Southwest Florida Music Education Center to bring world-class music education, life skills to neurodivergent students

2021-07-20T18:38:02-04:00July 20th, 2021|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

A world-class music education center is coming to Southwest Florida. A partnership initiative with the Berklee Institute for Arts Education and Special Needs, the Southwest Florida Music Education Center (SWFLMEC) provides music education and life skills development for neurodivergent young adults. SWFLMEC will be one of only a few music education programs available to such [...]

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 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 collects 12 ADDY awards for outstanding print, digital campaigns

2019-03-26T01:53:59-04:00March 26th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, 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 12 ADDY Awards for the second consecutive year through AdFed’s Suncoast region, which covers agencies, organizations and businesses from Sarasota to Marco Island. The ADDY Awards are [...]

Record $2 million raised at Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Magic Under the Mangroves

2019-03-26T18:09:50-04:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida raised a record $2 million net at its 15th annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala held March 7 at the Conservancy Nature Center. “The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has been fighting to protect our water, land, wildlife and future for 55 years,” said Rob Moher, president and CEO of the [...]

Earth Day Festival at Conservancy of Southwest Florida features full day of exhibits, programs and discounted admission

2019-03-26T18:06:59-04:00February 26th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is celebrating Earth Day on April 13 with its biggest community event of the year. 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 Mr. Glen. Children can enjoy hands-on activities and [...]

Comprehensive survey of Southwest Florida residents on impacts of changing climate reveals surprising views

2019-02-22T17:42:54-05:00February 20th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

    A coalition of community partners on Wednesday released results of the first comprehensive survey measuring Southwest Florida residents’ views on our changing climate. As hurricanes, floods and wildfires have increased in number and intensity over the past decade, attitudes around the U.S. have been changing, including right here in Southwest Florida. Survey results [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida elects three new board members

2019-01-16T19:14:06-05:00January 16th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida members elected three local business and community leaders to its board of directors during its 55th Annual Members’ Meeting on Jan. 10 at the Conservancy Nature Center. Elected to serve four-year terms, the new board members are Stefan Bothe, Kimberly Leach Johnson and Tom McCann. Bothe is the founder [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida honors ‘Magic Under the Mangroves’ chairs as 2019 Eagle Award recipients

2019-01-12T02:23:11-05:00January 12th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Maureen Lerner, Carol Dinardo, William Boyajian, Nancy White, Sue Dalton The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has bestowed its highest honor, the Eagle Award, on seven individuals whose exemplary leadership has grown Magic Under the Mangroves into one of the region’s premier fundraising galas. The 2019 Eagle Award recipients – Sue Dalton, Maureen Lerner, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida opens registration for winter youth camp

2018-12-03T18:54:23-05:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has opened registration for an experience-based, two-day winter camp that offers children a hands-on opportunity to be junior biologists and botanists. The winter camp runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Dec. 27 and 28, and activities are geared toward children in second through fifth grades. “The Conservancy’s winter [...]

Young conservationists invited to Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s ‘Little Explorers’ program this fall, winter

2018-11-16T02:29:19-05:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced its lineup of activities for its popular children’s educational program, offering unique hands-on activities for the area’s youngest conservationists. Little Explorers, which is geared toward children ages 18 months through 5 years, features all-new themes this fall and winter. Children will learn about animals and insects native to Southwest [...]

Robin Hamilton named chair of 2019 Magic Under the Mangroves gala

2018-11-05T20:34:15-05:00November 5th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

15th anniversary event in support of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida The Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces Robin Hamilton as the chair for the 2019 Magic Under the Mangroves gala. Hamilton is a long-time Conservancy supporter and member of the Magic Under the Mangroves event committee. “As we celebrate the 15th anniversary of our signature [...]

Conservancy invites community to RedSnook Kickoff Party Nov. 2

2018-10-23T06:36:43-04:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Annual fishing tournament celebrates 25 years of supporting clean water The Conservancy of Southwest Florida invites the community to support its clean water efforts during a Friday Night Kickoff Party to commence its 25th annual RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament in early November. Featuring local craft beer from Naples Beach Brewery, wine, a fun [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida, Naples Zoo expand partnership to research Burmese pythons

2018-10-05T18:20:35-04:00October 4th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Naples Zoo to donate $75,000 toward Conservancy’s python research program The Conservancy of Southwest Florida and Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens established a partnership to advance Burmese python research and education in Southwest Florida. The two longtime neighbors on the Gordon River Greenway in Naples will study the impact of Burmese pythons on native wildlife. [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida wins three Charlie Awards from Florida Magazine Association

2018-08-22T18:59:56-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida was honored by the Florida Magazine Association for its work in producing three outstanding visual presentations that showcase the organization’s environmental mission. The Charlie Awards is a prestigious annual journalism and media competition that recognizes publishers, writers, editors, artists, photographers, printers, marketers and other professionals that demonstrate excellence in visual [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida installs electric vehicle charging stations

2018-06-18T17:59:39-04:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced its partnership with Tesla to introduce electric vehicle charging stations at the Conservancy Nature Center, 1495 Smith Preserve Way in Naples. Offering six charging stations, four exclusively for Tesla vehicles and two for universal use, the charging service is available to the public at no cost. Drivers can [...]

