JOPLIN, MO.--- The Wildcat Glades Nature Center is selling rubber ducks for its upcoming Shoal Creek Water Festival. You can purchase a duck for $5 or you can buy 40 ducks for $100. The ducks will then be entered into a race on Shoal Creek and the winner will receive a prize. All the money raised will help fund the center education program.
"We don't receive any designated tax funding. So this is where we get our bread and butter to help fund the center all year round and keep our prices affordable. So every dollar that you spend on ducks, you know is going right back into the audubon center in a direct way," said Kerstin Landwer, Wildcat Glades.
You can purchase the ducks at the center until August 9th, which is the day of the race.
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