While the primary purpose of the Center is to provide a community resource to handle wildlife questions and concerns, of equal importance are the educational opportunities we provide. We believe that education is the key to a peaceful coexistence among the varied inhabitants of our area.

A group of animals with permanent disabilities are sheltered and cared for at the Center. These animals travel with us to schools and community events throughout the year, acting as ambassadors for their wild counterparts. A nomimal fee is required for these education programs.

Wildlife Center Off-site Programs

2012

In County Group

$200

Out of County Group

$225

Out of State Group

$250


Wildlife Center On-site Programs

2012

In County Group

$90

Out of County Group

$125

Topics Covered
Due to our busy summer season in the clinic, we do not offer off-site programs during the months of June, July, and August. Our education programs include the following topics:
  • Nocturnal vs. diurnal animals

  • Animals that are herbivores, carnivores, or omnivores

  • Natural history of each species

  • When and how to intervene

  • Any general subjects that are currently of interest, including chemicals, pollution, diseases, habitat destruction, and conservation
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Our programs are age appropriate in language and content. To help reinforce the topics we discuss during the presentation, we also bring live birds and mammals for participants to observe.

For more information about our education programs and to schedule a program at your facility, please call the Center at (609) 303-0552

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