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The Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences will host its third annual Spring Fling on Saturday, April 18, at legendary coach Pat Dye’s Crooked Oaks Hunting Preserve in Notasulga, Alabama. All proceeds raised from the event will go to benefit scholarships, fellowships and student programs in the School of Forestry and Wildlife.

Saturday’s events will begin at 5 p.m., and will include silent and live auctions conducted by Dye, live music and dancing, tours of Dye’s home and Quail Hollow Gardens, photos with Aubie, Birds of a Feather and Southeastern Raptor Center attractions, and Outdoor Forestry and Wildlife exhibits. A fresh seafood dinner courtesy of the Organized Seafood Association of Alabama will be served at 6 p.m.

Sponsorship opportunities exist for businesses, organizations and individuals that range in value and benefits. These benefits, depending on the sponsorship level, include reserved tables and preferred seating, on-site and online advertising, and preferred parking. In addition, the school is seeking additional silent and live auction donors. To discuss these opportunities, contact Heather Crozier, director of development, at (334) 844-2791 or

For more information or to purchase event tickets, go to the Spring Fling website.