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.

It’s a boy!

Thursday, 20 July 2017 by

I’ll bet many of you didn’t even know we were expecting here at Peace River Wildlife Center.  We didn’t know ourselves until Wildlife Center of Venice (WCV) called to ask if we could provide a permanent home for a fledgling barred owl that they had taken in and would not be able to release. A

Barred owl re-nest

Thursday, 13 April 2017 by

Peace River Wildlife Center admitted a branching barred owl this week.  The little guy had fallen out of his nest in a tree cavity at a local park.  Observers were watching the family and reported that there were two other babies still in the nest—a clutch size of two to three is normal for barred

Barred owl with gunshot wound

Thursday, 05 November 2015 by

Wildlife-1, Gun-Toting Troglodytes-0.  I’m not even referring to the recent black bear hunt in Florida.  I refuse to slog into that particular morass at this time.  Peace River Wildlife Center admitted a barred owl a few weeks ago that had been shot.  More than once.  On numerous occasions.   The pellet that brought him down hit

Barred Owl Saved From The Drink

Thursday, 15 October 2015 by

Conventional Wisdom recommends against mowing first thing in the morning when the grass is still wet.  “Ha!” say I.  “What do you know, Conventional Wisdom?”  I had just gotten done mowing when it started to rain.  Victoriously, I thought had I waited, I would have had to mow the grass when it was wet.  Oh,

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