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Alabama

Birmingham Zoo
2630 Cahaba Road
Birmingham, AL 35223
Phone: 205-879-0409
www.birminghamzoo.com

Coastal Wonders Environmental Education Program
c/o Beckwith Camp and Conference Center
10400 Beckwith Lane Fairhope, AL 36532
Phone: 251-928-2248 • Fax: 251-928-7811
Email: CoastalWonders@Bellsouth.Net
www.coastalwonders.org

Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Blvd.
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
Phone: (251) 861-2141
www.disl.org

McDowell Environmental Center
105 DeLong Road, Nauvoo, Alabama 35578
Email: maggie@campmcdowell.com
www.campmcdowell.com/cmec/index.htm

The Montgomery Zoo
2301 Coliseum Pkwy3611036109-3313
Phone: 334-240-4900
http://zoo.ci.montgomery.al.us

Weeks Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve
P.O. Box 731
Fairhope AL 36533
Phone: 251-990-5004
www.weeksbay.org

World of Water - McWane Center: Adventures in Science
200 19th Street North
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: 205-714-8300
www.mcwane.org


Florida Panhandle

Apalachicola NERR Visitor and Education Center
261 7th Street
Apalachicola, FL 32320
850-653-8063 and 850-653-2296
http://inlet.geol.sc.edu/APA/

Clearwater Marine Aquarium
249 Windward Passage
Clearwater, FL 33767
www.cmaquarium.org

The Florida Aquarium
701 Channelside Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: 813-273-4000
www.flaquarium.net

Florida's Gulfarium
1010 Miracle Strip Pky SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Phone: 850-243-9046 or 800-247-8575
www.gulfarium.com

Manatee & Aquatic Center - Lowry Park Zoo
1101 West Sligh Ave.
Tampa, FL 33604-5958
Phone: 813-935-8552
www.lowryparkzoo.com/AnimalShows/ManateeCenter/ManateeCenter.htm

Mote Marine Laboratory
1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: 941-388-4441
www.mote.org

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Louisiana

Alexandria Zoological Park
3016 Masonic Drive (U.S. Hwy. 165)
Alexandria, LA 71301
Phone: 318/ 473-1143
www.thealexandriazoo.com/

Alligator Bayou Tours
35019 Alligator Bayou Rd.
Prairieville, LA 70769
Phone: 225-642-8297 or 1-888-379-2677
www.alligatorbayou.com

Audobon Aquarium of the Americas in New Orleans
#1 Canal Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Phone: 800-774-7394
www.auduboninstitute.org/aoa/index.htm

Booker Fowler Fish Hatchery
10 Joan Stokes Rd.
Forest Hill, LA 71430
Phone: 318-748-6999
www.wlf.state.la.us/apps/netgear/index.asp?cn=lawlf&pid=558

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
6301 Thomas Road
Baker, LA 70704
Tel: 225-775-3877
www.brzoo.org

Cypress Black Bayou Nature Center
135 Cypress Park Dr.
Benton, LA 71006
Phone: 318-965-0007
www.cypressblackbayou.com/naturectr.html

Kleibert's Alligator & Turtle Farm
1264 West Yellow Water Road
Hammond, LA  70401
Phone: 985-345-3617

Lake Ponchartrain Basin Foundation (Education Office)
P.O. Box 6965
Metarie, LA  70009-6965
Phone: 504-836-2238
www.saveourlake.org

Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium
8124 Hwy. 56
Chauvin, LA 70344
Phone: 985-851-2800
www.lumcon.edu

Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries Museum
303 Williams Blvd.
Kenner, LA 70062
Phone: 504-468-7232

Natchitoches National Fish Hatchery
615 Highway #1, South
Natchitoches, LA 71457
Phone: 318-352-5324
http://natchitoches.fws.gov

Plaquemine Locks State Historic Site
57730 Main Street
Plaquemine, LA 70764
Phone: 225-687-7158 or 1-877-987-7158
www.crt.state.la.us/crt/parks/plaquemine_lock/plaqlock.htm

Port Allen Locks
P.O. Box 499
Port Allen, LA  70767
Phone:: 225-343-3572

Turtle Cove Environmental Research Station
Southeastern Louisiana University (SLU)
Hammond, LA 70402
Phone: 985-549-5008
www3.selu.edu/turtlecove/

USGS National Wetlands Research Center
700 Cajundome Boulevard
Lafayette, Louisiana 70506
Phone: 337-266-8500
www.nwrc.usgs.gov


Mississippi

J.L. Scott Marine Education Center & Aquarium
115 Beach Blvd. (U.S. Hwy. 90)
Biloxi, MS 39530
Phone: 228-374-5550
www.aquarium.usm.edu

Jackson Zoological Park
2918 West Capitol Street
Jackson, MS 39209
Phone: 601-352-2580
www.jacksonzoo.com

Mississippi Museum of Natural History
2148 Riverside Drive
Jackson, Mississippi 39202-1353
Phone: 601-354-7303
www.mdwfp.com/museum/

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