emily-JoW@mdwfp.state.ms.us .
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Visitor Education Center (VEC) adjacent to Enid Lake will host a spring break programs March 13 - 16 at 2:00 p.m. each day.
March 13 & 14: Bird Feeder Programs
Youth will create feeders from natural and recycled items using peanut butter and birdseed. Youth will learn to identify commonly seen “backyard birds.”
March 15 & 16: Feathered Fish Predators
Participants will learn about bird species that prey on fish, including ospreys, pelicans, green herons, blue herons and more. Replica skulls, eggs, and talons of some of these predators will be available for youth to handle during the program.
The programs are free with price of admission. Admission is $2.50 for adults ages 18-59, and $2.00 for youth ages 3-17 and adults over the age of 60. For additional information, call the VEC at (662) 563-8068.
The VEC is part of MDWFP North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and is located at Exit 233 east off I-55.