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 adds baby loggerhead sea turtle to family of animal ambassadors

2018-06-18T16:47:07-04:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Sea turtle sex study underscores importance of Conservancy research The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced the name for a new baby loggerhead sea turtle, which now has a starring role in the Dalton Discovery Center. The loggerhead, named NIN, weighed in at 456 grams (16.4 ounces) and measured 23 centimeters across and 22 centimeters [...]

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 prepared to act in oil spill recovery

2016-11-08T15:01:22-05:00May 6th, 2010|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

As millions of gallons of oil continue spilling into the Gulf of Mexico and the first wave of oil approaches landfall on the Gulf coast, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is poised to fulfill its role of protecting and preserving water quality and wildlife in Southwest Florida. The grassroots organization, which treats more than 2,400 [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s loggerhead sea turtle graduates to aquarium at Nature Center

2016-11-08T15:01:22-05:00April 29th, 2010|Categories: Events, News|Tags: , , |

As sea turtle nesting season begins, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida prepares to transfer its juvenile female loggerhead sea turtle resident to a larger tank. The public will first be able to view the loggerhead sea turtle in its new 2,000-gallon Patch Reef aquarium on Saturday, May 8. The loggerhead sea turtle has been provided [...]

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