Web cam West
Use the interactive MVC Web cam West
The Manatee Viewing Center Web cam West, which sits high above the center's gardens and boardwalks, will be operational through the end of the center's open season on April 15. Simply follow the instructions below to take control of the camera and see plant life, wildlife, and – when the water temperature drops below 68 degrees Fahrenheit – manatees.
Instructions: Simply click on the camera image to request control. Once you have control, you will have two minutes to use the camera before control goes to the next person waiting in line. If no one else is in the queue, you will be able to direct the camera until someone else requests use.
Direct the camera's view by using the slider in the control bars on the bottom and the right-hand side of the screen. The bottom bar controls left and right movement; the right-side bar controls up and down movement. The left-hand bar lets you zoom in and out. Click on the “Snap” button to take a photo of your view that you can e-mail to friends.
Now you're ready to use the Manatee Viewing Center Web cam. Enjoy!