Fort Lauderdale, FL   August 31, 2021 – The South Florida Wildlife Center announced today it has been named a “2021 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by Great Nonprofits, the leading website for community recommendations of charities and nonprofits. Since 1969, South Florida Wildlife Center (SFWC) has protected wildlife by providing skilled and compassionate veterinary service, rehabilitative care, community … Continue reading SFWC NAMED 2021 TOP-RATED NONPROFIT

Summer 2021 Newsletter

Read our latest newsletter – Summer 2021 South Florida’s Wild Side!

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South Florida Man Nearly Electrocuted Trying To Reach Bird’s Nest Off Power Line

A man is being treated at JMH’s burn unit after being electrocuted trying to reach a parrot’s nest. Learn more about these parrots from Julie D’Errico, Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator for SFWC.

Feeding Wildlife: What You Should Know

South Florida is a unique place where people from all over prosper, as do the many species of animals who called it home first. However, as the population of humans continues to grow, we find ourselves living amongst our wild neighbors and wanting to find a way to help them since they are so curious … Continue reading Feeding Wildlife: What You Should Know

Announcing the winners of our 2021 Photography Contest

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Wildlife Photography Contest!

The Wildlife Rescue Warriors Who Rule Fort Lauderdale

Two small organizations are making big differences for animals in southern Florida.

After two years of treatment, this pelican was eager to return home.

On August 23, 2019, a young Brown Pelican was admitted to the hospital, emaciated, and with a hook injury to her right-wing. Sadly, these types of injuries are not uncommon at South Florida Wildlife Center (SFWC). When birds and turtles get caught by fishing hooks, and the line is cut instead of being removed, or … Continue reading After two years of treatment, this pelican was eager to return home.

Spring 2021 Newsletter

South Florida’s Wild Side IN THIS ISSUE: Message from our Executive Director| Our journey through COVID-19 | Past and Upcoming Events | Quarter in Review | Become a HomeCare Hero | Volunteer Spotlight: George Hill | Thank you!