Strawberry Plains Audubon Center

Where Nature & History Meet

Ruby-throated Hummingbird Photo: Curt Hart

Winter Weekend Hours in Effect

During Winter Hours, the central Campus and Center will remain open Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm, however, *Trails are closed for Deer Management from November 26th, 2016 January 31st, 2017*

Our Mission

Through education and demonstration, Strawberry Plains Audubon Center inspires ecological stewardship and leads community action to conserve and manage our landscape for biodiversity and habitat for birds and other wildlife.

Turkey Talk!
Events

Turkey Talk!

Did you know Benjamin Franklin thought the 'Great Hen' was better suited than the Bald Eagle as our national bird? This program will highlight the biology and folklore of the Eastern Wild Turkey, including historical anecdotes and charming stories about the role this majestic, native bird has played in Native American and US History.

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Habitat Day: Marigold and the Faraway Tree
News

Habitat Day: Marigold and the Faraway Tree

Families and friends gathered on Sunday and participated in a day of activities celebrating the habitats of the Mississippi Hill Country. The afternoon began with a wagon ride out to the 300 year old Sharecropper Oak, one of several remnant shade trees remaining from prior agricultural days, where author and filmmaker, Alison Fast, led an interactive reading of her children’s book, Marigold and the Faraway Tree.

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Bird Photography Workshop
Events

Bird Photography Workshop

Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 9:00am

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Coldwater Prescribed Burn Association
Working Lands

Coldwater Prescribed Burn Association

The mission of the Association is to increase the occurrence of burning on public and private lands to, restore ecological function, enhance wildlife and plant communities, and reduce hazardous forest or grassland fuel loads.

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Conservation On the Ground: Oxford, MS
Education

Ole Miss Native Plant Campaign

A multi-year project native plant and habitat campaign is gaining ground on campus at the University of Mississippi.

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