Her name has been chosen!

The votes are in! One our new bears will be named ‘Oatmeal’! Thank you to the makers of the card game “Bears vs Babies” – they are making a generous $10,000 donation to help with the care of the animals and they asked their Kickstarter community to vote on a name. Please join us in[…]

We are a 2016 Top-Rated Nonprofit!

Thanks to all of your outstanding reviews, we are a Top-Rated Nonprofit again this year on GreatNonProfits.org We couldn’t have done it without you! Keep the reviews coming and help spread the word about the sanctuary to help us continue our expansion.

Alternative Spring Break Students Strike Again!

University of Central Florida, Ohio State University and University of Kentucky students have been working hard to help the animals The hard-working Alternative Break students take a pledge to perform community service instead of joining their partying classmates during spring break. They are a remarkable group of volunteers and have always accomplished amazing things for[…]

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, #Giving Tuesday!

#GivingTuesday inspires personal philanthropy and encourages bigger, better and smarter charitable giving. During the holiday season, show the world that you really know what it is all about, you know how to GIVE for the holidays! #GivingTuesday will take place on December 1, 2015. Over the years, an average of 500 animals a year are[…]

Bear Freedom Project 2015 update

The cub made a few steps toward a tree then just stopped, crouched and cried. He knew he wasn’t strong enough to escape. This was the beginning of our black bear rehabilitation/release project – with an endangered Louisiana black bear. We named the little guy “Avonaco”, a Native American Cheyenne name meaning “lean bear.” He[…]

You helped us do it!

As 2014 draws to a close, Forest Animal Rescue by Peace River Refuge & Ranch celebrates its 16th year of operation. Together we have achieved a great deal, and YOU have contributed mightily to our many accomplishments.   Here are a few highlights: We have rescued hundreds of wild animals with nowhere else to go,[…]