News

Nature walk set for March 23 in Hannibal's Riverview Park

Posted: Mar. 16, 2013 6:31 pm Updated: Apr. 14, 2013 12:15 am

HANNIBAL, Mo. -- Kyle Monroe, resource forester with the Missouri Department of Conservation, will teach techniques for identifying trees in winter during a nature walk at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 23, along the River Road Trail in Riverview Park.

Monroe will talk about the many benefits of trees. "We'll talk about how those trees support wildlife and what food sources they provide," he said.

Monroe will lead a group on an easy hike down the paved River Road Trail in Riverview Park, a 103-year-old park with 465 acres of forested land that is on the National Register for Historic Places.

Participants must sign up for the event by calling the Hannibal Parks and Recreation office at (573) 221-0154 or by emailing mlrichards@hannibal-mo.gov.

In Case You Missed It

Playing It By Ear: Blind 8-year-old loves baseball, following Hannibal Cavemen
From his usual spot in the front row of seats in a suite down the third-base line, 8-year-old Dougie Brawley listens to the sounds around him at Clemens Field ... the sounds Dougie uses to immerse himself in a baseball game. It's the only way he can. He has been blind his entire life.