Sitting on over 16,000 acres of serene southern forest, with ten miles of St. Marys riverfront, and over 100 structures, White Oak is truly a unique property. A former rice and tree plantation, White Oak hosts meeting, conferences, and corporate retreats for groups looking to escape from the busy world into a productive setting. The natural surroundings and elegant buildings decorated with antiques and artwork from around the world provide an inspirational and relaxing atmosphere for guests.
The conservation center houses 32 imperiled species as part of our conservation breeding programs with the goal of saving some of the world’s most iconic species from extinction. Rhinoceros, okapi, and cheetah form the core of our flagship species approach to conservation- both here in Florida and across the globe. We offer public tours and events that take you behind the scenes of a working conservation center and give you a chance to meet some of our animal residents and their expert caretakers.
White Oak Target Species
Southern Black Rhino
Steve Shurter is the Executive Director at White Oak Conservation. Steve also serves as an Observer on the C2S2 Board of Directors.