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RedSnook Kickoff Party raises more than $70,000 for hurricane rebuilding and recovery

2022-11-23T10:03:30-05:00November 23rd, 2022|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament Kickoff Party Oct. 21 raised more than $70,000 to benefit post Hurricane Ian recovery and building efforts.    A dedicated fundraiser for Hurricane Ian relief raised more than $45,000 in less than 10 minutes and will receive a match of $25,000 from the [...]

von Arx Wildlife Hospital remains open during Nature Center temporary closure in September

2022-09-02T10:48:28-04:00September 1st, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s von Arx Wildlife Hospital will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. during temporary closure of the Conservancy’s Nature Center Sept. 4 to 27. The center will be closed for maintenance work on buildings and grounds. Administrative offices are open for business as usual during the Nature Center [...]

Registration open for Oct. 6 Climate & Community Summit

2022-08-10T14:15:22-04:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hosted by SWFL Climate & Community Initiative and powered by Hertz, the inaugural Climate & Community Summit will take place on Thursday, Oct. 6 from 1:30 to 6 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida. The event is open to the public and features a dynamic program that [...]

Climate survey results show majority of local residents concerned about climate change

2022-07-21T10:38:39-04:00July 21st, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

A recent poll of adults in five Southwest Florida counties (Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry and Lee), conducted by Lake Research Partners on behalf of Growing Climate Solutions, demonstrates that a majority of adults are personally concerned about climate change. The survey found that 68% said that climate change is happening, 23% of respondents said it [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida celebrates 40 years of sea turtle research

2022-07-18T13:41:25-04:00July 18th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Since the Conservancy of Southwest Florida began its Sea Turtle Monitoring Project 40 years ago, researchers have documented more than 8,200 nests, helping 380,000 hatchlings of primarily loggerhead sea turtles. This season, the team has documented record numbers: more than 552 nests on Keewaydin Island. The project has grown into one of the longest continuously [...]

Client headlines: The Conservancy, Pace Center for Girls and more

2022-07-04T21:53:34-04:00June 30th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

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Conservancy of Southwest Florida documents largest Burmese python in Florida

2022-06-22T13:31:55-04:00June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced record-breaking developments in its invasive Burmese python research program with the documentation of the largest python found to date in Florida. The female python measured nearly 18 feet in length and weighed in at 215 pounds. A team of wildlife biologists at the Conservancy recently discovered and captured [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida cares for Marco Island wildlife through grant

2022-06-15T13:36:02-04:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Marco Island Community Grant Fund through the Collier Community Foundation (CCF) is working with the Conservancy of Southwest Florida to help prevent and treat injuries to wildlife on Marco Island. The Marco Island Wildlife Patient Care Support grant provides a great boost to the work of the von Arx Hospital team. This Fund has [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hires Katy Hennig as director of communications and marketing

2022-05-26T11:09:24-04:00May 26th, 2022|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Katy Hennig has joined the Conservancy of Southwest Florida as director of communications and marketing. In this role, Hennig oversees the branding, marketing, communications and public relations program for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, including the nonprofit’s institutional and advocacy positions, membership and development, policy, science, education, wildlife rehabilitation and the Nature Center. Most recently, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to host virtual Baby Shower for wildlife on June 4

2022-05-11T13:41:40-04:00May 11th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Baby season in Southwest Florida is in full swing. Each spring, the longer days and warming temperatures trigger many native animals to begin breeding and nesting. This increase in activity results in a surge in admissions to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital as animal admissions double during spring and summer months. The Conservancy of Southwest [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts Earth Day Festival April 23

2022-03-28T12:25:28-04:00March 28th, 2022|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts a free Earth Day Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 23. The event will include live animal encounters, Kid Zone activities, electric boat tours, food trucks, BioBlitz Nature Walks, the new Learning Adventures Bus, local exhibitors and more. “The Conservancy is happy to welcome visitors back, particularly [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2022 Magic Under the Mangroves gala raises record $2.1 million net

2022-03-04T15:07:22-05:00March 4th, 2022|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The 18th Annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala held March 3 raised a record $2.1 million net for programs to protect the water, land, wildlife and future of Southwest Florida. More than 400 guests moseyed their way to the newly renovated Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center for the American Southwest themed event, “A River [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida honors Lynne and Chip Shotwell as 2022 Eagle Award recipients

2022-01-20T14:13:09-05:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has bestowed its highest honor, the Eagle Award, to Lynne and Chip Shotwell. The award was conveyed at the Conservancy’s Annual Meeting for members Jan. 18. In addition, five new board members were elected. The Shotwell’s history with the Conservancy dates back to Lynne’s father, Elmer Wavering, a boat captain [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center reopens with new, interactive experiences

