Piedmont Wildlife Center

364 Leigh Farm Road
Durham, NC 27701


Piedmont Wildlife CenterThe Mission of Piedmont Wildlife Center is to foster healthy connections among people, wildlife and nature.

Goals of the wildlife conservation program at Piedmont Wildlife Center include:

    * To inventory flora and fauna of Leigh Farm Park and surrounding New Hope Creek natural areas for existence of invasive species as well as threatened species and species of special concern.
    * To restore wildlife habitat in New Hope Creek that encourages native wildlife to live, roost and flourish in its natural areas
    * To provide nest boxes for native wildlife in New Hope Creek and encourage use in the backyards of area residents
    * To teach area residents how to provide food, water, cover and a place for wildlife to raise young in their backyard
    * To involve the public in community service through conservation projects
    * To study the human impact on various species of wildlife (current project is studying impact on box turtle population in Leigh Farm Park)

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