Scott Courdin, Wildlife Curator
Scott Courdin manages the entire collection of the Center for Wildlife Education’s animals, which include raptors, reptiles, mammals, waterfowl, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates. Scott also directs the flighted demonstrations and designs and maintains the centers exhibits. Scott is an accomplished wildlife rehabilitator, falconer and environmental educator. Scott serves in the Georgia National Guard as a Platoon Sergeant with Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry (L). In 2005 Scott was deployed to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom and again in 2009 to Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom. Scott holds an A.A. in General Science from Georgia Military College, and a B.A. in Anthropology from Georgia Southern University. While attending Georgia Southern, Scott worked alongside the Director, Steve Hein, caring for and training animals before the centers opening. Scott has been employed as the Curator at the Wildlife Center since its establishment in 1997.