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Bison Day

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    Join us for Bison Day, a free family-friendly celebration of bison and the prairie, held on Saturday, August 3. Music, weaving, nature-themed exhibitors, a guided hike, and games and crafts available for all ages! Enjoy encounters with live hawks and owls, butterflies and native wildlife presented by Blank Park Zoo. Take a narrated bus tour along the wildlife drive and through the bison enclosure (registration required). See live bison and elk and compete in a bison chip-throwing contest! Lunch will be available for purchase. For more information, or to register for a bus tour, contact Doreen_vanryswyk@fws.gov or call 515-994-3400.