The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is celebrating Earth Day on April 13 with its biggest community event of the year.

The Earth Day Festival includes educational programs and interactive shows led by Conservancy staff and volunteers, as well as a “Super Science Show” with Glen Beitmen, aka Mr. Glen.

Children can enjoy hands-on activities and crafts in the Conservancy’s Kids Zone, a bounce house and face painting. Food trucks, music, exhibitors and vendors will be on site throughout the day.

The Earth Day Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 at the Conservancy Nature Center, 1495 Smith Preserve Way in Naples. Admission is free for Conservancy members, and non-members can pay a discounted Earth Day rate of $10 for adults and $5 for children. Kids 2 and under are free.

The Conservancy’s Earth Day Festival is presented by Arthrex. Supporting sponsors include Bank of America, D’Latinos, Florida Weekly, Leonard C. and Mildred F. Ferguson Foundation, Naples Daily News and Univision.

For more information, please call 239-262-0304 or visit

About the Conservancy of Southwest Florida:
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is a not-for-profit environmental protection organization with a 55-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