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Pittsburgh's Point State Park to host Wild Resource Festival

| Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Point State Park will be the site of Wild Resource Festival's annual salute to nature from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

It is the first time the event, organized by the state Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, has been held in Pittsburgh. There is no charge for the festival, which will feature educational displays and exhibits, nature walks, fishing and other group activities, entertainment and refreshments.

Many of the festival speakers have been involved in Wild Resource Conservation Program-supported projects in recent years, studying mammals, inventorying plants and banding birds. For a full list of festival activities and exhibitors, visit http://bit.ly/nZHH5p .

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