Animal Safari: Oatland Island Wildlife Center

If you love animals, then this is the program for you! Join us for an animal safari where we will be taking a virtual trip to check out and learn about new animals each week. This week we will be visiting the Oatland Island Wildlife Center.

The Oatland Island Wildlife Center, located near Savannah, Georgia, is an environmental education center covering 175 acres. It offers visitors a chance to explore a variety of natural habitats, including forest, salt marsh, and pond areas, through a two-mile nature trail.

Key aspects of the Oatland Island Wildlife Center include:

  • Diverse Wildlife: Home to over 150 animals from 50 different species, including gray wolves, bobcats, birds of prey, alligators, and more.
  • Educational Focus: Operated by the Savannah Chatham County Public School System, the center emphasizes environmental education and conservation.
  • Natural Exhibits: Animals are displayed in large natural habitats, with a rustic trail leading through diverse landscapes.
  • Interactive Experiences: Features like the “Wolf Wilderness” exhibit and “Georgia Farm” area provide interactive and educational opportunities.
  • Visitor Amenities: The center includes meeting facilities, picnic shelters, and a gift shop.

Open year-round, the Oatland Island Wildlife Center is a family-friendly destination that offers a unique opportunity to learn about and observe a wide range of wildlife in their natural habitats. The center is supported by Friends of Oatland Island, a nonprofit organization dedicated to supplementing financial and professional support to the Wildlife Center.

Check out their website: Oatland Island Wildlife Center

Please register below or by email: Alyssa@WeThriveTogether.org.