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Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces 2018 board members and officers

2018-01-12T14:20:21+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosted its 54th Annual Members’ Meeting on Jan. 11 at the Conservancy Nature Center. During the meeting, the Conservancy members elected five new directors to the board, including J.P. van Dongen, board-certified M.D., Family Medicine; Phil Douglas, retired public school administrator; and Barry Frank, retired president of Arrow Pool Service [...]

Evenings at the Conservancy events continue in 2018

2018-01-09T17:22:27+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is excited to announce that its popular environmental speaker series, Evenings at the Conservancy, will continue in 2018. The eco-education lectures are currently planned January through May at the Conservancy’s Eaton Conservation Hall. A host of guest speakers will cover important topics including endangered species, conservation and sustainability issues, plus [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts free, guided nature walks in Naples

2018-01-04T13:37:29+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

For locals and their guests looking to enjoy the great outdoors during Florida’s seasonal months, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida offers free guided nature walks through April 2018. Briggs Boardwalk at Rookery Bay and Clam Pass, both in Naples, are picturesque settings for guided walking tours, each offering a truly unique experience. Throughout each tour, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida earns highest rating from Charity Navigator for third consecutive year

2018-01-02T10:44:25+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is proud to announce that for a third consecutive year, the organization has earned a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities. This is the highest honor Charity Navigator bestows upon charitable organizations demonstrating strong financial health and commitment to accountability and transparency. This [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 14th annual Magic Under the Mangroves set for March 8

2017-12-28T13:15:51+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will host the 14th annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala dinner and auction fundraiser at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 8 at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center. Presented by Northern Trust, the Magic Under the Mangroves fundraising event is a recognition of the importance of protecting the natural [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida introduces fall programs for Little Explorers

2017-11-29T10:32:42+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Marketing, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida has introduced its lineup of fall activities for Southwest Florida’s youngest conservationists through the Little Explorer Play Zone. Designed for children age 18 months to 5 years old, Little Explorer programs allow children to explore nature and discover wildlife through multi-sensory, interactive activities, stories and animal-themed crafts. No registration is required [...]

Registration now open for Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s fourth annual WaterWorks Luncheon

2017-11-27T11:44:07+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Water Brothers, eco-adventure filmmakers to keynote Jan. 18 event Registration is now available for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s fourth annual WaterWorks Luncheon, taking place at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18 at the Conservancy Nature Center. Advocating for Southwest Florida’s most valuable natural resource, water, the fundraising event will include lunch and a [...]

Registration available for Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Winter Camp

2017-11-20T12:45:29+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2017 Winter Camp registration is now open to the public. The two-day camp will be held at the Conservancy Nature Center 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 27 and 28. Geared for children in second through fifth grades, Winter Camp offers a combination of outdoor adventures, live animal encounters and engaging [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts World Wildlife Conservation Day activities, programs Dec. 2

2017-11-16T12:36:06+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Every year, the Conservancy cares for approximately 3,800 injured, sick and orphaned native animals. In honor of World Wildlife Conservation Day, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is hosting a special day of family-friendly activities from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 at the Conservancy Nature Center. Dedicated to raising awareness of the need [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2017 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament nets $93,000

2017-11-14T11:51:42+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

  The Conservancy of Southwest Florida and approximately 200 Southwest Florida anglers and guides joined the 2017 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament Nov. 3-5. The Friday night kick-off event and auction raised $93,000 net to support the Conservancy’s work for estuaries protection including the publication of the 2017 Estuaries Report Card. This year, the [...]

Mother Nature offers scenic entertainment aboard the Good Fortune II

2017-10-26T11:45:03+00:00 October 26th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida eco cruises to set sail Nov. 1 – May 31   For those looking for a unique and memorable Southwest Florida experience, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida will offer exclusive eco cruises through Rookery Bay from Nov. 1, 2017 through May 31, 2018 aboard the Good Fortune II. Locals and guests [...]

Evenings at the Conservancy to feature national fracking expert Nov. 8 for discussion on unconventional oil and gas extraction

2017-10-16T14:03:54+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

With the introduction of bills in both the Florida House and Senate to ban fracking and fracking-like activities within the state of Florida, Conservancy of Southwest Florida will introduce Cornell University’s Dr. Anthony Ingraffea, a leading researcher on Unconventional Oil and Gas Extraction, for a special “Evenings at the Conservancy” event. Free and open to [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament Nov. 3-5

2017-10-12T09:43:25+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida will present its annual RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament Friday, Nov. 3 through Sunday, Nov. 5, raising awareness of the need for clean waterways and water quality’s influence on the Southwest Florida ecosystem. Those who wish to support the cause, but cannot compete in the tournament, are invited to attend [...]

