2017 Christmas for the animals…and thanking YOU

From our family to yours, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year The animals have all of our friends to thank for the opportunity to live their lives in peaceful sanctuary. We would like to thank you for your ongoing support and wish you a wonderful holiday season surrounded by[…]

2:1 Matching grant means TRIPLE the help for the animals!

One of our generous donors has committed to helping us raise money so we can continue our rapid rate of construction and growth. Between now and December 31, 2017 – All general fund donations will be MATCHED TWO TO ONE up to $68,000!! This means that each dollar you donate will MATCHED with TWO MORE DOLLARS![…]

Wild Side 5K is almost here!

Saturday, November 11, 2017 – 8:00am For full details, visit the race website at www.WildSide5K.org 5K Run: Early registration ends October 23, 2017: $25 Standard Registration until October 24-30, 2017: $30 Late Registration October 31 – November 11, 2017: $35 5K Walk: Early registration ends October 23, 2017: $25 Standard Registration until October 24-30, 2017: $30 Late[…]

Bad news is usually followed by good news

Sometimes, when things look bad, it helps to focus on the good that follows. That is how we have continued to get through almost 20 years of ups and downs, continuing to grow and improve the sanctuary every step of the way. Here are our latest issues and how they are working out: We were[…]

They have names!

Thank you to everyone who submitted names for the beautiful cougars from Argentina. Meet Harvey and Irma… After 15 years at a zoo in Argentina with no names, they are now living it up in a true sanctuary in Florida and they officially have names!               You can help[…]

Treeage: Definition

tree·age /trēˈäZH/ Urgently cutting through trees trying to find your perimeter fence after Hurricane Irma and determining the extent of damage The assigning of priority order to areas of fencing damaged or buried by falling trees treeage –  transitive verb Would you like to help? Donate Volunteer

Forest Animal Rescue is in the path of Hurricane Irma

The sanctuary has been through hurricanes before. In 2004 we were located a a few hours south, near the Peace River. We were directly hit by hurricanes Charley, Frances and Jeanne over a period of only 6 weeks. We sustained $200,000 in damage but had no injuries or escapes. Attempting to evacuate 100 animals in[…]