Friday, April 21, 2017
Mississippi Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks
1505 Eastover Drive, Jackson, MS, 39211
VEC to Present Fossil Program
Jill Smith, Director of the Union
County Heritage Museum in New Albany, will present a program about
fossils at the Visitor Education Center (VEC) on Saturday, April 29
at 2 p.m. Smith will talk about finding and collecting
fossils in Union County and the best ways to preserve collected
specimens. Participants will have the opportunity to see some of
these fossils and join in a question-and-answer session with
The program is free with the 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 the Mississippi Department of Wildlife,
Fisheries, and Parks' North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and is
located at Exit 233 east off I-55.
For more information regarding fishing in Mississippi, visit our
website at www.mdwfp.com or call us at (601)
432-2212. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mdwfp or
on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MDWFPonline.