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.

No big deal? It was for her

Thursday, 22 June 2017 by

Are you a litterbug?  Sure you are—we’ve all been there.  Tossed a cigarette butt out of the car window.  Had a plastic Publix bag whip out of the boat as you get up on plane.  Released helium balloons in celebration of a wedding or memorial of a loved one.  But these seemingly insignificant acts that

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

Sandhill Crane Surgery

Thursday, 10 September 2015 by

Wally’s family is back in the news.  Peace River Wildlife Center’s faithful followers may remember a sandhill crane we called Wally.  He was a juvenile sandhill who suffered a broken leg in April 2014 when he got hit by a car near Walmart in Punta Gorda.  This past week we admitted an adult sandhill crane