Did you know October is Bat Appreciation Month? It’s fitting as they’re a commonly used symbol representing Halloween!

Join park team members at Bennett Spring State Park to learn about these nocturnal creatures. There will be several activities at the nature center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1.

Bennett Spring State Park is located at 26250 Highway 64A in Lebanon. For more information, call 417-532-4338.

For more information on Missouri state parks and historic sites, visit mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.