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Enrichment

Enrichment

When animals are recovering, they need certain things to help feel “at home”. Whether it’s a branch, hamster wheels, a hollowed-out tree, or a pool of ice, our patients need things to keep them occupied and enhance their skills. This presentation discusses what the CROW team does for enrichment and why this is important. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

When animals are recovering, they need certain things to help feel “at home”. Whether it’s a branch, hamster wheels, a hollowed-out tree, or a pool of ice, our patients need things to keep them occupied and enhance their skills. This presentation discusses what the CROW team does for enrichment and why this is important.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Speaker Series: Grouper Moon Project
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Speaker Series: Grouper Moon Project

Since 2002, REEF's Grouper Moon Project has researched Nassau Grouper conservation in the Cayman Islands. During full winter moons, Nassau Grouper travel great distances to meet as spawning aggregations and reproduce. This species has suffered dramatic declines in populations due to fishing on spawning sites. This project aims to study this social and ecological cornerstone of Caribbean coral reefs in partnership with the Cayman Islands Department of Environment and academic scientists. Learn about how scientists and researchers are protecting and monitoring Nassau Grouper and practices we can implement as individuals to promote sustainable fisheries.

 

Admission: $10 per device plus applicable taxes and fees

Speaker: Madalyn Mussey, Education & Outreach Program Manager for Reef Environmental Education Foundation

Since 2002, REEF's Grouper Moon Project has researched Nassau Grouper conservation in the Cayman Islands. During full winter moons, Nassau Grouper travel great distances to meet as spawning aggregations and reproduce. This species has suffered dramatic declines in populations due to fishing on spawning sites. This project aims to study this social and ecological cornerstone of Caribbean coral reefs in partnership with the Cayman Islands Department of Environment and academic scientists. Learn about how scientists and researchers are protecting and monitoring Nassau Grouper and practices we can implement as individuals to promote sustainable fisheries.

About the Speaker:

 Madalyn has been part of the REEF team for 2 years now, first arriving as an Intern in January of 2019. Accepted into her full-time position in November 2019, Managing REEF’s Education and Outreach Programs allows Madalyn to apply her dedication and experience in hands-on conservation education to give those around her an appreciation for the natural world and instill a long-lasting devotion towards marine conservation.

 

 
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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida

Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Enrichment
Daily Presentation

Enrichment

When animals are recovering, they need certain things to help feel “at home”. Whether it’s a branch, hamster wheels, a hollowed-out tree, or a pool of ice, our patients need things to keep them occupied and enhance their skills. This presentation discusses what the CROW team does for enrichment and why this is important. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

When animals are recovering, they need certain things to help feel “at home”. Whether it’s a branch, hamster wheels, a hollowed-out tree, or a pool of ice, our patients need things to keep them occupied and enhance their skills. This presentation discusses what the CROW team does for enrichment and why this is important.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Rescue 101
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Wildlife Rescue 101

Have you ever come across wildlife in “distress” but did not know the appropriate steps to help? Florida is home to more than 700 terrestrial animals and other invertebrates, and they all depend on our sustainable recreational practices to survive. From posturing to vocalizations, animals communicate in a variety of ways and, at times, indicate their need for human assistance. Whether it is deterring visitors from feeding birds on the beach or detaching a pelican from fishing line in the mangroves, this program will cover wildlife rescue assessment as well as handling techniques!

Have you ever come across wildlife in “distress” but did not know the appropriate steps to help? Florida is home to more than 700 terrestrial animals and other invertebrates, and they all depend on our sustainable recreational practices to survive. From posturing to vocalizations, animals communicate in a variety of ways and, at times, indicate their need for human assistance. Whether it is deterring visitors from feeding birds on the beach or detaching a pelican from fishing line in the mangroves, this program will cover wildlife rescue assessment as well as handling techniques!

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums

Virginia Opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Florida’s wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Virginia Opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Florida’s wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Birds of Prey
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Birds of Prey

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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The Misunderstood Animals
Daily Presentation

The Misunderstood Animals

There are some animals that us as humans are not as fond of. Most of these animals are not cuddly and fluffy but hold such an environmental importance. This presentation discusses some of these misunderstood animals and why they aren’t so bad after all. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

There are some animals that us as humans are not as fond of. Most of these animals are not cuddly and fluffy but hold such an environmental importance. This presentation discusses some of these misunderstood animals and why they aren’t so bad after all.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Why Animals Come to CROW
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Why Animals Come to CROW

Do you wonder how and why animals become patients at CROW? Whether animals are sick, injured, or orphaned, CROW aims to lead in their recovery. From fishing line entanglement to abducted babies, this presentation will address the most likely reasons patients are admitted to the hospital.

