Runge Nature Center hosting Wings over Wildlife

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Discover nature and learn more about eagles, owls and falcons at Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) Runge Nature Center’s Wings over Water watershed education program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on April 18.

Staff from the World Bird Sanctuary will tell the story of these amazing birds and fly them over the audience, dramatically illustrating the importance of protecting the birds, their habitat and Missouri’s water resources. The program is free and open to the public.

Runge Nature Center is located on Hwy 179 in Jefferson City approximately .5 mile north of Hwy 50. Building hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Thursdays. The building is closed on Sunday and Monday. The outdoor trails are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

For more information on this or other programs, call 573-526-5544 or visit and search “Runge.”