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.

The end is NOT near

Friday, 03 October 2014 by

  Once upon a time there was a sweet, innocent wildlife rehabilitation center that loved nothing more than to rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured and orphaned wildlife.  Representatives of this magical facility skipped through the forest, scooping up hurt animals, and made them all better.  This facility never had any needs unmet.  They had all

A Hitchhiker’s Guide to PRWC

Friday, 26 September 2014 by

An alert Arcadia Florida resident picked up a hitchhiker last May.  While we do not generally encourage this sort of reckless behaviour, we are happy to report a positive outcome for this incident.  She found a fuzzy little “sandpiper” chick along the side of a busy road and attempted to hand raise it.  After three

Coastal Cleanup 2014

Friday, 19 September 2014 by

I will be out on the beach on Manasota Key this Saturday morning picking up trash.  That is how I spend every weekend that I can manage to get away from Peace River Wildlife Center.  The unusual thing about this weekend is that I will not be alone.  Not that I find myself strolling a

Eagle Soars Again

Friday, 05 September 2014 by

Some keep the Sabbath going to Church – I keep it, staying at Home – With a Bobolink for a Chorister – And an Orchard, for a Dome – Some keep the Sabbath in Surplice – I, just wear my Wings – And instead of tolling the Bell, for Church, Our little Sexton – sings.

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It’s Not The Heat

Friday, 29 August 2014 by

I’ll stop the world and melt with you.  While that is a catchy 80’s post-punk era tune, it is not a great way to spend a day at work.  Unfortunately, we can’t stop the world from delivering injured animals to us here at Peace River Wildlife Center, but it does feel like we are melting.