Hoots & Hisses returns to Conservancy of Southwest Florida Oct. 28

2017-10-05T10:09:53+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Eco-friendly Halloween happenings are creeping up at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida during its annual Hoots & Hisses event, to be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Conservancy Nature Center. The family-friendly Halloween event will feature a variety of fun and educational experiences for all ages. In addition [...]

Stevens Construction Inc. wins three Sand Dollar awards

2017-10-05T09:50:05+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Stevens Construction has won three Sand Dollar awards from the Collier Building Industry Association. In a ceremony held on Sept. 30 at the Ritz-Carlton Tiburón in Naples, Stevens Construction earned a Sand Dollar award in the $3 to $5 million healthcare category for the Naples Community Hospital fourth floor renovation. Stevens Construction completed a 22,594-square-foot [...]

Conservancy Nature Center to reopen Oct. 4

2017-10-03T17:12:16+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Following the effects of Hurricane Irma, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Nature Center will reopen to guests on Wednesday, Oct. 4, resuming normal business hours of Monday through Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s von Arx Wildlife Hospital is currently open and admitting patients seven days a week between 8 [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces summer programs

2017-05-24T14:34:48+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida is offering fun and educational experiences for guests to enjoy this summer at the Conservancy Nature Center. From daily education programs to free admission days to an informative speaker series, a variety of activities and programs are available throughout the summer for guests of all ages. Daily education programs Daily education [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteers worth millions

2017-05-10T14:59:05+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Conservancy celebrates volunteers’ donation of more than 430,000 hours, names Volunteer of the Year during Annual Recognition Breakfast The Conservancy of Southwest Florida recently recognized its volunteers during its Annual Recognition Breakfast on April 12, hosted and sponsored by Vi at Bentley Village in Naples. Every day at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, volunteers go [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida honored for ripple effect campaign

2017-05-02T15:56:43+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida was recognized by the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Southwest Chapter with an Image Award for the execution of a public affairs campaign, entitled “The Ripple Effect.” Dedicated to protecting Southwest Florida’s land, water and wildlife, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is focused on addressing the impact of Lake Okeechobee flows [...]

Priority Marketing earns awards for public affairs campaign and special event

2017-04-28T16:05:55+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Blogging|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Priority Marketing was honored by the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) Southwest Florida Chapter for outstanding public relations programs, earning an Image Award for the execution of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s “The Ripple Effect” public affairs campaign and an Award of Distinction for the 2017 Southwest Florida Wine & Food Fest event. FPRA Image [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Earth Day Festival draws more than 1,000

2017-04-28T12:47:15+00:00 April 28th, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

More than 1,000 people came out to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Earth Day Festival on April 22 to enjoy a day of fun and celebration of Southwest Florida’s water, land, wildlife and future. “From live animal shows and fossil digs to great music and food, our annual event offers a day of fun for [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida shows python necropsy and breeding season results

2017-04-14T14:06:06+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Categories: Discussions, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Efforts concentrate on disrupting python egg-laying cycles More than four years of research is yielding remarkable results in the study and management of the invasive Burmese python in Southwest Florida. Over the course of four breeding seasons, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s wildlife biologists have removed more than 6,500 pounds of python and more than [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to host 2017 Earth Day Festival April 22

2017-03-27T20:32:01+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Southwest Florida community is invited to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Conservancy Nature Center, located at 1495 Smith Preserve Way in Naples. From electric boat tours to live animal shows, to live music and great food, the Conservancy of [...]

Magic Under the Mangroves™ raises $1.2 million to benefit the Conservancy of Southwest Florida

2017-03-08T00:35:56+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 13th annual Magic Under the Mangroves™ gala dinner and auction fundraiser held Thursday, March 2 raised $1.2 million to benefit the organization. Presented by Northern Trust and William Raveis Real Estate, Magic Under the Mangroves™ recognizes the continuing importance of protecting the natural environment and quality of life in Southwest [...]

