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Hobbs State Park Celebrates the Life and Work of Aldo Leopold

22 Feb 2018 2:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

March 3rd, 2018 will be a day of fun filled family activities as Hobbs State Park – Conservation Area and the Friends of Hobbs celebrate the life and extraordinary career of Aldo Leopold, and how he shaped conservation and the modern environmental movement.  Leopold is the author of “Sand County Almanac”, the book has had immense popular impact, and has been described as "a major influence on American attitudes toward our natural environment".  

The day will begin with “Birds N Breakfast”, where the public observes University of Arkansas personnel capturing, and then releasing song birds.  Free juice, coffee, and donuts are available for all attendees.  Leopold remains relevant today, inspiring projects all over the country that connect people and land.  Activities will include:

Activity Schedule:

9:00 am – 10:30 am   Birds and Breakfast

10:00 am - Spur Trail hike

11:00 am – Prescribed Burn Demo (Picnic Area)

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Table Top Exhibits

1:00 pm – Nature Journaling

2:30 pm – Post-Burn Hike on Ozark Plateau Trail

3:30 pm – “Green Fire” movie showing (Life of Aldo Leopold)

Where:  Hobbs State Park visitor center located on Hwy 12 just east of the Hwy 12/War Eagle Road intersection

When:  Saturday March 3, 2018

Cost:  All activities free

For more information, call:  479-789-5006

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