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Welcome to Friends of Oatland Island

Friends of Oatland Island, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization, was established to support Oatland Island Wildlife Center's staff and animal residents. Board members are volunteers, working to supplement financial and professional support of the Wildlife Center and inspire stewardship of the natural environment.

Open 361 days a year, Oatland Island Wildlife Center is operated by the Savannah Chatham County Public School System. Founded in 1974, Oatland sits on 100 acres and is home to 150 animals representing more than 40 species.

Please consider supporting FOO by making a donation today.  We are 100% donor-funded and rely on your generous support to further our mission of supporting Oatland. 

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Oatland's Animals

Visit the Animals of Oatland Island Wildlife Center. There’s so much to do — check out these virtual sneak peaks of the exhibits to learn more!

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As a Friend of Oatland Island, your membership allows you to explore and enjoy the wildlife center as often as you'd like all year long. 

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FOO depends on your donations to continue providing valuable support to Oatland's nature education and conservation programs.

Hit the Trails

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Buy A Board

Support Friends of Oatland and make a statement along the walkways of Oatland Island! 

Buy a Board engraved with your custom message to wish someone a Happy Birthday, celebrate a special occasion, honor a loved one, commemorate an anniversary date, or advertise your business -- the possibilities are endless!

Buy A Board Database

To find the location of a board installed on the Oatland trails, use the search function found on this page. Type a name (full or partial) OR the message inscribed (full or partial).  Please note: text is not case sensitive.

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