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Tommy Young – Arkansas Native Plant and Wildlife Center
by Nita Bishop, Contributing Writer   November 2, 2012
Tommy Young of the Arkansas Native Plant and Wildlife Center has submitted an application to the USDA for approval to make his facility an Education and Visitor Center. During this application process, the Center is not allowed to be open to the public. Upon approval by the USDA, the Center will reopen.
Birds of Prey Exhibition to Benefit Arkansas Native Plant & Wildlife Center
Taken from 5NewsOnline.com
by Amanda.Beck   March 6, 2012
Enjoy a rare opportunity to experience birds of prey, live and up close. This St. Patrick's Day, see a Peregrine Falcon flying at more than 200 mph right before your eyes, while helping animals get back on their feet and wings through your generous donations.
Villagers learn about raptors following rescue
Taken from the Hot Springs Village Voice
by LU and NANCY OTTO   June 24, 2009
Our day began like most Saturdays. Typically, the phone rang early. Atypically, Kay and Nelson Ford had found a large baby bird in one of their flower beds. They wondered what kind of bird it was and whether Lu would be interested in taking a picture. An e-mail picture of the big little fellow followed.
Animal rehab expert brings birds to Coronado
Taken from the Hot Springs Village Voice
by JEFF MEEK Outdoor writer   January 14, 2009
If you were not at the Coronado Center last Friday morning, you missed a rare treat. Animal rehabilitator expert Tommy Young, along with friends Wendell Thomas and Paul Bailey, showed three magnificent birds to the 160 folks in attendance.
Arkansas wildlife rehabilitator to share adventures with Village Audubon Society
Taken from the Hot Springs Village Voice
by CLINT SOWARDS   January 7, 2009
Wild birds will be flying in the Coronado Center auditorium when Tommy Young returns to address the 10 a.m., Jan. 13 meeting of the Village Audubon Society. Bring your camera.
Wildlife rehabilitator to address Audubon Society
Taken from the Hot Springs Village Voice
February 7, 2007
Tommy Young, a rehabititator of all forms of wildlife, has been presenting informational wildlife programs in Hot Springs Village for 14 years. He will return to speak to the Village Audubon Society. The meeting will be at 10 a.m. Friday in Coronado Center.

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Arkansas Native Plant & Wildlife Center
Tommy Young, Director
P.O. Box 1881
Mena, Arkansas 71953

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