Spring Has Sprung

The Wildlife Center has shifted to its Spring/Summer operating hours and is now open Monday through Friday 9:00-6:00 and weekends 9:00-4:00pm.  Sunday was  the first full day of spring and it is quite appropriate that a baby Great Horned owl became the 1000th intake of the year.  Raptor babies, especially Great Horned Owls are usually […]

A Bump in the Night

Would you know what to do if you heard scratching from the wall or  thumps in the ceiling? Your quick reaction could mean the difference between the life or death of an animal(s) and whether there is damage to property from the animal’s activities or from its decomposition.

If you didn’t hear animal activity until […]

By |September 19th, 2010|Conflict Management, Educational Articles, Opossum, Raccoon, Squirrels|0 Comments

Hurricane Ike Squirrels

  WR&E Rises to the Challenge – with a little help from our friends!
The Wildlife Center was spic and span for our Annual Open House when all eyes shifted to the Gulf and Hurricane Ike. Any Gulf Coast hurricane makes rehabilitators anxious, but Ike seemed determined to follow in Rita’s footsteps. Executive Director, […]

By |August 22nd, 2009|Squirrels, Wildlife Rescue|0 Comments

Squirrels, Squirrels Everywhere Squirrels

By Cyndi Bohannon

Squirrelly –adjective; eccentric, dosage cunningly unforthcoming, sickness reticent, odd, crazy, unpredictable, jumpy, restless or nervous…….a pretty unflattering description all things considered.  However, the adjective actually describes behaviors that with respect to evolution are extremely advanced.

The squirrel’s bizarre zigzag / double back flight from danger seems random and indecisive, but […]

By |August 20th, 2009|Educational Articles, Species Article, Squirrels|0 Comments