Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center
3535 S Lumpkin Rd.
Columbus, Georgia 31903
Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating, inspiring and empowering all people, including those with minimal access to nature, to engage actively with their environment for continued learning.
At the southern end of the Columbus RiverWalk, the Center offers a view of the ecoregion of West Central Georgia and the Chattahoochee Valley and provides access to samples of the area's rich communities of plants and animals. Opened in 1995 as a collaboration among Columbus Water Works, Columbus State University, and the City of Columbus, the Center provides exhibits, displays and nature trails, and also offers formal and informal programs about the ecology and natural history of the region. Interpretive and hands-on programming is provided by Columbus State University professional staff, contributing faculty, student assistants, and volunteers.
Assist with any tasks that will enhance and/or maintain the facility both outdoors and indoors. Assisting in the execution of special events including but not limited to Reptile Fest, Fairy Fest, Honey Harvest, and Frogwarts.
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Volunteer applications can be found on our website, they must be filled out and submitted to the volunteer coordinator prior to volunteering. Click here to view their website.
Volunteer Work Days- Saturdays 1-4pm
Special Events (usually 7-8 hours)