South Florida Wildlife Center

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Are you ready to roll on the wild side?

A key component of our mission is to educate the community on peaceful coexistence with wildlife. Our goal is to reach the next generation of wildlife conservationists and inspire them to do better for wildlife and our planet.  

 

Through our Outreach Program, our team will travel to you! We are currently offering free educational programming to summer camps and schools in the tri-county area. Are you a teacher or camp organizer looking for fun, interactive, and educational wildlife programming? For additional information and to book your program, reach out to outreach@southfloridawildlifecenter.org.  

Upcoming Workshops

Dive into the world of wildlife medicine with our

Junior Wildlife Vet Kids Program!

Thank you South Federal Animal Hospital for sponsoring this month’s program!

Ready to become a junior wildlife vet? Our program is tailored for kids ages 6-11 who are eager to dive into the exciting world of wildlife medicine! Through our hands-on activities, you’ll have the opportunity to treat your “own patients” and learn all about the challenges that wildlife face in their natural habitats. Explore the steps we take to rehabilitate patients in our hospital, and join us in our mission to protect wildlife through rescue, rehabilitation, and education. This program takes place on Saturday, March 16th.

Please note: Space is limited, and registration is required. 

Please RSVP to outreach@southfloridawildlifecenter.org.

Get ready to spread your wings and take flight into the wonderful world of owls with our

Who Gives a Hoot Owl Program!

Thank you Lauderdale Pathology for sponsoring this month’s program!

Our thrilling program will have you soaring through the skies as you discover the fascinating secrets of these magnificent birds. Engage in hands-on activities from investigating owl artifacts to dissecting owl pellets, immersing yourself fully in the fascinating world of owls. And that’s not all – our Owl Animal Ambassadors will be joining us, ready for you to share your knowledge and passion for these feathered creatures. Don’t miss out on the chance to be a part of this hoot-tastic adventure!

This program takes place on Saturday, February 24th.

Please note: Space is limited, and registration is required. 

Please RSVP to outreach@southfloridawildlifecenter.org.

Learn more about wildlife conservation with our

Shellebrating Tortoises, Turtles, and other Upland Species workshop!

Are you passionate about wildlife conservation and preserving our local species? Look no further than our new Gopher Tortoise Conservation Program! Our program aims to educate and engage the community in learning about the threats that Gopher Tortoises face in their natural environment. By participating in our program, you’ll have the opportunity to interact closely with our Ambassador Animals, and participate in a variety of interactive activities. Together, we can help preserve these amazing creatures and foster a deeper appreciation for the environment and its inhabitants. Join us today and make a difference in your community!

This program takes place on Saturday, April 13th.

Please note: Space is limited, and registration is required. 

Please RSVP to outreach@southfloridawildlifecenter.org.

Wild Lecture Series

The South Florida Wildlife Center offers a free monthly virtual series of public lectures covering various topics presented by professionals in their respective fields. We hope those who join us learn something new about nature, how it correlates to wildlife, and what we do at SFWC. Missed our live lecture? Check them out on our YouTube channel!

Join us for our Wild Lecture Series March 7, 2024 at 2:00 PM via Zoom! Our speaker will be Lauren Maline, Biologist and Sea Turtle Nesting Specialist with Ecological Associates, Inc. She will be discussing light pollution impacts on sea turtles. RSVP below!

Activity Guides for K-8 teachers

Exploration Adaption

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Life Cycle of a Bird

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Waste Warriors

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Tips for When Encountering Wildlife

Found a baby bird?

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Found a baby opossum?

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Found a baby raccoon?

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Found a baby raptor?

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Found a baby squirrel?

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Found a snake?

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Bird Renesting

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Bird Stages

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Coloring Book

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