Summer 2021 Newsletter

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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!

South Florida Wildlife Center Receives Grant from the Community Foundation of Broward to Rescue, Treat, and Rehabilitate Wildlife

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – (April 8, 2021) – South Florida Wildlife Center, which has been caring for wildlife in crisis since 1969, has received a $30,000 grant from the following Funds at the Community Foundation of Broward: Helen and Frank Stoykov Charitable Endowment Fund, Helen Victoria Foote Fund, and David and Francie Horvitz Family Fund. … Continue reading South Florida Wildlife Center Receives Grant from the Community Foundation of Broward to Rescue, Treat, and Rehabilitate Wildlife

Coyote caught after being spotted in Hallandale Beach backyard

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers took the coyote to the South Florida Wildlife Center after Hallandale Beach Police officers held the animal until they arrived.