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Conservancy captures most massive Burmese python in Florida

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced record-breaking developments in its invasive Burmese python research program with the documentation of the largest python found to date in Florida. The female…

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Joint project improving water quality in Naples

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida and the South Florida Water Management District’s Big Cypress Basin have completed Phase I of the expansion of the Shotwell Waverly Filter Marsh at the…

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Magic Under the Mangroves gala raises record $2.1 million net

The 18th Annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala held on March 3 raised a record $2.1 million net for programs to protect the water, land, wildlife and future of Southwest…

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2022 Magic Under the Mangroves gala raises record $2.1 million net

The 18th Annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala held March 3 raised a record $2.1 million net for programs to protect the water, land, wildlife, and future of Southwest Florida.…

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Conservancy collects nine ADDY awards for outstanding creative campaigns

The American Advertising Federation again has honored the Conservancy of Southwest Florida with nine ADDY awards for excellence in advertising and marketing. The Conservancy received nine ADDY Awards through AdFed’s…

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Support Local Artists at the Nature Center Gift Shop

Southwest Florida is home to many impressive and colorful artists. Inspired by the bright nature around us, these featured artists’ work can be found and purchased at our Nature Center…

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Nature Center reopens with new, interactive experiences

Members and visitors of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center will get a fresh interactive experience with the newly renovated Susan and William Dalton Discovery Center, now open to…

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Conservancy of Southwest Florida appeals Rivergrass Village lawsuit

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has filed its initial brief in Florida’s Second District Court of Appeal seeking to overturn the trial court’s ruling on its challenge to the development…

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The Nature Center reopens December 18!

Newly expanded Dalton Discovery Center features new interactive exhibits, galleries The Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center is reopening Dec. 18 to members and visitors after the completion of a…

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Army Corps announces plan that will guide LOSOM

With great anticipation—on Tuesday, Nov. 16, the U.S. Army Corps announced the final plan that will guide the new Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM). LOSOM will replace the current…