Conservancy of Southwest Florida invites the public to its 60th anniversary summer celebration

July 3, 2024

Cool off at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Nature Center during its 60 Days of Summer. From June 29 through August 31, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is offering discounted memberships and reduced daily admission rates to its Nature Center to celebrate 60 years of environmental conservation efforts. 

Experience special daily talks, with topics including but not limited to, invasive species, saving wildlife, climate change, hurricanes and more. The Conservancy is also offering animal encounters and feedings throughout the week and story time every Tuesday in July. 

The 21-acre Nature Center features a collection of indoor and outdoor exhibits and artifacts curated to showcase Southwest Florida’s unique ecosystem. The experience includes the newly renovated Susan and William Dalton Discovery Center with the new John & Carol Walter Discovery Wing, which features an invasive species and climate change galleries.

The Nature Center is listed as site #69 on the Great Florida Birding Trail and also boasts electric boat tours featuring live flora and fauna along the Gordon River.

The unique benefits of becoming a yearly member of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida includes discounts at 147 nature centers across the country, 10% discount at its gift shop, and members-only kayak rentals. The Nature Center is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30am to 4pm.

Quick Details

What: $60 memberships for family and individual, 60% off daily admission

Where: 1495 Smith Preserve Way in Naples, FL

When: June 29 through August 31

Time: Tuesday-Saturday (9:30am to 4pm)