March 9 Evenings at the Conservancy event to focus on Everglades Agricultural Area lands and oil legislation

2017-03-01T16:26:55+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will present a special Evenings at the Conservancy, environmental lecture series event, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 9, at the Conservancy’s Eaton Conservation Hall. Speakers will discuss the Conservancy’s 2017 legislative priorities that address the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) lands, SB 10 and HB 761, and the [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida earns six ADDY Awards at 2017 American Advertising Awards ceremonies for AdFed Suncoast

2017-02-28T15:18:42+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida was recognized with six ADDY Awards at the 2017 American Advertising Awards ceremonies for AdFed Suncoast. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s marketing team earned three gold ADDY Awards under the Sales & Marketing category with the 2017 Magic Under the Mangroves™ invitation and campaign and the Out-of-Home & Ambient [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida presents Magic Under the Mangroves fundraising gala March 2

2017-02-20T15:49:39+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will host the 13th annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala dinner and auction fundraiser on Thursday, March 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center. Presented by Northern Trust and William Raveis Real Estate, the fundraising event recognizes the importance of protecting the natural environment and [...]

First property protected by conservation easement in Peace River Refuge Florida Forever Project

2017-01-24T14:02:39+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Seven years after the creation of the Peace River Refuge Florida Forever Project, the first conservation easement within the project boundary was established Friday, Jan. 20. This inaugural conservation easement on 65 acres owned by John and Jeannette (Forest) Reynolds was purchased by the Conservancy of Southwest Florida (Conservancy) and made possible through a settlement [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces new board members, presents Eagle and Eaglet awards at Annual Meeting

2017-01-20T18:25:45+00:00 January 20th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosted its 53rd Annual Members’ Meeting on Jan. 12 at the Conservancy Nature Center. During the meeting, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida introduced new members to the board of directors, presented the 2017 Eagle Award to John and Donna Hall, and introduced its first Eaglet Award, presented to fourth grade [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida welcomes Dr. Heather Skaza-Acosta

2017-01-14T12:19:33+00:00 January 11th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is pleased to welcome Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Professor of Environmental Education Dr. Heather Skaza-Acosta to the Conservancy team as the new FGCU Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies. In this position, Skaza-Acosta will serve as an environmental education liaison, providing support to the annual Environmental Education Alliance Conference, FGCU [...]

Expanded von Arx Wildlife Hospital opens at Conservancy, new wildlife protection campaign introduced

2016-12-06T23:12:14+00:00 December 6th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  The new outdoor wildlife rehabilitation and guest education areas are now open at the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida in Naples. The expansion includes state-of-the-art wildlife recovery areas and new structures that allow the Conservancy staff and volunteers to best [...]

Home Sweet Home: Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts wildlife housewarming party Saturday, Dec. 10

2016-12-02T23:17:16+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida invites the public to celebrate the Conservancy’s wildlife ambassadors as they move into their new homes in the newly expanded outdoor wildlife rehabilitation area, now open at the von Arx Wildlife Hospital. The wildlife ambassadors are former patients, now permanent residents, unable to be released due to the extent of their [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2016 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament nets $84,000

2016-11-08T21:24:50+00:00 November 8th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida and a total of 136 Southwest Florida anglers and guides joined the 2016 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament Nov. 4-6 to raise $84,000 to benefit the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s juvenile game fish studies, water quality research and game estuary protection. The 2016 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament [...]

2016 Winter Camps at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida

2016-11-08T14:58:57+00:00 November 1st, 2016|Categories: Events, Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced that registration is now open for its 2016 Winter Camp, which will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 28-29. Ideal for second- through fifth-grade students, the award-winning camp programs at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida combine outdoor adventures, live animal encounters and engaging nature-based activities [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts Pints & Pythons Nov. 12

2016-11-08T14:58:58+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has partnered with Naples Beach Brewery to host Pints & Pythons, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Naples Beach Brewery, located at 4120 Enterprise Ave., Suite 116, in Naples. Raising awareness of invasive species in Southwest Florida, the event will feature live music, food, games [...]

Oct. 18 Evenings at the Conservancy event to focus on Solar Amendment 1

2016-11-08T14:58:58+00:00 October 13th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will present Evenings at the Conservancy from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Conservancy’s Eaton Conservation Hall. Participants will discuss the importance of voting “No” on Solar Amendment 1, which will appear on the ballot in November. The free event will feature a panel discussion presented [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Florida Gulf Coast University host third annual Environmental Education Alliance Conference Oct. 4

2016-11-08T14:59:02+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida and Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) have partnered to host the third annual Environmental Education Alliance Conference, taking place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at the FGCU campus. The theme of the Environmental Education Alliance Conference will focus on “Innovations in Environmental Education.” The event [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida offers venue options for holiday parties and special events

2016-11-08T14:59:03+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Located on 21-acres, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida offers a natural choice for event venue rentals with multiple unique locations, both indoors and outdoors, that can accommodate a gathering from 15 to 250 people. The Conservancy is now booking reservations for holiday parties and offering special seasonal packages including buffet and plated offerings and bar [...]

