Explore Mississippi’s Modern Homestead Center
The Mississippi Wildlife Federation says it’s time to visit the Mississippi Modern Homestead Center. Located in Starkville, MS, they teach families and individuals how to create a more self-sufficient, natural, and authentic life. They help make the transition possible by providing quality, practical, hands-on information and experiences to guarantee your success. They offer memberships, workshops, and events. Visit the center and tell us what you see and learn, and share your visit on our facebook page.
Activities: Gardening, Food Prep. & Preservation, Energy & Water Solutions
Activity Level: Easy to Moderate
Geographic Region: Prairie
Season: Year Round
Suggested Location: 402 Lake Valley Rd, Starkville, MS 39759
Suggested Sites: http://www.msmodernhomestead.com/
JACKSON AUDUBON SOCIETY FIRST SATURDAY BIRD WALK
AN EXPERT BIRDER LEADS THE WALK. BRING BINOCULARS, WATER, INSECT REPELLENT AND A SNACK. CALL AHEAD IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BORROW A PAIR OF BINOCULARS. ADULTS MUST ACCOMPANY CHILDREN UNDER 15. FREE, $3 CAR ENTRANCE FEE.
JACKSON AUDUBON SOCIETY
First Saturday LeFleur’s Bluff State Park Bird Walk
Meet at The Campground Entrance off Lakeland Drive, Picnic Area
For more information, visit www.jacksonaudubonsociety.org or call 601-832-6788
No charge for bird walk, but $3 per car entrance fee to state park.
September 27, 2014 — 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Join us for Outdoorama on the Rez scheduled Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Turcotte Lab of Highway 43 at the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
In celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day, the purpose of this event is to get kids and anyone interested in the outdoors to step outside for a hands-on experience with the tools and concepts of hunting and fishing in Mississippi. They will learn how to reload shells, shoot skeet and sporting clays, learn how to tie flies, fish for catfish, learn how knives are made, shoot bows and arrows, learn about recycling, try their hand at canoeing, learn how to use a treestand safely, learn the importance of clean water, see snakes and alligators, and so much more!
It is a fun-filled day for all presented with the help of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks and a host of other conservation organizations and groups including Magnolia Fly Fishers, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, American Zookeepers Association, Keep the Rez Beautiful, Ken Austin, National Wild Turkey Federation, Mississippi Bowhunters Association, Treestand Manufacturers Association, Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, Simmons Creative Productions, and more! Each of these organizations volunteers their time and talent to educate youth of all ages.
This is a free event so mark your calendars and make plans to attend. For more information please call the Mississippi Wildlife Federation at 601-605-1790.