MMNS Events

Wild About Gobblers

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. - Noon

Location: MDWFP's Mississippi Museum of Natural Science

County: Hinds

For more information please contact the Visitor Information Specialist at 601-576-6000 or by email at .


Big feathery fun and special activities for all ages!


Examine turkey feathers under a microscope, make your own turkey headband, investigate "egg-cellent" egg anatomy, and learn what these gobblers eat for lunch!


Plus, we'll have a special “career spotlight” stationAdam Butler, Wild Turkey Programs Coordinator for the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks. His field work is part of a joint MDWFP-Mississippi State University research project investigating turkey movements and habitat use. 

Krissy Hamilton will also join us and you can touch a turkey and meet Clarissa, the turkey vulture from Freedom Ranch Wildlife Education!


FREE with museum admission. $6.00 for adults  $4.00 for children ages 3 and up. Under 3 are FREE.  Museum members are FREE.

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