The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is hosting Hoots & Hisses from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Conservancy Nature Center. The family-friendly fall event will kick off the Halloween weekend with a variety of fun, educational and eco-friendly activities and experiences for all ages to enjoy.

In addition to experiencing the many interactive exhibits, features and amenities offered at the Conservancy Nature Center, the Hoots & Hisses event will feature fall-themed activities, including a “Creepy Crawly Creatures” animal presentation and other animal encounters, face painting, Halloween animal crafts, spooky trail walks, food and an apple cider station, a scavenger hunt and creepy crawly activities throughout the Conservancy Nature Center. Visitors are invited to get into the Halloween spirit by showing off their fun or scary costumes throughout the day.

For more information on activities and experiences available at the Conservancy Nature Center, visit www.Conservancy.org/Nature-Center.

About the Conservancy of Southwest Florida:

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is a not-for-profit environmental protection organization with a 50-year history focused on the issues impacting the water, land wildlife and future of Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. The Conservancy accomplishes this mission through the combined efforts of its experts in the areas of environmental science, policy, education and wildlife rehabilitation. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, world-class Nature Center and von Arx Wildlife Hospital are headquartered in Naples, Florida, 1495 Smith Preserve Way, south of the Naples Zoo off Goodlette-Frank Road. Learn more about the Conservancy’s work and how to support the quality of life in Southwest Florida www.conservancy.org.