PRWC News

PRWC & COVID-19: How You Can Help PRWC During This Time

Our public facility located at Ponce de Leon Park is temporarily closed in order to comply with governmental recommendations and guidelines to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Public safety is of our utmost concern and ... continue reading

NOW OPEN FOR WILDLIFE INTAKE: PRWC’s New Wildlife Hospital Facility

We are pleased to announce that our new Wildlife Hospital is currently open for intake of injured or orphaned native Florida wildlife. Hours: 8 am-5 pm, Daily Location address: 223 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... continue reading

Construction of New Center Update

The gears have been greased and are slowly beginning to turn in the direction of a brand new PRWC! Thanks to the efforts of Weiler Engineering, who has come on board to redesign not only ... continue reading

Say hola to our interns

There is some dissention as to whether explorer Juan Ponce de Leon, the namesake of the park where Peace River Wildlife Center is located, was the first European to discover Florida upon his visit in ... continue reading

Thank You, CFSC, PF, NMNM and R&R

In 2017, PRWC was one of four organizations, out of nearly 100, chosen to participate in the Margin & Mission Ignition Earned Income Initiative. This program, funded by the Patterson Foundation, is a social enterprise ... continue reading

New Center Construction

Preliminary construction plans for a 3600 square foot building include an educational center, hospital, surgical suite, administrative offices, expanded gift shop and storage. Educational center will include: static displays such as nests, fossils and artifacts; ... continue reading

The flight of “Icarus” updates

DR. ROBINS BLOGS RELATED TO “ICARUS”: Icarus Flies Again on 10/25/18 can be found here Icarus Update on 2/22/18 can be found here Icarus Falls Again on 12/14/18 can be found here   10/17/2018 – ICARUS UPDATE: RELEASE DAY ... continue reading