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Peace River Wildlife Center
Punta Gorda Florida Nature


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NamePeace River Wildlife Center
Address3400 Ponce de Leon Parkway (old W. Marion Ave.)
Ponce de Leon Park
Punta Gorda, Florida 33950
Brief DescriptionA Non-Profit Rehabilitation & Intensive Care Facility
TypeAttraction
CategoryNature
DescriptionThe mission of the Peace River Wildlife Center is to treat and rehabilitate injured and orphaned native Florida wildlife (except venomous snakes) and, if possible, to return them to the wild.

If they cannot be returned to their natural habitat due to sustained non life-threatening physical limitations, a permanent home shall be provided by the Center. We also seek to inform the public about native Florida wildlife and how to co-exist with these beautiful creatures successfully through formal educational outreach activities.

The Peace River Wildlife Center is a nonprofit 503c organization dedicated to the care, preservation and protection of Charlotte County's native wildlife.

Animals (mammals, birds and reptiles) that have been orphaned, displaced or injured are brought to the center. Presently, our annual admission's tally is roughly 2,000; this number has steadily increased every year. Most of our "patients" are rehabilitated and later released back to their natural habitat. For those animals whose injuries are too extensive, the PRWC becomes their permanent home. At present, we have approximately 125 residents. We do not receive any government funding.
Phone 1(941) 637-3830
Emailinfo@peaceriverwildlifecenter.com
Handicapped AccessibleYes
Websitewww.peaceriverwildlifecenter.com
Request BrochurePeace River Tracks Newsletter
Last Updated4/27/2012
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