Do you wonder how and why animals become patients at CROW? Whether animals are sick, injured, or orphaned, CROW aims to lead in their recovery. From fishing line entanglement to abducted babies, this presentation will address the most likely reasons patients are admitted to the hospital.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Sea Turtles
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Sea Turtles

There are seven different species of sea (or marine) turtles, and human activities have tipped the scales against the survival of these reptiles. Most species of sea turtle are classified as endangered, and CROW is the only licensed sea turtle facility in between Sarasota, FL and Marathon, FL. From boat strikes to washback hatchlings, come listen as one of CROW’s team members describes why they are admitted and how the medical staff treats this species. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

There are seven different species of sea (or marine) turtles, and human activities have tipped the scales against the survival of these reptiles. Most species of sea turtle are classified as endangered, and CROW is the only licensed sea turtle facility in between Sarasota, FL and Marathon, FL. From boat strikes to washback hatchlings, come listen as one of CROW’s team members describes why they are admitted and how the medical staff treats this species.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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CROW Case of the Week
Daily Presentation

CROW Case of the Week

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all.                                            

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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The Misunderstood Animals
Daily Presentation

The Misunderstood Animals

There are some animals that us as humans are not as fond of. Most of these animals are not cuddly and fluffy but hold such an environmental importance. This presentation discusses some of these misunderstood animals and why they aren’t so bad after all. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

There are some animals that us as humans are not as fond of. Most of these animals are not cuddly and fluffy but hold such an environmental importance. This presentation discusses some of these misunderstood animals and why they aren’t so bad after all.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums

Virginia Opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Florida’s wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Virginia Opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Florida’s wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Day in the Life
Daily Presentation

Day in the Life

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Raptors in Rehab
Daily Presentation

Raptors in Rehab

The rehabilitation process for raptors is dependent on their age. There is potential for imprinting in hatchlings and nestlings. Rehab staff must take proper precautions to prevent habituation and ensure success in the wild once released. Adult raptors including eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, and vultures have physical characteristics helping them to hunt prey, defend themselves from predators, and other natural survival behaviors. This talk will cover how their talons, beaks, and strength make it important for hospital staff to be trained in proper handling techniques for the safety of themselves and the animal in care.

The rehabilitation process for raptors is dependent on their age. There is potential for imprinting in hatchlings and nestlings. Rehab staff must take proper precautions to prevent habituation and ensure success in the wild once released. Adult raptors including eagles, hawks, falcons, owls, and vultures have physical characteristics helping them to hunt prey, defend themselves from predators, and other natural survival behaviors. This talk will cover how their talons, beaks, and strength make it important for hospital staff to be trained in proper handling techniques for the safety of themselves and the animal in care.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Speaker Series: Eagle Rehabilitation
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Speaker Series: Eagle Rehabilitation

This talk looks at a specific eagle nestling that fell from its nest after the storm and was brought to Zoo Miami. You will learn this eaglet's story from rescue all the way to release back into the Everglades National Park.

Admission: $10 per device plus applicable taxes and fees

Speaker: Ron Magill, Zoo Communications & Media Relations Director for Zoo Miami

This talk looks at a specific eagle nestling that fell from its nest after the storm and was brought to Zoo Miami. You will learn this eaglet's story from rescue all the way to release back into the Everglades National Park.

About the speaker: 

Ron has worked with wildlife for over 40 years. He is the Zoo Communications and Midia Relations Director at Zoo Miami. He is also a Nikon Ambassador USA and has made appearances and hosted numerous TV shows and documentaries. He travels the world working on conservation projects and has work with Make-A-Wish Foundation several time. Ron’s proudest professional accomplishment is the establishment of the “Ron Magill Conservation Endowment” at the Zoo Miami Foundation. The endowment provides tens of thousands of dollars annually to wildlife conservation by providing annual scholarships as well as supporting field conservation projects designed to protect wildlife in the wild areas where it is naturally found.

 

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Wildlife Rescue 101
Daily Presentation

Wildlife Rescue 101

Have you ever come across wildlife in “distress” but did not know the appropriate steps to help? Florida is home to more than 700 terrestrial animals and other invertebrates, and they all depend on our sustainable recreational practices to survive. From posturing to vocalizations, animals communicate in a variety of ways and, at times, indicate their need for human assistance. Whether it is deterring visitors from feeding birds on the beach or detaching a pelican from fishing line in the mangroves, this program will cover wildlife rescue assessment as well as handling techniques!

Have you ever come across wildlife in “distress” but did not know the appropriate steps to help? Florida is home to more than 700 terrestrial animals and other invertebrates, and they all depend on our sustainable recreational practices to survive. From posturing to vocalizations, animals communicate in a variety of ways and, at times, indicate their need for human assistance. Whether it is deterring visitors from feeding birds on the beach or detaching a pelican from fishing line in the mangroves, this program will cover wildlife rescue assessment as well as handling techniques!

