Learn about spring migratory birds at March 15 MDC event

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Spring bird migrations bring a variety of sights and sounds into the Ozarks that can be enjoyed by bird enthusiasts of all experience levels.

People can learn more about the migratory bird species that will be winging their way through this area at the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) program “Spring Migrants.” This free program will be offered from 1-3 p.m. March 15 at MDC’s Springfield Conservation Nature Center. The program will include an indoors portion where people can learn about the species that can be seen here in spring and then participants will be led on a guided birding hike along the Nature Center’s trails. Participants should bring field guides and binoculars if they have them. The program is for ages 7-adult. Registration for this and other programs can be found at mdc.mo.gov/SouthwestEvents.

For information on this event or other Springfield Conservation Nature Center programs, call 417-888-4237. The Springfield Conservation Nature Center is located at 4601 S. Nature Center Way.