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Missouri Western participates in Herp-o-Rama June 2

31 May 2018, Comments: Comments Off on Missouri Western participates in Herp-o-Rama June 2

Missouri Western State University’s Department of Biology is participating in the seventh annual Herp-o-rama, an event celebrating the diverse and unique lives of Missouri’s amphibians and reptiles, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, at the Remington Nature Center, located at 1502 MacArthur Drive in St. Joseph.

Expect to see live specimens of both native and non-native amphibians and reptiles.

Featured also will be crafts for the kids, hands-on opportunities to touch turtles, snakes and other creatures and hourly talks about amphibians and reptiles. Experts will also be on hand to answer any questions you may have.

Adults are $3, youth ages 4-15 and seniors 60 and older are $2. Children 3 and younger are free of charge. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Herp-o-Rama is a partnership with the Remington Nature Center, the Missouri Department of Conservation, the Center for Snake Conservation, Loess Bluffs National Wildlife Refuge, the Pony Express Amphibian and Reptile Society, Casey’s Creatures, Creatures by Theresa and Missouri Western.

Missouri Western State University is a comprehensive regional university providing a blend of traditional liberal arts and professional degree programs. The university offers student-centered, high quality instruction that focuses on experience-based learning, community service, and state-of-the-art technology. Missouri Western is located in St. Joseph, Mo., and is committed to the educational, economic, cultural and social development of the region it serves. Visit

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