Peace River Wildlife Center

3400 Ponce de Leon Parkway | Punta Gorda, Florida 33950 | 941-637-3830

A Non Profit Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center


What to look for and what you can do to help prevent harm to our wildlife.

Yard Work

Mourning dove hatchlings


Be observative, look for animals and their nests before you begin tree trimming, lawn maintanance or yard work. 





Dogs and Cats

Red-eyed vireo


We admit many patients injured, and often killed due to pets. Small birds and mammals are often the prey of house cats.




Fishing Supplies

Lure stuck in a pelican's bill


Fishing Hooks and Line are a constant threat to our wildlife. Feeding birds Filleted Fish Carcasses also pose a danger.




Orhaned or Not?

Litter and Garbage

Window Reflections