Eagle to be released in NW Arkansas

ROGERS, Ark. (AP) - A wildlife rehabilitator is to release a bald eagle into the wild during a Sunday presentation at Hobbs State Park in northwest Arkansas.

Lynn Sciumbato, owner/operator of the Morning Star Wildlife Rescue of Gravette, is to present a "Raptor Rescue" program at 1 p.m. Sunday at the park visitor center.

Sciumbato will have several live raptors with her to illustrate her presentation. She is to release into the wild a bald eagle she recently nursed back to health.

The program is free and open to the public. The visitor center is 10 miles east of Rogers on Arkansas 12 near the intersection of War Eagle Road.

Hobbs State Park is along the shore of Beaver Lake.

Information from: The Morning News, http://www.nwaonline.net/

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