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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 to offer Kids Free Saturdays in July and August

2016-11-08T14:59:11-05:00June 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 says farewell to resident loggerhead sea turtle, Betsy

2016-11-08T14:59:19-05:00March 30th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has said a final farewell to Betsy, the organization’s beloved female loggerhead, releasing the sea turtle near the Ten Thousand Islands on March 29. Betsy has served as an ambassador for the loggerhead species within the Dalton Discovery Center for two years, providing visitors a unique opportunity to learn about [...]

See the sea turtles: Conservancy of Southwest Florida offers last chance to see Turtles on the Town loggerhead sculptures and the real resident loggerhead, Betsy

2016-11-08T14:59:21-05:00March 11th, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

For two weeks, 15 of the Turtles on the Town sculptures are on display at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center, now through March 23. In addition to the final opportunity to view the sculptures, now is the final chance to give the turtles permanent homes in the community. The community is urged to [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida welcomes new baby loggerhead sea turtle, launches naming contest

2016-11-08T15:00:00-05:00March 27th, 2014|Categories: News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Dalton Discovery Center is now home to a baby female Loggerhead sea turtle, hatched last summer at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). The baby turtle was part of an FAU study, linking nest temperature to the gender of hatchlings, and will eventually be released into the wild when she is ready to [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida opens Dalton Discovery Center

2012-11-15T16:20:26-05:00November 15th, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces the opening of the new Susan and William Dalton Discovery Center. Located at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center in Naples, the Dalton Discovery Center showcases southwest Florida’s diverse ecosystems, the creatures that live within and an overview of the work conducted by Conservancy of Southwest Florida. A unique, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida starts construction on the new Dalton Discovery Center

2016-11-08T15:01:11-05:00November 30th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida hosted a ceremonial presentation to mark the start of major renovations of the new Sue and Bill Dalton Discovery Center, the next phase of its sustainable campus initiative and “Saving Southwest Florida” Capital Campaign. Made possible by a lead gift to the Campaign by Sue and Bill Dalton, the Dalton [...]