Finger Lakes Wildlife Center (FLWC) Synopsis:
- Site Location: Fox Road. Town of Farmington. Ontario County.
- Site Description: 20.146 acres of mixed pasture, grass/shrub land, and deciduous/coniferous forest. 6.2 acres of wetland and large man-made pond stocked with bass and bullhead.
- Facilities: 3 separate pastures and a spacious pole barn with 15 stalls and large exercise room. Paved driveway and several parking areas. Large woodlot with wetlands for trails.
Current highlights and goals:
- FLWC facility purchased in 2016.
- FLWC added a brand new 400 sq. ft. fenced pasture for our two Nigerian dwarf goats in 2017
- During the 2018 season, FLWC made major improvements to pole barn and other facilities.
- Fall 2018, FLWC developed a professional program veterinary care protocol and received our Federal USDA Class-C Exhibitors license.
- Spring 2019, FLWC adopted two potbelly pigs and created a >400sq.ft. pasture for them.
- In Fall 2019, FLWC completed Phase I of our Wetland Trail construction.
- Completed 2020-2022: patched driveway and parking area, continued landscaping and invasive species removal, continued improvements to wetland trail system, constructed new workshop (T. Hayes), continued improvements to animal yards, addition of a community garden.
- Visit our "Get Involved" page to see the full project list.
Desired Exhibition Animals
-Non-dangerous native or exotic species regulated under state and federal laws.
- Domestic farm animals
Note: we are not trained in Wildlife Rehabilitation and cannot take in injured or orphaned wildlife. Follow this link to find a licensed rehabber in your area: Wildlife Rehabilitators - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation
Current Little Farm Animals
- Lewa and Nimma, Nigerian dwarf goats
- Nelson Gruntz and Milhouse Van Snouten, potbelly pigs
- Recued Rosy Boa "Rosy" is in retirement.