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 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 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 [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida offers free admission, movie screenings of ‘Science Fair’ on Dec. 15

2018-12-06T23:53:22-05:00December 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is offering free admission on Saturday, Dec. 15, when the center will offer two screenings of the new movie “Science Fair.” Produced by National Geographic Documentary Films, “Science Fair” follows nine high school students as they prepare to compete against 1,700 teenagers from 78 countries at the International Science and [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida releases Luna, the loggerhead sea turtle, into the Gulf of Mexico

2018-05-01T23:13:46-04:00April 30th, 2018|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As sea turtle nesting season begins on Southwest Florida beaches, Luna, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s ambassador loggerhead sea turtle is able to be released into the wild. Luna was released Thursday, April 26 into the Gulf of Mexico near Ten Thousand Islands in southern Collier County. Since her arrival in April 2016, Luna has [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 2018 Earth Day Festival includes alligator training, python discussion and animal exhibits

2018-04-13T20:09:43-04:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has finalized its schedule for Earth Day on Saturday, April 21, when the center is offering reduced admission prices and special hands-on activities. Conservancy staff and volunteers will lead a variety of interactive, educational activities that showcase Southwest Florida’s wildlife, ecosystem and natural habitat. The Earth Day Festival runs from [...]

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

2017-11-27T11:44:07-05:00November 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 [...]

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

2017-02-20T15:49:39-05:00February 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 [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosts Pints & Pythons Nov. 12

2016-11-08T14:58:58-05:00October 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 [...]

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

2016-11-08T14:59:23-05:00March 4th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 12th annual Magic Under the Mangroves™ gala dinner and auction fundraiser raised $1.2 million to benefit the organization. Presented by Northern Trust, Magic Under the Mangroves™ recognizes the continuing importance of protecting the natural environment and quality of life in Southwest Florida, and the event is a key source of [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida responds to first groundwater test taken from first fracked well in Florida

2016-11-08T14:59:50-05:00August 13th, 2015|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Discussions, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Critical groundwater sampling just began a week ago at the Hogan well, where unauthorized fracking had occurred more than a year and a half ago. The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) had withheld authorization of the technique due to concerns about its potential impact on groundwater resources. Yet, after it occurred, the DEP only [...]

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