Monday March 18, 2019
White Oak Conservation Tour
12:15 PM – 4:30 PM
Located on 16,000 acres of land along the St. Mary’s River in northeast Florida White Oak is home to one of the world’s premier wildlife breeding, research and training facilities. The wildlife conservation facility spans 600 acres and is surrounded by pine and hardwood forest and wetlands, and is home to 28 species of endangered animals. Founded in 1982, White Oak leads professional efforts to improve veterinary care, develop wholistic animal management techniques and better understand the biology of critically endangered species.
Upon arriving at White Oak, you will be met by your guide who will take you on a brief tour of Gilman Hall and Baryshnikov Dance Studio before continuing on to the conservation facility. You will experience the animals in their natural surroundings from open air vehicles, tour includes an animal encounter such as feeding giraffes or getting off the trolleys for an up close encounter with the rhinos.
Additional registration required | 20 person minimum/56 person maximum