Learn about primitive skills at Springfield Nature Center

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Published on: Sep. 28, 2011

The Missouri Department of Conservation's (MDC) Springfield Conservation Nature Center will help visitors step back in time and learn about the lifestyles of the earliest humans to trek through the Ozarks at “Primitive Skills Day” on Sunday, Oct. 2, 1-5 p.m.

Visitors can watch demonstrations of flint-knapping, bow and arrow construction, beadwork, fire-making and how to make cordage from native plant fibers.

The fun, family event is free and no registration is required. For more information, contact the Nature Center at 417-888-4237.

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