2021-12-21T11:29:59-05:00December 21st, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Members and visitors of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center will get a fresh interactive experience with the newly renovated Susan and William Dalton Discovery Center, now open to the public. The Dalton Discovery Center, which originally opened in 2012, is an interactive learning center featuring live animals and exhibits that showcase Southwest Florida’s [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida appeals Rivergrass Village lawsuit, large number of environmental and civic groups file amicus briefs in support of appeal

2021-11-30T15:28:01-05:00November 30th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has filed its initial brief in Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal seeking to overturn the trial court’s ruling on its challenge to the development of Rivergrass Village. The development is located within the Rural Lands Stewardship Area (RLSA), adopted in 2002 to protect wetlands and listed species habitat; prevent [...]

Terry and Bob Edwards named chairs of the 2022 Magic Under the Mangroves gala

2021-11-04T14:02:04-04:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces Terry and Bob Edwards as chairs for the 2022 Magic Under the Mangroves gala set for Thursday, March 3, 2022 at the Conservancy Nature Center in Naples. Last year, the event was held virtually and raised $1.4 million. It was livestreamed from Keewaydin Island, where the Conservancy first started [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2021 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament nets almost $140,000

2021-10-13T14:23:37-04:00October 13th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosted the 2021 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament Oct. 8-10. The Friday night kick-off was canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions, but it did not dampen the spirits of the anglers as they launched from locations in Naples, Goodland and Chokoloskee on Saturday and Sunday. The tournament netted almost $140,000, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida launches new cutting-edge mobile classroom

2021-10-05T12:10:07-04:00October 5th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Hands-on learning brought on the road to expand science education, outreach The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced the launch of its new state-of-the-art mobile classroom, a custom-built specialty vehicle that provides a hands-on science learning experience on wheels. To expand its ability to provide more environmental education to Title I schools and underserved communities, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida partners with the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida to expand program to control Burmese pythons in Southwest Florida

2021-09-21T10:52:38-04:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida in partnership with the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida reports the success of expanding its sentinel snake program targeting invasive Burmese pythons that are devastating native species across the Greater Everglades. Through the collaboration, an additional 10 adult male “scout snakes” were captured and implanted with radio-transmitters to lead [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida resumes field trip program for area seventh graders with Rookery Bay Research Reserve

2021-09-15T15:46:34-04:00September 15th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has resumed its partnership with Rookery Bay Natural Estuarine Research Center for the SURVIVORS program, a science field-trip program for seventh-grade students in Collier County that was paused due to the pandemic. The program will start again in October for students from Golden Gate and Manatee middle schools. “We had [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to hold 28th annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 8-10

2021-07-21T14:40:38-04:00July 21st, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will hold the 28th annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 8-10 to benefit the Conservancy’s commitment to water quality protection, as well as preservation and enhancement of local fisheries. The Friday Night Kickoff Party returns this year after a year off due to the pandemic Friday, Oct. [...]

Ten tons of pythons: Wildlife biologists reach milestone in removal efforts, release research publication on longest tracking study

2021-06-22T10:05:25-04:00June 21st, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A team of wildlife biologists at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, in partnership the United States Geological Survey, have published peer-reviewed research on the longest and largest tracking study to date on the invasive Burmese python. Titled “Spatial ecology of invasive Burmese pythons in southwestern Florida,” the research article is published in the June issue [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to host virtual Baby Shower for wildlife on June 5

2021-04-28T12:53:49-04:00April 28th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Baby season in Southwest Florida is in full swing. Each spring, the longer days and warming temperatures trigger many native animals to begin breeding and nesting. This increase in activity results in a surge in admissions to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital; animal admissions double during spring and summer months. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s guided nature walks resume at Clam Pass

2021-03-18T10:00:22-04:00March 18th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Now, more than ever, residents and visitors of Southwest Florida are enjoying Southwest Florida’s ever-enchanting natural environment. As of March 1, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s guided tours have resumed operations at Clam Pass Park. These free walks require a reservation, and the maximum group size is five individuals. Naturalists and participants are required to [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida raises $1.4 million during Magic Under the Mangroves virtual gala, ‘The Magic Hour’

2021-03-05T17:21:01-05:00March 5th, 2021|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s annual fundraising event, Magic Under the Mangroves, brought in $1.4 million to support the Conservancy’s longstanding mission of protecting the water, land, wildlife and future in Southwest Florida. This year’s event, themed “The Magic Hour,” was chaired by Katrina Lundmark-Kash with Carol Walter serving as vice-chair. Held virtually this year [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida collects six ADDY awards, Best of Show for excellence in print, digital campaigns

