VEC Hosting Wildlife Woodcarving Display
6/8/2018 10:17:26 AM

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Visitor Education Center (VEC) will host a "Wildlife Woodcarving" display beginning June 1 and ending June 30. Created by local Mississippi craftsman, Raymond Lanford, this display features multiple waterfowl species.

The VEC is part of the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and is located in Enid, MS at Exit 233 east off I-55. The VEC is the first and only facility of its kind in Mississippi. The Center features a native habitat area, a 10,000 gallon aquarium, interactive exhibits, displays, artifacts, fishing rodeo pond, gift shop, and gallery. All of these elements serve as entertaining and engaging learning experiences for all visitors, especially children.

For additional information, call the VEC at (662) 563-8068. Admission is $2.50 for adults ages 18-59, and $2.00 for youth ages 3 -17 and adults over the age of 60.

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