Gopher Tortoise Day

Come one, come all to a celebration of all things Gopher Tortoise! In a previous post, we talked about springtime and how it’s a wonderful chance to get outside and experience nature. Well, this Saturday (April 8th) at Upper Tampa Bay Park we will be hosting Gopher Tortoise Day to represent this unique and important…

Juvenile Bald Eagle Release

Two weeks ago we received a call from Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) regarding a juvenile bald eagle at a landfill in Sumter County. While this is further then we generally cover this was a special case. FWC had two officers who had already spent an entire day attempting to get their hands on the…

Pet Day at MiraBay Market

We love all animals, both wild and domestic! Tomorrow we have the privilege of taking part in MiraBay Market’s Pets Day. While the animals we focus our rescue efforts on are not pet species, we have a deep connection to responsible pet ownership and are excited to get to be a part of this event.…

The Bird with a Bank Account

Back in December we received a call from a couple living in the Eagles neighborhood of Odessa, Florida. The couple had found an osprey that was grounded and appeared to be emaciated and depressed. Our federally permitted rehabber, Kris, was able to quickly arrive at the couples property and assess the animal. The bird was…