GPS Address:

3400 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Come on down to PRWC to visit some of our residents. We are open 365 days a year from 11:00 to 4:00 for visitors and from 8:00 to 5:00 for injured animal intake.

I’m baaaack. For those of you who missed me, thanks for the well-wishes and for constantly interrupting my recent vacation to tell me you want me to write more articles. Obviously, absolutely nothing has been happening at Peace River Wildlife Center worth writing about. We haven’t had any cute patients admitted. (Okay, except for these

Empty Nest Syndrome

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 by

Everyone handles Empty Nest Syndrome differently. My only child is a senior at Charlotte High School this year and, as such, is getting ready to graduate. She attended her prom last week (wearing a dress I thought might cause her father to have a heart attack) and will be packing off to the University of

A Crane-Full of Appreciation

Tuesday, 10 June 2014 by

Who knew a Sandhill crane with a crooked smile could warm your heart? During this busy spring season, we accepted hundreds of animals but one in particular stands out. On May 6, 2013 one of our experienced wildlife rescuers, Sam Custer, went out to investigate a report of an injured Sandhill crane in Punta Gorda. When

Where in the World Is Wally?

Wednesday, 04 June 2014 by

Some mothers are nurturing and selfless.  My mother was not that mother.  (Not her fault, that’s just the way children were treated by her generation.)  Some mothers raise self-reliant children and never laugh when their children get hurt.  I am not that mother.  (Not my proudest moment, but a funny story for a later time.) 

This coming Tuesday, May 6 from noon to noon the following day, Wednesday May 7 Peace River Wildlife Center will be involved with an online fundraising initiative.  The Giving Challenge is sponsored by The Giving Partner, a local foundation dedicated to helping donors make more informed decisions about giving.   During that 24 hour time

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