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2023 Magic Under the Mangroves gala raises $1.4 million

The 19th Annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala held March 2 raised more than $1.4 million net for programs to protect the water, land, wildlife, and future of Southwest Florida.…

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Growing the Future: Conservancy of Southwest Florida opens Environmental Studies Dormitory

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida recently celebrated the opening of its Environmental Studies Dormitory, donated by Jeannie Meg and Christopher Byron Smith with support from friends of the Conservancy.  The…

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Court of Appeal sides with the Conservancy: We have a right to challenge Rivergrass on grounds of traffic and taxpayer impacts

When the Collier County Board of County Commissioners approved Rivergrass Village in 2020, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida, along with many others, argued that Rivergrass Village would cost taxpayers millions…

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2022 RedSnook Charity Fishing Tournament reaches record-setting support

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s RedSnook Catch & Release Charity Fishing Tournament hauled in a record catch for the fundraiser – netting more than $220,000 to benefit the Conservancy’s Fight…

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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…