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.

Goodbye 2016

Thursday, 05 January 2017 by

2016 is finally over.  As one of the worst years in recent memory, it will not be missed.  We will miss the people we lost and the ideals that have been trampled.  So many bad things happened this past year, with the possibility of causing even more dreadful consequences, that it is difficult to look

When Squirrels Fly

Thursday, 15 December 2016 by

My most recently rescued dog is a huge help with the yardwork. Benjamin is a long-haired standard dachshund who seems to delight in letting me know when it is time to mow the grass. He is much too polite to point out that the weeds that grow in my back yard are not even remotely

Punta Gorda, Florida was incorporated on December 7, 1887.  The first week in December of each year, Punta Gorda commemorates Founder’s Day with a week-long celebration including plenty of home-town revelry and this year is no exception.  Peace River Wildlife Center invites everyone to join us for our Founder’s Day event and Celebrate the Holidays with

Open today, and in the future

Thursday, 24 November 2016 by

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone from Peace River Wildlife Center.  We are finally winding down the frantic bustle of spring and summer with all of the baby birds and mammals we take in during those long, simmering days.  Our rehabbers are now focusing on annual physical exams for all of our residents and taking care of

Bats in our belfry

Thursday, 17 November 2016 by

Well, now that that’s over, let’s all take a minute to reassess where we stand.  No, I am not talking about the recent national election debacle and its vitriolic rhetoric.  (Or in words that both sides can understand:  Mean people saying hurtful things, most of which are downright lies!)  The fallout from that is nowhere