2017 Valentine Dinner
TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT. THANK YOU!!
To allow our wonderful volunteers some much-needed family time, please note for the 2016 holiday season our intake center will be CLOSED:
December 24, 2016
December 25, 2016
December 26, 2016
December 31, 2016
January 1, 2017
Thank you for your understanding!
Who really needs more candy? If you'd like to send a Halloween greeting to a friend or loved one, make a donation of $10 or more to Friends of Texas Wildlife and we will mail the card of your choice to them. Cards are full-sized, inside text reads:
Dear (person of your choice),
To honor you this Halloween, a donation has been made to Friends of Texas Wildlife on your behalf by:
(your name here)
From all of us and the animals we care for, Happy Halloween!
It’s that time of the year when focus seems to turn to spooky themes, nocturnal happenings, and all things that go bump in the night. In some cultures, owls are considered to bring good fortune, while other cultures view them as harbingers of death. Their wide eyes give them the appearance of being wise, or some would even say magical. Can they really turn their heads all the way around? Do they really have horns on their heads? The images of owls seem to
If you’ve ever taken an early morning or early evening stroll, you’ve likely seen wild rabbits as they venture out to forage for food. Although they can be active during any time of day or night, they are known as being crepuscular, which means they are most active in the twilight hours of both sunrise and sunset. They have adapted to being most active during these hours to help them avoid predators.
Love them or not, you have to admit that squirrels are tenacious little critters. Anyone who has ever watched them try to raid a “squirrel-proof” birdfeeder knows that. While the loss of a local bird buffet can be somewhat frustrating, squirrels do have their place in the natural order of things, and they also provide us with some nice benefits.
Of all the animals people bring us to assist at our intake center, the one that most seem to be afraid of or dislike most is the opossum. Often that fear or dislike is based on misinformation. In this article, we’d like to convert a few more of our readers to become fans of opossums.
Hopefully you saw Spring Wildlife Babies, Part One, last month, but if you missed it you can read it lower in the blog. This month’s article will focus on wildlife babies that arrive a little later in the spring as well as what is normal behavior for wildlife in general this time of the year.