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RedSnook Kickoff Party raises more than $70,000 for hurricane rebuilding and recovery 

The funds will be given to the YMCA of Marco Island to provide support to residents and businesses on Isles of Capri as they recover from Hurricane Ian  The Conservancy of Southwest…

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von Arx Wildlife Hospital remains open during Nature Center’s temporary closure in September

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s von Arx Wildlife Hospital will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the temporary closure of the Conservancy’s Nature Center from September…

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RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 21-23

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will hold its 29th annual RedSnook Catch and Release Charity Fishing Tournament Oct. 21-23 to benefit the Conservancy’s commitment to water quality protection, as well…

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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…