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Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces 2018 board members and officers

2018-01-12T14:20:21+00:00 January 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 October 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+00:00 October 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 April 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 January 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+00:00 December 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+00:00 November 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 August 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 July 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+00:00 June 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 May 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+00:00 March 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+00:00 February 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 [...]

New board chair and members elected at Conservancy of Southwest Florida Annual Meeting

2016-11-08T14:59:26+00:00 January 28th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Discussions, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida recently hosted the organization’s Annual Meeting at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center. During the meeting, Conservancy members elected Ken Krier as the new board chair along with seven new community and business leaders to serve four-year terms on the Board of Directors. Also during the annual meeting, the [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida launches new website design

2016-11-08T14:59:27+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Economic Development, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has launched its redesigned website at www.Conservancy.org. The mobile-friendly website offers users a more enhanced website experience, providing deeper insight into its various initiatives, valued team members and the latest issues impacting Southwest Florida. The website also offers a multimedia-friendly platform that features the addition of continually updated slideshows, blogs [...]

Conservancy of Southwest Florida earns highest rating from Charity Navigator

2016-11-08T14:59:33+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Economic Development, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency have again earned the organization the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities. In addition to receiving the highest honor from Charity Navigator, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida also holds a Gold rating from [...]