Dickerson Park Zoo Providing Virtual Program for USS Constitution Museum

Dickerson Park Zoo News Release


Contact: Joey Powell, Public Relations/Marketing Director

              417-833-1570 (office) or 417-860-3303 (cell)



For Immediate Release: April 16, 2021 



Dickerson Park Zoo to Present Virtual Eagle Program for the

USS Constitution Museum


Springfield, MO—Dickerson Park Zoo’s ambassador eagle, Phoenix, is going to Boston—virtually.

The Friends of the Zoo Conservation Education program has been invited to participate in Boston’s April School Vacation Week with the USS Constitution Museum.


The USS Constitution Museum is located in the Charleston Navy Yard, and the museum is near the USS Constitution ship or “Old Ironsides.”


The USS Constitution Museum is offering a variety of eagle-themed activities during their Spring Break week and reached out to Dickerson Park Zoo to provide a virtual eagle program.


The program is Monday, April 19, at 2 p.m. CST. It will feature Phoenix in a presentation led by conservation education director Pam Price. The program is free, and anyone may participate. However, advance registration is required in order to receive the program link. Register through the USS Constitution Museum link: https://ussconstitutionmuseum.org/events/soar-into-spring-april-school-vacation/

Please note, when registering the time is listed at 3 p.m. EST.


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Dickerson Park Zoo is accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA). Look for the AZA logo whenever you visit a zoo or aquarium as your assurance that you are supporting a facility dedicated to providing excellent care for animals, a great experience for you and a better future for all living things.  With its more than 200 accredited members, AZA is a leader in global wildlife conservation and your link to helping animals in their native habitats. For more information, visit www.aza.org.

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