2021-03-04T14:36:46-05:00March 4th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The American Advertising Federation has again honored the Conservancy of Southwest Florida for its creative excellence in advertising and marketing for both print and digital campaigns. The Conservancy received seven ADDY Awards through AdFed’s Southwest Florida region, which covers agencies, organizations and businesses in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. The ADDY Awards are [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida receives donation to expand solar power to its campus

2021-01-22T10:56:24-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has received a generous donation from The Martin Foundation that will dramatically expand solar power to its Naples-based campus, further enhancing the Conservancy’s commitment to sustainability and addressing the impact of climate change on the environment. "The Martin Foundation is thrilled to be a part of solarizing the campus of [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida elects four new board members at annual meeting

2021-01-22T10:46:10-05:00January 21st, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida members elected four new directors for four-year terms on the board of directors. Nancy Anthony, Pam Brown, Leslie Frécon and Tom Watkins were elected at the organization’s 57th Annual Members’ Meeting on Jan. 19, held virtually. During the meeting, retired U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney was awarded the Eagle Award, the [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida expands E-Learning Hub to include full K-12 curriculum, live animal encounters

2021-01-15T12:05:12-05:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has expanded its rapidly growing STEM E-Learning Adventures program to include a new E-Learning Hub. Here, educational videos, ecology-focused crafts, outdoor data-collecting activities and interactive written exercises are available to both in-school and at-home learners. In addition to offering online environmental education resources, Conservancy staff are now virtually hosting interactive, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida honors retiring U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney as 2021 Eagle Award recipient

2021-01-13T16:25:04-05:00January 13th, 2021|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has bestowed its highest honor, the Eagle Award, on retiring U.S. Rep. Francis Rooney. The award will be conveyed at the Conservancy’s Annual Meeting for members on Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. to be held virtually. The award recognizes Rooney’s work on science-based conservation priorities, including efforts to ensure continued [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces Magic Under the Mangroves virtual gala, ‘The Magic Hour’

2020-11-09T09:39:32-05:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pandemic precautions will not stop the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s popular annual fundraising event, Magic Under the Mangroves. On March 4, 2021, the annual event that has been named one of the top charitable events in Naples will be virtual, and as always, full of surprises. Katrina Lundmark-Kash has been named chairperson of the 2021 [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida nets $38,000 for clean water at 27th annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament

2020-10-27T12:20:45-04:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

More than 100 anglers and fishing guides participated in 44 teams in the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 27th annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 24 and 25. The tournament benefits the Conservancy’s commitment to water quality protection, as well as preservation and enhancement of local fisheries. This year’s event was co-chaired by [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida receives 4-star rating from Charity Navigator

2020-10-13T11:21:04-04:00October 13th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida received a 4-star rating, the highest from the Charity Navigator for proving strong financial health, a commitment to accountability and transparency and adhering to industry best practices. Only about one quarter of rated charities achieve this distinction. “Attaining a 4-star rating verifies that Conservancy of Southwest Florida exceeds industry standards [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida earns two gold Angel Awards for outstanding print and video campaigns

2020-10-02T16:40:04-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The American Advertising Federation District 4 honored the Conservancy of Southwest Florida for its excellence in advertising and marketing for both print and video campaigns. District 4 represents 18 local chapters throughout Florida and the Caribbean, and the competition is open to all advertising agencies, public service organizations and special interest groups. The Conservancy received [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to hold 27th annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 24 and 25

2020-09-04T18:29:32-04:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: Events, Health and Wellness, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will hold the 27th annual RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 24 and 25 to benefit the Conservancy’s commitment to water quality protection, as well as preservation and enhancement of local fisheries. In light of the pandemic, the traditional in-person Friday Night Kickoff Party will not be held. [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces Dalton Discovery Center expansion, adding new interactive exhibits, galleries

2020-07-09T17:17:02-04:00July 9th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced a monumental $4.5 million renovation and expansion of its Susan and William Dalton Discovery Center, which will add new interactive exhibits and galleries exploring areas of critical importance to the region. The Dalton Discovery Center, which opened in 2012, is an interactive learning center featuring live animals and [...]

Conservancy’s Marisa Carrozzo selected for second term as co-chair of Everglades Coalition

2020-05-21T13:16:38-04:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Marisa Carrozzo, Everglades and water policy manager at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, has been selected to serve a second term as co-chair for the Everglades Coalition. The Everglades Coalition is an alliance of over 60 local, state and national environmental organizations focused on restoring the Greater Everglades Ecosystem, an area that stretches from Central [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to host virtual Baby Shower for wildlife on June 6

2020-05-12T14:06:08-04:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Spring may have looked a little different for us, but for wildlife, it was business as usual. And that means baby bird season has arrived! The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s von Arx Wildlife Hospital, which treats injured, sick and orphaned animals, is hosting a virtual Wildlife Hospital Baby Shower on Saturday, June 6 to help [...]

