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    Learn Campfire Cooking Nov. 5 at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park in Missouri

    Jefferson City, Mo., Oct. 21, 2011 — Campfire cooking can be one of the joys of being outdoors and you can learn this skill at a special program Nov. 5 at Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park in Wildwood. The free program will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. in the campground amphitheater and the public is invited to attend.

    Campfire cooking doesn’t have to mean just hotdogs on sticks and s’mores. Learn the skill of Dutch oven cooking to make stews and other treats.

    For food preparation purposes, this program will require advance registration. Contact the park’s visitor center at 636-458-3813 to reserve your spot.

    Dr. Edmund A. Babler Memorial State Park is located 20 miles west of St. Louis on Highway BA, between U.S. 40 and Highway 100. For more information, call the park or call the Missouri Department of Natural Resources toll free at 800-334-6946 (voice) or 800 379-2419 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf). For more information about state parks and historic sites, visit

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