Dogs and Tortoises |by Danielle Churchill, DVM …..

Can Dogs and Tortoises Co-exist ….. Frequently, when we get questions about pets and wildlife interacting, the worry is about how local wildlife can harm our furry family members. While, this is a concern, in the Tampa Bay area it is more common that wildlife is injured by our domestic pets. The decrease in songbird…

DIAMONDBACK TERRAPINS HAVE A NEW HOME

DiamondBack Terrapins have a new home at the Upper Tampa Bay Park. We are pleased to announce a huge addition to Owls Nest, one that we have been working with people for months. Upper Tampa bay and The Parks Dept for Hillsborough had a private donor, Jack Berlin come forward with a donation of $25.000,…

River Otter Kits to be Released

Orphaned North American River Otter Kits to be Released at Werner-Boyce Salt Springs Park, NPR, FL on June 2nd New Port Richey, Fl – Owl’s Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife is excited to announce the release of the North American River Otter Kits orphaned earlier this year. On Saturday, June 2nd around 11:00 AM we will…

Owl’s Nest is Celebrating Mother Earth This Weekend

Owl’s Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife will be celebrating Earth Day at two events this weekend and you’re invited. Earth Day is an annual event celebrated worldwide on April 22nd, with various events that demonstrate support for environmental protection. Owl’s Nest mission has always been to protect and conserve native Florida wildlife and we are proud…

Celebrating Gopher Tortoise Day …..

Join us Saturday for Gopher Tortoise Day in the Park | by Doreen Damm ….. We work with gopher tortoises year round here at Owl’s Nest but you can join us this weekend at George C. McGough Nature Park’s Gopher Tortoise Day Celebration. Come out and learn about these valuable Keystone Species and our native wildlife…