Rating: 5 stars 12 12 reviews
PO Box 1449 Anna Maria FL 34216 USA
Wildlife, Inc. dedicates itself to the education of the public in aspects of wildlife and the environment and accepts over 3,000 native wildlife individuals of all species in Florida with the purpose of returning them to the wild.
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My wife, Gail, and I started Wildlife, Inc. in January of 1987 and it was just a little hobby in the beginning. There were numerous other rehabbers in the area including the one that we had volunteered for in the previous year. We had one small flight cage and also used our front porch to rehab the small amount of wildlife that came in. Over the years most of the other rehabbers dropped out for one reason are another but mostly for financial reasons. I was a Division Chief for Manatee County Public Safety so we were able to finance our operation in the beginning. As our call load continued to increase we converted our three car garage into an infirmary, fenced in our property from front to back , built a big walk through flight in the back with ten individual flights and lined both sides of our house with cages. The front yard is fenced in for open space rehabbing. We do several thousand calls a year and service Manatee and Sarasota County and other surrounding counties. We also do numerous educational programs in the schools, clubs and other events. In January of 2015 we received the "People of the Year Award" from the Anna Maria Island Sun and in 2007 we received "The President's Volunteer Service Award" and in 2015 we received an award from "the Manatee County Sheriff's Office" for our participation "The Flight TO The North Pole" which is a Christmas event for disabled children, to mention a few. We continue to grow each year and with the help of our dedicated volunteers we provide a high level of service to our community.