Through the efforts of our volunteers, we provide rescue and rehabilitative services for Florida Wildlife.

We strive to provide opportunities for public education and community outreach.

Through the Otterly Adorable Adoption Agency we offer a variety of symbolic animal adoptions scroll down for more information on adopting one of our orphaned babies.

You can meet our Animal Ambassadors at events around West Central Florida or you can sponsor your own event in classrooms, community centers, and other venues.

You can watch our webcams and videos or take a look at our rescue statistics to find out exactly what your donations are doing to help your native Florida wildlife.

Owl's Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife started in 2015 by Kris Porter a lifelong animal lover and quickly grew. It is now over 200 volunteers strong and is completely non-profit. We are 100% volunteer staffed and 100% donation run.

What to do if you find an injured animal

If you have an animal that is in need of rescue please call us at 813-598-5926.

Please note we only rescue wildlife and are unable to assist with pet rescues.

Our goal

Our goal is to reduce human impact on Florida’s native wildlife through rehabilitation, education, and teamwork.

Don't Be a Fawn-Napper

We are now in fawn season. 🦌 And with that, rehabbers everywhere have their hands full with educating well-meaning people who have kidnapped fawns.

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Otterly Adorable Adoption Agency and Webcam (coming soon)

The Otters have been successfully released and Otter Cam will be back up and running if we are called upon to rehabilitate any baby otters in the 2020 season. In the meantime, enjoy Easter Otter Style.

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More Success Stories Coming Soon

Over the years Owl's Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife has rescued, rehabilitated, and released thousands of animals. We have many great success stories.

Wildlife rescue is one of the most rewarding and heartbreaking things you can do. Check back to read about what we are doing and what you can do to help.

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Our donors helped us raise a total of:

*All funding received will go to where it is most urgently needed. Please be advised that regardless of the cause donated to, we will always use donations to help the animals whose circumstances are the most dire.

Your donation to Owl's Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife is tax deductible. Owl’s Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife is a 501c3 non-profit organization registered with the IRS. If you donate via PayPal you will automatically be provided with a receipt. If you donate by other means we will gladly provide you with a receipt upon your request.

Want to Help Florida Wildlife

There are a lot of things you can do!


Your tax deductible donation goes directly to the rescue, rehabilitation, and release of native Florida wildlife. Everyone at Owl's Nest is a volunteer

Take Action

You can sponsor or attend an event to help educate animal lover's everywhere about Florida Wildlife

Become a partner

Sponsor a species, become a benefactor, or sponser an event.

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