VEC to Host Tree Identification Program

Brady Self, the Northwest Mississippi Extension Forestry Specialist with the Department of Forestry at Mississippi State University will present a Tree Identification program at the Visitor Education Center (VEC) on Saturday, October 7th at 2 p.m.

The tree identification course is for anyone interested in learning how to identify trees during the fall. The program will consist of a short presentation and a hands-on field tour of the trees located around the North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and Visitor Education Center.

The program is free with the price of admission. Admission is $2.50 for adults ages 18-59, and $2.00 for youth ages 3-17 and adults over the age of 60. For additional information or to pre-register for the event, call the VEC at (662) 563-8068

The VEC is part of the MDWFP North Mississippi Fish Hatchery and is located at Exit 233 east off I-55.

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