Open Monday Presidents Day: The Center for Wildlife Education & Lamar Q. Raptor Center

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. M-F & 1-5 PM Sat.

Features raptor program/flight show with birds of prey, reptile show, discovery trails with wetland preserve, eco-adventure camps, birthday party packages.
More info here.

The Wildlife Center offers a special themed program to the public each day at 3:30 p.m. The fee for the daily program is the price of admission.

Monday – Are You Afraid of Wildlife?

Join us for an in depth discussion of “scary” animals, and why they are really not scary at all! Learn how to have a healthy respect for the wildlife around you.

Tuesday – Sandhill Ecosystems

Experience seeing and learning about the animals you would find in Sandhill Ecosystems, one of our most threatened habitats in Georgia.

Wednesday – Wildlife of the World

Explore animals from almost every continent in the world. Learn how they have adapted to survive in the habitats in which they live.

Thursday – Flight Show

Join us in the amphitheater to be amazed by the majestic flight of our Birds of Prey.

Friday – Words of the Wise

Learn the truth about owls and some of the myths with which they are associated. See up close and personal why some of them are true, and some of them are definitely not!

For more information on the daily themed programs please contact the Center at 912-478-0831.

Weekend Programs:
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:
Adults: $2.00
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):
Adults: $8.00
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.

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