The Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) is pleased to announce its 2024 Speaker Series beginning January 9.


This special event series will include a variety of professionals from Lee County and beyond speaking about many different conservation topics. This year, speakers will be in person at CROW’s Visitor Education Center and virtually via Zoom. Guests can tune in to any presentation via Zoom. The series kicks off Tuesday, January 9 with a talk titled, “Bees of Sanibel” presented by Brad MacKenzie, owner of Sanibel Honey.


Other presentations in January include, “Common Reasons Center for Wildlife Sees Patients” presented by Shelley S., Center for Wildlife’s Medical Clinic & Operations Director. “The Out Island’s History and Stories” presented by Captain Brian Holaway. “Sea Turtles” presented by Savannah Weber, SCCF Sea Turtle Biologist.


“We’re so excited to bring back our Speaker Series this season. Our Education and Outreach Coordinator, Brittnay Laster has organized extremely interesting sessions and I know everyone will enjoy attending – we hope in person to visit CROW and the islands, but also virtually for those who can’t.” says Alison Charney Hussey, Executive Director.


All Speaker Series programs begin at 4 pm in CROW’s Visitor Education Center and are approximately one hour in length. Some programs will feature live animal encounters. Admission is $10 per person. Space is limited so advanced registration is highly recommended. Special presentations will be given every Tuesday until April 30. Visit to for a full list of the presentations and make sure to register today!


About Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW)

Established in 1968, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW) is a teaching hospital saving the sick, injured and orphaned native and migratory wildlife of Southwest Florida and beyond.  Through state-of-the-art veterinary care, public education programs and an engaging visitor center, CROW works to improve the health of the environment, humans and our animals through wildlife medicine. For more information, or to plan your visit, go to If you find an animal that is in need of help, call (239) 472-3644 ext. #222.