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 policy specialist Marisa Carrozzo to serve as co-chair of the Everglades Coalition

2018-06-06T20:13:35-04:00June 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Marisa Carrozzo, a senior environmental policy specialist at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, has been named the new 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 Florida through the Florida [...]

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 [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to celebrate Earth Day with eco-friendly festival April 21

2018-03-28T18:42:02-04:00March 28th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is inviting community members and area visitors to its 2018 Earth Day Festival, an eco-friendly event featuring fun for the whole family. The Earth Day Festival runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 at the Conservancy Nature Center, 1495 Smith Preserve Way in Naples. Attractions include [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida wins 12 ADDY awards at 2018 American Advertising Awards ceremony for AdFed Suncoast

2018-03-20T23:34:37-04:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has been honored with 12 awards from the American Advertising Federation for excellence in advertising and marketing initiatives. The Conservancy earned four gold awards and eight silver awards at the 2018 American Advertising Awards ceremony for AdFed’s Suncoast region, which stretches from Sarasota south to Marco Island. The 12 awards [...]

Record Breaking 2018 Magic Under the Mangroves raises $1.9 million net for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida

2018-03-10T02:32:11-05:00March 10th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida raised a record $1.9 million net at the 14th annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala and auction, providing key funding that directly enhances the Conservancy’s mission of protecting Southwest Florida’s water, land, wildlife and future. The four-hour eco-chic event held Thursday, March 8 at the Conservancy’s Nature Center, featured cocktails, [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida to offer summer environmental camps for children

2018-03-06T20:32:00-05:00March 6th, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida again will offer its popular summer camps to area children interested in researching coastal habitats, wildlife and oceans. For children completing kindergarten through sixth grades, Oceans Ahoy explores marine biology and oceans, Marsh Mania covers coastal mangroves and cypress swamps, and Critter Camp examines scaly, splashy and feathered animals found across [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida documents largest predator-to-prey size ratio for a Burmese Python

2018-03-02T01:44:41-05:00March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida documented a Burmese python eating a white-tailed deer that weighed more than the python itself.  This is believed to be the largest predator/prey ratio ever documented for the Burmese python, and possibly for any species of python. The findings will be published in the March 2018 issue of Herpetological Review. [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces exclusive auction lots for ‘Magic Under the Mangroves’

2018-02-27T00:54:01-05:00February 27th, 2018|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Exclusive experiences, exotic vacations, behind-the-scenes tours, elegant dinners and custom artwork highlight an impressive list of auction lots available at the 14th annual Magic Under the Mangroves, a March 8 fundraising event that benefits the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. New for this year, Magic Under the Mangroves is debuting its Conservancy Exclusives, unique auction lots [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces 2018 board members and officers

2018-01-12T14:20:21-05:00January 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 [...]

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

2017-12-28T13:15:51-05:00December 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 [...]

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 [...]

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

2017-11-20T12:45:29-05:00November 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 RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Tournament Nov. 3-5

2017-10-12T09:43:25-04:00October 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 [...]

Conservancy Nature Center to reopen Oct. 4

2017-10-03T17:12:16-04:00October 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 volunteers worth millions

2017-05-10T14:59:05-04:00May 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’s Earth Day Festival draws more than 1,000

2017-04-28T12:47:15-04:00April 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

2017-04-14T14:06:06-04:00April 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

2017-03-27T20:32:01-04:00March 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

2017-03-08T00:35:56-05:00March 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 [...]

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 announces new board members, presents Eagle and Eaglet awards at Annual Meeting

2017-01-20T18:25:45-05:00January 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

2017-01-14T12:19:33-05:00January 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

2016-12-06T23:12:14-05:00December 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 [...]

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

2016-11-08T21:24:50-05:00November 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 [...]

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

2016-11-08T14:59:05-05:00August 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

2016-11-08T14:59:07-05:00August 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

2016-11-08T14:59:09-05:00July 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

2016-11-08T14:59:09-05:00July 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 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 [...]

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

2016-11-08T14:59:18-05:00May 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

2016-11-08T14:59:19-05:00May 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 [...]

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 [...]

Eagle Award presented to Jeannie and Christopher Smith at Conservancy of Southwest Florida Annual Meeting

2016-11-08T14:59:26-05:00February 1st, 2016|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida have awarded Jeannie and Christopher Smith the organization’s highest honor, the Eagle Award, for their valued contributions and commitment to the protection of Southwest Florida’s natural resources. The award was presented to the Smiths by Rob Moher, president of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, and Lynn Slabaugh, chair of the [...]

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