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.

Batty for Bats

Wednesday, 27 August 2014 by

We have literally gone batty at Peace River Wildlife Center.  And I mean that, well, literally.  Not like OMGSuzie’s recent comment on a Facebook post, “I just literally cried my eyes out!!!!”  Because if she really had just cried so hard she lost both eyes, I’m impressed by her typing ability.  I didn’t think I

Squirrel Season

Sunday, 24 August 2014 by

I realize the first breaths of a cool autumn breeze are weeks if not months away here in southwest Florida, but the seasons are changing already at Peace River Wildlife Center.  Baby bird season runs from April through August.  During that time we receive up to 20 baby birds every day, each of which has

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Ridin’ the Storm Out

Friday, 15 August 2014 by

  Where were you during Charley?  That is the question on everyone’s lips and minds this week in Punta Gorda, Florida.  If you have to ask, “Charley Who?” you are obviously a newcomer and while we welcome you to our lovely little corner of paradise, please step aside while us old-timers reminisce.  As you have

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Elle–Guardian of Her Galaxy

Friday, 08 August 2014 by

My faithful readers and I have been on some wild rides together over the years.  From troubleshooting computer problems (that one ended with the sage advice to consult an expert) to discussing the proper way to cook eagle (that one started with “don’t”), every week is an adventure.  Heck, every day at Peace River Wildlife

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Saving Cranes

Friday, 01 August 2014 by

People are funny.  Funny like a clown.  And who isn’t terrified of clowns now?  Stephen King did for clowns what Anne Rice did for vampires.  Except that Stephen King took a fairly innocuous childhood staple and transformed it into the stuff of nightmares while Anne Rice took a monster and made it sexy.  Writers are

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