Fantastic news article by The Suncoast News Network about the five pelicans that we will release on Saturday. Each one of them had to be rescued, taken to the center where they were rehabbed back to health. Join us to help send these guys across the finish line and back to paradise.
Everyone is welcome to join us for a Pelican Release Party Saturday March 24th 2018 at 6:00 PM! We will meet at the North Jetty Beach Park where you can watch some of our rescued, rehabilitated birds be released back into paradise where they belong and stay to watch the 7:43 PM sunset! This event is at the North Jetty Park just before the North Jetty (not at the Jetty!) We will be arriving shortly before 6:00 PM unloading crates and parading the crates down to the beach. Because this event is all about the well being of the wildlife, we will need everyone to be prompt for the event, as we can not keep the birds waiting. We will be selling raffle tickets for $5.00 per ticket for a chance to open one of the wildlife crate doors to release the wildlife. Our very own Wildlife Center of Venice Tervis Tumblers will be for sale. Any other donations are greatly appreciated, please check our wish list on our website. Please feel free to share with everyone! Your wildlife thanks you in advance.
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We are happy to announce that our on-line store is finally up and running.
Please consider showing your support for our fantastic Florida wildlife, stay hydrated, and help support The Wildlife Center of Venice by purchasing our Made in America, lifetime-guaranteed Tervis Tumblers. Stay tuned, some other very cool WCV swag is on the way. We can ship to you, you can pick up at the center, or if you are local, we can possibly have one of our transporters deliver them to you while they are out on their daily runs. Please direct any ordering questions to WCVwebmaster@gmail.com. Thank you!!
Come join us at our new location and see the wonderful new space we will be occupying in 2018. This is the perfect chance to get a tour of the new property we are working on purchasing. See the great office space, amazing room for cages and pens and the clean, untouched areas for expansion. Also, we will be giving tours of our old area across the street where the animals are currently residing. Children are most certainly welcome.
While you are here, say hi to the goats. Rumor has it that they like carrots…
The new location is just about 100 yards from our old home, on the Southwest corner of Border Road and N. Jackson Road. You enter from Jackson Road. Admission is free, but we are seriously hoping that you will make a (non-carrot) contribution to support our ongoing efforts to rescue wildlife and make the purchase that will finally provide us with a permanent home. Thanks in advance for your continued support through this very important transitional period for The Wildlife Center of Venice!!
Happy New Year to all of our donors, supporters and volunteers!! 2018 will be a big year for WCV while we continue to transition to our new permanent home. Check out our very own WCV Tervis Tumblers that will be for sale very soon in our new online store. Stay hydrated while supporting the Wildlife Center of Venice and help the local economy by buying lifetime guaranteed Tervis Tumblers manufactured right here in Venice, Florida!