Our Mission

“Save endangered wildlife and habitats through sustainable conservation breeding, education and responsible land stewardship.”

White Oak is one of the world’s premiere wildlife breeding, education, and training facilities.  Located along the St. Marys River in northeast Florida, our wildlife conservation facility spans over 16,000 acres of pine and hardwood forest and wetlands.

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Founded in 1982, White Oak leads professional efforts to improve veterinary care, develop holistic animal management techniques, and better understand the biology of critically endangered species.  White Oak is an Association of Zoos and Aquariums certified facility and works closely with zoo and conservation partners to advance our mission.