Salamander Festival 2018
The Festival began with a guided nature hike at Patriot Park in front of the Sr. Center at 2:00 and then 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.
For details about the festival, visit the Salamander Festival Event Page. Also see a video from the festival by Bill Mathews
For photos and a video about Spotted salamanders – click here.