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Conservancy Summer Camp is back

Summer camp at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is back! Campers who have completed 1st through 6th grade can participate in a week-long summer camp designed to foster a deep…

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Plant This Instead

Written by Educator Gerald Thompson What’s in your yard right now? This week is National Invasive Species Awareness Week and while a lot of us are probably pretty familiar with…

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What’s new in EDU

We all play a role in shaping the environmental health of Southwest Florida, and environmental education is key in helping us do so responsibly. The Conservancy’s environmental education team is…

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Florida’s not-so-spooky species

Stores have stocked their scary sections, homes have donned their daunting decor, and people have created their creepy costumes. Halloween is here and the haunts have begun. Among ghouls, goblins…

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Learning Adventures Bus reaching hundreds of local students

By the end of July, the Learning Adventures Bus (LAB) will have reached about 800 campers this summer. This year’s Summer SLAM (Summer Learning Adventure Modules), supported by Naples Children…

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Learning Adventures Bus on the road this summer

We are thrilled to announce an exciting summer outreach initiative that will elevate campers’ learning experience to new heights! Starting in June, this year’s Summer SLAM, supported by Naples Children…

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Field trip season begins for Conservancy Education team

The education team is staying busy as they launch new and exciting school programs for students within the community. Two different programs were recently started – Watery Wonders and new…

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GWYL Collier a major success!

The ninth annual Give Where You Live – Collier 24 hour fundraiser was a major success. Thank you to everyone who participated. In all, $3,293,330 was raised for the 37…

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Education team gears up for SURVIVORS field trips

The SURVIVORS program is in partnership with Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is gearing up for a busy field trip season out on the…

Conservancy's Mobile Classroom

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida rolls out science lab on wheels, educating the community 

The Learning Adventures Bus (LAB) cruised around town this summer, geared with microscopes and plushie pythons, as part of the Conservancy’s new educational Summer Science Learning Adventure Modules program –…