Published: Jan 27, 2014 9:47 AM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. - We're seeing an increase in the number of pelican injuries at Naples pier and other piers along the Gulf Coast.  Members of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida are trying to educate the public on prevention as well as what to do if a bird becomes hooked or entangled.  Conservancy President and CEO Rob Moher and Veterinarian PJ Dietschel are here today to explain.