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Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center


The Dixon Center sits on 5,430 acres of land near Andalusia, Alabama. The Center has a diversity of habitat types, including freshwater springs, longleaf pine forests, bottomland hardwoods, and Conecuh River frontage.

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The Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center offers comfortable sleeping accommodations, a full-service kitchen cafeteria, laundry, multiple classrooms, computers, audiovisual equipment, and Wi-Fi.

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The Dixon Center offers modern education facilities on 5,430 acres and is close to multiple other fields and traditional learning opportunities.    

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Campus Features

Located in Covington & Escambia, Counties, Alabama, the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center features four miles of Conecuh River frontage, upland and bottomland forests, Karst topography, and a diverse wildlife population.

The Campus

Experiential Learning

Learn by doing. Receive your classroom lecture in the morning and experience the lesson the same day with the hands-on field training offered by this unique learning environment.


Plan Your Visit with The Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center

The Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center functions as a living laboratory for hands-on, experiential learning for students, practitioners, and landowners who come to the facility to explore its diverse ecosystems and learn best practices from leaders in their field. For private groups, the SDFEC is an excellent venue for special events, meetings, and other functions that offers pleasant gathering spaces, comfortable living quarters, cafeteria-style dining, technological resources, and abundant recreation opportunities.

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Phone: (334) 222-7779
Address: 12130 Dixon Center Road, Andalusia, AL 36420

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