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An Avian Alphabet: How one Conservancy volunteer turned her love for birds into art

Maggie Dimon has always been an artist and avid nature lover. She moved from Atlanta, GA to Naples, FL seven years ago. She subscribed to the Naples Daily News and…

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Two eastern screech owls rescued from ground and renested with mother

Two eastern screech owls were among the ninety-five animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a black…

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Von Arx Wildlife Hospital admits 94 animals this past week

A prothonotary warbler and a loggerhead shrike were among the ninety-four animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions…

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Multiple gravid softshell turtles admitted to the wildlife hospital due to vehicle strikes

A Florida softshell turtle was among the eighty-nine animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a crested…

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Seven Virginia opossum joeys removed from deceased mother

Seven Virginia opossum joeys were among the eighty-three animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a crested…

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Owl rescues and a successful renesting

Two eastern screech owls were among the ninety-six animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a sanderling,…

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Five nestling raccoons left behind after mother was relocated

Five nestling raccoons were among the ninety-three animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a sanderling, a…

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Eastern mole injured in cat attack

An eastern mole was among the forty-nine animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a black skimmer,…

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Otter family faces nuisance animal claims

A resident in Naples called the von Arx Wildlife Hospital early one morning stating he had two young river otters in a live trap and on his way to our…