CROW offers a series of educational experiences for guests and their families to enjoy. Options include exploring our onsite Visitor Education Center (VEC), and attending daily presentations on a variety of topics. You may even want to join us on a Wildlife Walk –Guided Hospital Tour for a behind the scenes look at our wildlife care. In addition, CROW offers a variety of special programs such as“Lunch and Learns” with a staff veterinarian and our “Speaker Series” programs. In accordance with Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) Regulation 68A-9.006, wildlife patients receiving care or medical treatment at our facility are NOT on exhibit to the general public.
Our campus is located at 3883 Sanibel Captiva Road, just past the Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge on the opposite side of the road. Click here to get directions!
Explore the Visitor Education Center (VEC)
The first building guests see as they pull into CROW’s campus is the VEC. Accessible via stairs or an elevator, the center houses a series of exhibits designed for all ages.
Guests learn about CROW’s history and day-to-day operations through displays, interactive exhibits, and videos. The center also features live animal exhibits, special children’s areas, and live camera feeds of the hospital intake room and several outdoor rehabilitation enclosures. Check out our live cameras here.