GPS Address:

3400 W. Marion Ave., Punta Gorda, FL 33950

Join us for a Bluegrass Music Celebration to benefit PRWC!

The event will be held at History Park in beautiful Downtown Punta Gorda, FL

Join us at this family fun filled event which celebrates the start of the Burrowing Owl nesting season and all of Cape Coral’s natural wildlife treasures.

Festival highlights include the Mote Marine Mobile Education Exhibit, environmental and wildlife organizations with educational exhibits and live animals, bus tours to local burrowing owl burrows, demonstrations on burrowing owl burrow maintenance and starter burrows. There will be on site speakers with wildlife presentations and live birds of prey. Enjoy a tour through the live interactive butterfly house and learn about their host and nectar plants. Artists, photographers and craft vendors of all things natural, native and wild will have lovely items for sale. Children will enjoy the free arts and crafts activities at the Children’s Creative Corner. Also on site will be music and food vendors, so plan to spend the day.

Thank you, volunteers

Friday, 24 February 2017 by

We often talk about the number of animals we see at Peace River Wildlife Center.  Let’s look at the number of people that impact and are impacted by PRWC.  By rough estimate, we have approximately 90,000 visitors each year coming to the Center to tour our permanent residents’ habitats and learn more about native Florida

X-ray vision

Thursday, 16 February 2017 by

I spent the last week in Orlando at a veterinary conference.  Did you know that Orlando is Latin for “way too much traffic in one place?”  That may be an alternative fact, but I could believe it, and that seems to have become the hallmark for truth lately.  Not only is there too much traffic,

The other crane report

Thursday, 02 February 2017 by

Once upon a time there was a sandhill crane named Chickie Pants.  Well, in all fairness, that is probably not the name his biological parents gave him.  But since it can sometimes be difficult to translate Cranese to modern English (the accent alone make most words almost impossible to pronounce) his foster parents at Peace