School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences to hold Spring Fling April 18

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences will host its Spring Fling Friday, April 18, at coach Pat Dye’s Crooked Oaks Farm and Quail Hollow Gardens in Notasulga, Ala. Net proceeds from the fundraising gala will fund scholarships, program support and educational initiatives in the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences.

Events begin at 5 p.m. and will include an archery exhibition; live and silent auctions; demonstrations from the Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve, Birds of a Feather and the Southeastern Raptor Center; special appearances; and dinner and dancing, with live music provided by Kidd Blue. Dinner will be provided by Conecuh Sausage and the Organized Seafood Association of Alabama.

Individual tickets for Friday night’s events are $100 each and can be purchased at www.auburn.edu/springfling, at the door or by calling (334) 844-2791. Sponsorship packages are also available.

For more information regarding tickets, sponsorship levels, how to become a vendor or to donate to the auctions, contact Heather Crozier, director of development for Auburn University’s School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, at (334) 844-2791 or at vannhea@auburn.edu.

Contact the school on Facebook for photos, news and updates about sponsors and vendors at www.facebook.com/SpringFlingOutdoorExpo.

(Submitted by Jessica Nelson.)

Contact: Heather Crozier, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, (334) 844-2791, (vannhea@auburn.edu), or Mike Clardy, Office of Communications and Marketing, (334) 844-9999 (clardch@auburn.edu)