News from the Center

Important Scheduling Announcement: We will be Closed 2/16 – 2/18

We are participating in the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition February 17 – 19. If you are interested in seeing our flight demonstrations, please come see us Marion Square during the event. For times or more information about the program, visit


Upcoming Events

New Volunteer Orientation – Sunday, February 26th at 10am

Join us on Sunday, February 26th for an introduction to our Volunteer Staff program. Learn about the variety of areas where we need support and meet the team. You’ll be able to ask questions, get to know some of our current Volunteer Staff, and learn about the behind-the-scenes activities that make the Center function.

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Owls by Moonlight – 6pm to 9pm

  • February 2 – Sold out
  • March 2 – Sold out

An intimate evening with the Center’s resident collection of owls from around the world. This event includes a reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer, wine and refreshments.

Register for Owls by Moonlight




Photography on the Wild Side

  • February 20 – Sold out
  • April 23
  • September 10
  • December 3

An exclusive opportunity to photograph live birds of prey outside of their enclosures both while perching and in free flight. Space is limited to optimize the photographic experience.

Register for Photography Day



Osprey Fisheagle Boat Excursion

An exploration of Stumphole Swamp

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with a stopover adventure on Lake Marion. Explore this unique lake habitat including Osprey Village in the Stumphole Swamp on this two-hour boat excursion with Fisheagle Nature Adventures. Journey into the heart of this important migratory stopover site. Possible sightings include a multitude of migratory species including Mergansers, Wood Stork, Night-heron, Ibis, Kites, Flycatchers, Vireos and Warblers.

When: Saturday, May 13, 10:30am to 12:30pm; arrive by 9:45am
Where: Santee State Park, 251 State Park Rd., Santee, SC 29142
Tickets: $32 for current Center members; $40 per non-member (add a $10 donation and receive an annual membership to the Center); please note there is an additional $2 fee for parking at Santee State Park.

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