Growing Climate Solutions welcomes new women-led organizations to its growing coalition of leaders

2020-05-01T14:29:46-04:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, the League of Women Voters of Collier County and Women for a Better Lee have joined Growing Climate Solutions in its efforts to expand climate change education and action in Southwest Florida. Since its leadership kickoff meeting in March, Growing Climate Solutions has welcomed more than 20 influential community, health, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida launches virtual learning programs for SWFL families and residents

2020-04-10T10:37:41-04:00April 10th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has launched virtual learning opportunities to connect audiences of all ages with information and resources about the region’s wildlife and coastal habitat. The Conservancy Nature Center, a top destination for school field trips and educational outings for families, is temporarily closed to the public to help control the spread of [...]

New book about Burmese pythons spotlights Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s efforts to save Florida’s ecosystem

2020-04-09T17:09:59-04:00April 9th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s groundbreaking research into Burmese pythons is featured in a newly released book that documents the species’ emergence as Florida’s apex predator. Written by author Kate Messner, “Tracking Pythons: The Quest to Catch an Invasive Predator and Save an Ecosystem” explains how Burmese pythons began breeding in Florida and are impacting [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center remains closed

2020-03-31T15:28:10-04:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Nature Center remains closed to the public and all events are postponed until further notice based on recent guidance from government and health officials to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Conservancy staff will continue to treat injured, sick and orphaned animals in its care at the von [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida continues sea turtle research, protection with release of ‘NIN’ into Gulf of Mexico

2020-03-26T10:24:55-04:00March 26th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida released its loggerhead sea turtle ambassador, NIN, into the Gulf of Mexico as it continues groundbreaking research into the endangered species. NIN was part of a Sea Turtle Sex Determination Study by Jeanette Wyneken, a professor of biological sciences at Florida Atlantic University who is analyzing the impact of nesting [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida appoints Leslie Frécon to its Board of Directors

2020-03-19T09:53:59-04:00March 19th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida added Leslie Frécon to the board of directors. Frécon is a managing partner and chief executive officer at LFE Capital. Prior to founding LFE Capital, she was senior vice president, corporate finance, for General Mills, a global consumer foods company. In that position she was responsible for the treasury, corporate [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida collects six ADDY awards for outstanding print, digital campaigns

2020-03-18T11:39:54-04:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The American Advertising Federation again has honored the Conservancy of Southwest Florida for its excellence in advertising and marketing for both print and digital campaigns. The Conservancy received six ADDY Awards through AdFed’s Southwest Florida region, which covers agencies, organizations and businesses in Lee, Collier, Charlotte, Hendry and Glades counties. The ADDY Awards are the [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida closes Nature Center through March 30

2020-03-17T14:34:31-04:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has closed its Nature Center to the public through March 30 based on recent guidance from government and health officials to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Additionally, all public events scheduled at the Conservancy through April 30, including the Earth Day celebration on April 18, have been canceled [...]

Growing Climate Solutions convenes Leadership Circle to begin developing solutions for Southwest Florida’s changing climate

2020-03-12T13:52:27-04:00March 12th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

An influential group of leaders from across Southwest Florida has begun outlining action steps as the region addresses the impacts of its changing climate. Growing Climate Solutions – Path to Positive Southwest Florida convened an initial meeting of its Leadership Circle on March 10 in Naples, where nearly 60 thought leaders representing the fields of [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida files suit challenging Collier County’s approval of Rivergrass Village in eastern Collier County

2020-04-06T16:44:39-04:00March 9th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Proposed development is unlawful, burdens taxpayers and negatively impacts panther habitat and quality of life The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has filed a lawsuit against Collier County in response to the Collier County Board of County Commissioners’ approval of the development of Rivergrass Village within the County’s Rural Lands Stewardship Area (RLSA) in eastern Collier [...]

$1.6 million raised at Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Magic Under the Mangroves

2020-03-06T15:11:25-05:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida raised $1.6 million at its 16th annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala with a record attendance of 510 supporters. Held March 5 at the Conservancy Nature Center, the theme of “It’s on! Time to Make the Magic Happen” celebrated nature at night. “While the Conservancy of Southwest Florida has been [...]

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s biggest community event of the year

2020-02-21T09:14:08-05:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with a community event packed with live animal shows, food vendors and exhibitors Saturday, April 18. 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 [...]

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