Wildlife Programs, Statesboro
The Center for Wildlife Education & the Lamar Q. Ball Raptor Center at Georgia Southern University Campus, Statesboro, GA,
Ongoing Events at The Center for Wildlife Education & the Lamar Q. Ball Raptor Center, open to the public daily from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
A 45-minute wildlife program and/or tour is held each weekday beginning at 3:30 p.m.
Monday – What is a Reptile?
Join the Wildlife Center staff for an up close and exciting experience as you learn about more reptiles.
Tuesday – What is an Amphibian?
Are they cold, wet and slimy? Let the Wildlife Center staff teach you more about these wiggly animals.
Wednesday – What is Herpetology?
Explore the science of herpetology and learn what animals are considered herps.
Thursday – Animals & their Adaptations
Learn how animals have adapted to live and survive in their environment.
Friday – FLIGHT SHOW
Be wowed by the majestic flight of our Birds of Prey.
For more information on the daily themed programs please contact the Center at 912-478-0831.
The Wildlife Center is closed on weekends during the months of June, July & August
The Center for Wildlife Education is open to the public on Saturday’s from 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
A reptile program is held on each Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in the Lecture Hall and a flighted raptor program is held at 3:00 p.m. in the Amphitheater.
For more information please contact the Center at 912-478-0831
Admission Rates effective April 27th 2009:
Single Admission Rates:
Children (3-11 years of age): $1.00
Military (with ID): $1.00
Senior Citizens: $1.00
Children under 3 years of age: Free
GSU Faculty, Staff and Students (with ID): Free
Annual Admission Rates (unlimited visits):
Children (3-11 years of age): $6.00
Military (with ID): $6.00
Senior Citizens: $6.00
Admission fees exclude special event and field trip fees
Driving Directions From Savannah:
Travel I-16 West towards Macon. Take Exit 127, (GA Hwy. 67) towards Statesboro. At second stoplight (approx. 10 miles) turn left onto Veteran’s Memorial Parkway (Bypass 301, 67, 25). Go through the red light at Lanier Drive and through the red light at the GSU entrance on Akins Blvd. At the third stoplight, turn right onto US 301. Just after passing the Best Western on the left, turn right at GSU entrance (Southern Drive). Turn right onto Sweetheart Circle. Take the first right off Sweetheart Circle onto Forest Drive. Proceed through the 3-way stop. The Center for Wildlife Education is just down the street on the left across from the University Public Safety offices.