- Jan 5, 2021
We are delighted to introduce you to Alessandra Medri, the new Executive Director of the South Florida Wildlife Center (SFWC)! Alessandra has spent the past 25 years of her professional career as an environmental scientist and animal welfare professional in South Florida. She brings a decades-long commitment to wildlife protection and professional accomplishments in environmental … Continue reading Meet our new Executive Director: Alessandra Medri
- Mar 18, 2020
As the situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to raise concerns, we wanted to assure you that South Florida Wildlife Center will continue to fulfill its commitment to sick and injured wildlife while dealing with reduced staffing and the critical need for social distancing. Our wildlife patients rely on us each day for medical care, food, … Continue reading Our response to COVID-19
- Sep 19, 2019
“That’s where the dart went in,” said Dr. Renata Schneider from the South Florida Wildlife Center as she pointed to a scabbed spot. “And where my thumb is right here is the bird’s spine, so this patient was very very lucky that the dart went just barely an inch beneath the spine,” she said.
- Aug 17, 2019
(WSVN) – Bats may have a bad rap, but don’t let their scary reputation fool you. Yellow bats are crucial to keeping South Florida’s mosquito population in check, but this year, there has been a surge in sick and orphaned bats.
- Jul 26, 2019
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – An injured turtle is getting a second chance thanks to a local wildlife center.
- Jul 2, 2019
An adult snapping turtle that was found on the side of a Dania Beach road is recovering after surgeons removed pieces of a balloon from its large intestine.
- Mar 22, 2019
“As their natural habitat in South Florida is being removed for development, we can actually save the population by removing those that are displaced and having them in suitable areas such as this,” said Julie D’Errico, South Florida Wildlife Center rescue and release coordinator.
- Jul 31, 2018
On July 21, a 90-plus-degree day, the South Florida Wildlife Center got a shocking delivery: an unknown individual dumped a sealed styrofoam box containing five live kittens outside the facility.
- Jul 27, 2018
Every month, South Florida Wildlife Center treats animals deliberately injured by people who simply left them to suffer after inflicting the grievous wounds. Just this month, our rescue team brought in a young Egyptian goose who had been shot through the neck with an arrow.
- Jun 1, 2018
SFWC is caring for two baby Least Terns after they were displaced by the bad weather over the weekend. The Least Tern is listed by the state as a threatened species.