‘Peace River Wildlife Center’

Can ‘coon

No, this isn’t yet another column about my travel exploits.  This week Peace River Wildlife Center admitted a raccoon in a pretty precarious position. While emptying recycle bins in the Punta Gorda Isles neighborhood, the ... continue reading

Slipping into fall

With all the hubbub over Hurricane Irma, how many of us missed the arrival of autumn?  Here at Peace River Wildlife Center we usually notice this change in seasons well before the temperatures start to ... continue reading

The show must go on

As I write this week’s column, Hurricane Irma is barreling toward Florida.  She may slam into Miami, skim the east coast, wander up the center of the state, or even end up in the Gulf.  ... continue reading

Paranoia will destroy ya

The call comes in at 6 p.m.  Someone had seen an eagle on the ground at 10 that morning.  He had called Florida Fish and Wildlife, but they did not have an officer in the ... continue reading

It’s not all beer and skittles

Most of the stories that make it to publication are success stories—the warm, fuzzy stories about rescues, rehabs, and releases that went according to plan.  It sounds so easy and rewarding when focusing only on ... continue reading

Cute little stinkers

This week’s “cutest little stinker” award goes to a pair of eastern spotted skunks.  This brother and sister duo was found in someone’s garage and quickly evicted.  They are resting comfortably at Peace River Wildlife ... continue reading

It’s a boy!

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 ... continue reading

Who wore it better?

In case you missed Fashion Week in Paris, do not despair.  It’s time for Couture Week at Peace River Wildlife Center.  This week we will be hosting a “Who Wore It Better?” campaign.  As seen ... continue reading

Same old story–mostly

“Have you tried turning it off and then back on again?”  I’m sure the on-call technicians for computer services get tired of hearing the same problem and giving the same advice over and over.  The ... continue reading

Why are you here?

I usually try to avoid political discussions in this weekly forum, but it is getting to the point where that is impossible.  The illegal aliens have infiltrated Peace River Wildlife Center and we demand that ... continue reading

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