Migration is a behavioral adaptation that helps animals to survive. A nature program that explores why animals migrate will be given at Riverview Park.

The nature program Mysterious Migrations will be 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21 in Riverview Park, Shelter No. 1.

The program will be led by Hannibal Parks & Recreation nature educator Gale Rublee. She had been a naturalist and teacher at Shaw Nature Reserve in St. Louis and has been a storyteller and actor. She is the coordinator and teacher for the Bluff City Theater Youth Education Theater Initiative.

“Summer is changing into fall which means animals are on the move. Do plants ‘migrate,’ too? We will contemplate the mysterious traits that trigger going South,” Rublee said.

Nature programs are free but reservations must be made by calling 573-221-0154 or emailing mlrichards@hannibal-mo.gov.