Stevens Construction completes construction of new outdoor wildlife rehabilitation facility at Conservancy of Southwest Florida

2016-11-08T14:59:03+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

New rehabilitation and educational complex to open later this year Stevens Construction has completed construction of an expansion project at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida located at 1495 Smith Preserve Way, announced Mark Stevens, company president. Stevens Construction completed a new outdoor wildlife rehabilitation area for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s von Arx Wildlife Hospital. [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts Florida Fracking Summit Nov. 2

2016-11-08T14:59:03+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Categories: Discussions, Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC), Earthjustice and the Center for Biological Diversity will host the Florida Fracking Summit on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at the Florida Gulf Coast University Cohen Center in Fort Myers. Free and open to the public, the summit will address hydraulic fracturing, also known as “fracking,” and [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament Nov. 4-6

2016-11-08T14:59:05+00:00 August 18th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida invites Southwest Florida anglers to participate in its annual RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament Nov. 4-6. The three-day fundraising event will feature a kick-off party, two full days of fishing and an awards reception, all while raising awareness of the need for clean waterways and water quality’s influence on [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts talk on Polluted Water Releases on Aug. 16

2016-11-08T14:59:07+00:00 August 4th, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is hosting a special Evenings at the Conservancy program, The Ripple Effect of Polluted Water Releases, on Tuesday, Aug. 16 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. The free program will be held at the Jeannie Meg Smith Theater inside Eaton Conservation Hall at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center, 1495 Smith Preserve [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida welcomes Sean McCabe as growth management specialist

2016-11-08T14:59:09+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida welcomes Sean McCabe as its new growth management specialist. In his role within the organization, McCabe’s primary responsibilities involve growth management, with a focus on the Estero Bay Watershed and Southeast Lee County. McCabe received his Juris Doctor and Master of Studies in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School, and [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hires Meredith Barnard as environmental policy analyst

2016-11-08T14:59:09+00:00 July 21st, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Jobs, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is pleased to announce the hire of Meredith Barnard as its new environmental policy analyst. In this position, Barnard will focus primarily on the organization’s oil and gas campaign, and she will also assist on various natural resource policy issues. Barnard earned a bachelor’s degree in Marine Science from University [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida addresses water concerns

2016-11-08T14:59:09+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is working locally, regionally and nationally to address the current water crisis. “We have a full team of scientists and policy analysts advancing short and long term efforts to address the root cause of the issues, said Robert Moher, Conservancy President and CEO. “ We are communicating and advocating for [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to offer Kids Free Saturdays in July and August

2016-11-08T14:59:11+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Categories: Learn and Laugh, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will offer free admission for children every Saturday during the months of July and August 2016. As part of the Conservancy’s commitment to connecting children with nature this summer, the Conservancy is offering up to four kids free with a paid adult ticket at $12.95. Visitors can travel around the [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida wildlife baby shower a success for von Arx Wildlife Hospital

2016-11-08T14:59:13+00:00 June 8th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The first wildlife baby shower, held on Saturday, June 4 at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, was a success for the patients of the von Arx Wildlife Hospital. An estimated 125 individual families and groups showed their support by donating a variety of supplies that are essential to the care of injured and orphaned native [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to host baby shower to benefit von Arx Wildlife Hospital June 4

2016-11-08T14:59:17+00:00 May 13th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

 It is baby season for wildlife in Southwest Florida, and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is hosting its first Wildlife Hospital Baby Shower to help patients at the von Arx Wildlife Hospital. The shower is taking place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 4 at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. The Conservancy [...]

Eco-friendly students donate to Conservancy of Southwest Florida von Arx Wildlife Hospital

2016-11-08T14:59:18+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Local students demonstrated their support to the Conservancy of Southwest Florida by donating more than $300 to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center. The 4th grade class at The Village School of Naples, led by Class President Kea Shindle, recently visited the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida celebrates Endangered Species Day May 20-21

2016-11-08T14:59:19+00:00 May 3rd, 2016|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is celebrating Endangered Species Day May 20-21 by offering a variety of engaging activities that raise awareness about Southwest Florida’s most vulnerable species. In addition to providing a day of activities, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and the Naples Zoo have partnered to offer their members special admission deals throughout [...]

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