BY MICHAEL REISIG –
Tommy Young, director of the Arkansas Native Plant And Wildlife Center on Rich Mountain announced this week that the center will be having a unique fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 18, at Walmart in Mena. From 5 p.m. until dark, anyone who is interested can have their picture taken with them holding a live falcon, hawk, or owl. For a $20 donation, individuals will receive five by seven computer-generated, color photo of them holding the bird of their choice.
Young also reminded everyone that his next eagle release will take place on Nov. 2, at Mountain Harbor Resort at Lake Ouachita at 11 a.m. This will be his 83rd eagle release. Don’t miss these exciting events.