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Visit the Wildlife Center!

We are not yet open to the public, but private, guided property tours or live encounters with our Education Ambassador can be scheduled in advance.

Please contact with inquiries about groups larger than 10 people.

Cormie Encounter

$90 (includes up to 5 people)

Get up close and personal with Cormie, our charismatic resident double-crested cormorant. Join her in a training session to see how she learns and participates in her own care.  You’ll spend one-on-one time with her and her trainer, see her intelligence firsthand, and if you’re lucky, catch a glimpse of that beautiful blue mouth!  

Cormie Encounter also includes a guided tour of our Wildlife Center.  The entire experience typically runs 60-90 minutes, dependent upon the interests of our guests.

Private Guided Tour

$40 (includes up to 5 people)

Enjoy a private guided tour of our Wildlife Center, and get a behind the scenes look at the work that goes on in our clinic to rehabilitate wildlife. You’ll also tour the outdoor enclosures, and get to meet our education ambassadors. Tours typically run 45-60 minutes.


*WCNC Experiences can be booked online up to 60 days in advance. Email or call 503-338-0331 for assistance with your booking.

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