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Virginia Opossums

Virginia Opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Florida’s wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Virginia Opossums are the only marsupial, or pouched mammal, native to the United States. They are highly adaptable animals and can live in a variety of habitats, both natural and human made. Although it may not be obvious to some people, opossums are a unique member of Florida’s wildlife, playing an important role in the function of a healthy ecosystem.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Owls of Southwest Florida

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Raptors are birds that prey on other animals in the wild to survive. Their specialized beaks and talons make them some of the most effective hunters. This presentation discusses the unique adaptations of the native and migratory raptors of Florida, specifically the five species of nocturnal hunters known as owls.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Invasives
Daily Presentation

Invasives

An invasive species is an organism that is not indigenous or native to a particular area. Invasive species can cause great economic and environmental harm to the new area. But not all non-native species are invasive. To be invasive, a species must adapt to the new area easily. It must reproduce quickly. It must harm property, the economy, or the native plants and animals of the region. This presentation highlights invasive species that are commonly found in southwest Florida. Learn how these animals got here and exactly what makes them harmful to the environment around them! One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

An invasive species is an organism that is not indigenous or native to a particular area. Invasive species can cause great economic and environmental harm to the new area. But not all non-native species are invasive. To be invasive, a species must adapt to the new area easily. It must reproduce quickly. It must harm property, the economy, or the native plants and animals of the region. This presentation highlights invasive species that are commonly found in southwest Florida. Learn how these animals got here and exactly whatmakes them harmful to the environment around them!

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Baby Care at CROW
Daily Presentation

Baby Care at CROW

Wildlife parents are very devoted to the care of their young and rarely abandon them, and juveniles found “abandoned” might actually be in a natural stage of development. Those needing assistance are placed in a specialized wing of the wildlife hospital and are provided supportive care around the clock until they are old enough to care for themselves.

Wildlife parents are very devoted to the care of their young and rarely abandon them, and juveniles found “abandoned” might actually be in a natural stage of development. Those needing assistance are placed in a specialized wing of the wildlife hospital and are provided supportive care around the clock until they are old enough to care for themselves.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital. 

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital. 

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises
Daily Presentation

Patient Profiles: Gopher Tortoises

The life of a Gopher Tortoise revolves around its burrow. These tortoises are found digging from Southern Georgia to Southeast Florida. Because of its contributions to the ecosystem, it is classified as a “Keystone Species.” Come listen as CROW’s presenter describes why they are admitted how the medical staff treats this species. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

The life of a Gopher Tortoise revolves around its burrow. These tortoises are found digging from Southern Georgia to Southeast Florida. Because of its contributions to the ecosystem, it is classified as a “Keystone Species.” Come listen as CROW’s presenter describes why they are admitted how the medical staff treats this species.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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CROW Case of the Week
Daily Presentation

CROW Case of the Week

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all. One of CROW's Animal Ambassadors will be present.

CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation, and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all.

One of CROW's Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Invasives
Daily Presentation

Invasives

An invasive species is an organism that is not indigenous or native to a particular area. Invasive species can cause great economic and environmental harm to the new area. But not all non-native species are invasive. To be invasive, a species must adapt to the new area easily. It must reproduce quickly. It must harm property, the economy, or the native plants and animals of the region. This presentation highlights invasive species that are commonly found in southwest Florida. Learn how these animals got here and exactly what makes them harmful to the environment around them! One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

An invasive species is an organism that is not indigenous or native to a particular area. Invasive species can cause great economic and environmental harm to the new area. But not all non-native species are invasive. To be invasive, a species must adapt to the new area easily. It must reproduce quickly. It must harm property, the economy, or the native plants and animals of the region. This presentation highlights invasive species that are commonly found in southwest Florida. Learn how these animals got here and exactly what makes them harmful to the environment around them!

*No Reservation needed to attend presentation ONLY. For the safety of our animals and other guests, MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES IN THE VISITOR EDUCATION CENTER.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**
Wildlife Walk

Wildlife Walk Guided Hospital Tour - **Advance registration required**

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care.

Southwest Florida is filled with fascinating wildlife, and CROW provides a unique opportunity to look into wildlife rehabilitation and meet the staff responsible for their care. Wildlife walks are the best opportunity for visitors to get an in-depth look into the inner workings of our hospital and the treatment process. The hour and a half program has two parts: the Daily Presentation in the Visitor Education Center and then a guided tour through treatment areas of the hospital, concluding on our rehabilitation grounds. This program is open to all, but it is not recommended for children under the age of 13.

*MASKS ARE REQUIRED AT ALL TIMES DURING THE TOUR*

Capacity is limited to 8 participants. Advanced Registration is required. Tours are subject to modification and cancellation based on patients recovering in the hospital.

To register, contact: Visitor Education Center at (239) 472-3644 ext. #229 or reservations@crowclinic.org. Payment is required to complete reservation.

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Species Profile: Snakes of Southwest Florida
Daily Presentation

Species Profile: Snakes of Southwest Florida

Florida is home to 46 species of native snakes, only 6 of which are venomous. Although there is a widespread fear and misunderstanding of this animal, most species are harmless to humans and form vital links in the ecosystem. Snakes are extremely valuable because they are efficient at monitoring pest populations without relying on chemical pesticides which can degrade the environment and harm other animal species. One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

Florida is home to 46 species of native snakes, only 6 of which are venomous. Although there is a widespread fear and misunderstanding of this animal, most species are harmless to humans and form vital links in the ecosystem. Snakes are extremely valuable because they are efficient at monitoring pest populations without relying on chemical pesticides which can degrade the environment and harm other animal species.

One of CROW’s Animal Ambassadors will be present.

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