2016 Wildlife Shows

This year, the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District partnered with the Georgia Southern University Center for Wildlife Education to bring wildlife to the classroom in local southwest Georgia schools. In early March, the Flint District sponsored shows at Terrell Academy, Pataula Charter Academy, Pelham Elementary School, and Shiver Elementary School. Students at these schools had the exciting opportunity to connect with nature and experience wildlife through this educational program. Steve Hein, founder and director of GSU’s Center for Wildlife Education, introduced the students to birds of prey, reptiles, and insects, some native and some exotic, that most would not have the opportunity to see in nature. A select group of brave students at each school volunteered to participate in the show as Mr. Hein’s assistants. This excellent presentation is certain to leave a lasting impression on students of all ages who were able to participate.