Salamander Festival 2018

A guided nature walk took place at 2:00 at Patriot Park in front of the Senior Center

The festival began at 3:00 with this schedule:
3:00 – Animal and Plant displays
4:00 – Welcome from:  Friends of Shades Creek & The City of Homewood
4:10 – Awards, Door Prizes, The Salamander Story, and dancing
4:30 – Presentation – Oak Mountain Wildlife Center Birds – With Owls, Hawks, and more
4:40 – Amber Wilson – Whooping Crane Outreach Program and Talk
Enjoy Music with Rob Angus and his Band!
Learn about Salamanders! See displays about fish, frogs, turtles and birds – Free Arts & crafts for kids to make. Food Plate with chocolate or drinks ($1.00) and popcorn.
Find out about a new invasive plant that is invading river habitats.

See photos of the 2017 Festival taken by The Homewood Star.
Visit the Salamander Festival Event Page, for details about the festival.
Also, see a video from the festival filmed by Bill Mathews

For photos and a video about Spotted salamanders – click here.