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Location: 100 Terrace Drive
Pelham, AL 35124
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Contact Phone: 205 663-7930
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Alabama Wildlife Center

Mostly a volunteer operated nonprofit, the Alabama Wildlife Center was founded in 1977 and is Alabama's oldest and largest wildlife rehabilitation organization. Alabama Wildlife Center annual treats approximately 1,800 native wild birds from more than 100 different species. The Center's dual mission is to provide medical and rehabilitative care for Alabama's injured and orphaned native wildlife in order to permit their return to the wild, and to educate people in order to heighten awareness and appreciation of Alabama's native wildlife.

Current and Upcoming Events For This Facility

Date Event Title
Owls in the Oaks - Alabama Wildlife Center
First, spend some time at the Alabama Wildlife Center learning about what makes owls so unique! You will learn to identify owl calls, recognize owl habitats, and review some of the neat characteristics that owls have that make them some or our favorite feathered friends! Once you have learned all about Owls, you will get meet some of the AWC's resident owls! Make sure you have your camera ready for your up close and personal moment with the AWC’s education birds. Then you will head off into the woods on a short, guided hike led by Kate with Butterfly Outdoors to see if you can locate and identify some of our feathered friends in their natural habitat! The hike will be after dark, so be sure to bring a headlamp or flashlight!

*The short prowl portion of this event is NOT stroller friendly. No dogs will be allowed.

This event is limited to 50 participants. To reserve your spot, call our Event Coordinator at #205.620.2536.

Exploring Natural Alabama: Coastal Bird Stewardship - Saving the Beach Birds
Katie Barnes-Birmingham Audubon senior coastal biologist, Guest Speaker. Complimentary refreshments are offered at 1:30 pm in the Alabama Wildlife Center observation room followed by the program at 2:00 pm in the AWC auditorium. Blending into the sugar white sandy beaches and dunes of Alabama's coast are several species of sandpipers, plovers and terns that call Alabama home at least part of the year. Keeping tabs on them is the job of our guest speaker, Katie. Join us as she explores the lives of these coastal birds, the dangers and pitfalls they face, and what it will take to protect them for future generations to enjoy.

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