Conservancy of Southwest Florida announces 2019-2020 programs
New and varied experiences for visitors to make a difference for the area's land, water, wildlife and future
By: Conservancy of SWFL
Many new activities and programs are introduced this season, including the Conservancy's "Be a Biologist" program, which focuses on a variety of research projects from the science and research team including sea turtles, mangroves, pythons and more. "Be a Biologist" is offered daily at 11:15 a.m. at the Conservancy Nature Center, along with other daily programs "Scales and Tails" at 12:15 p.m., "Ocean Discoveries"
Little Explorers, for ages 5 and younger, has been so popular its special programs will now be offered every Thursday at 10 a.m. Programs each month will focus on a different aspect of the region's natural surroundings, including birds in November, ocean animals in December and nature in January.
"In a year, the Conservancy educates 55,000 people, admits 3,700 wildlife patients to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital, protects 590 sea turtles nests, captures 2,000 pounds of invasive pythons threatening native wildlife and helps to preserve thousands wetland acres," said Rob Moher, president and CEO of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. "A visit to the Conservancy not only provides a day of fun and education for all ages, it also supports the important work our teams are doing to protect this region's natural environment for years to come."
The Conservancy Nature Center is open Monday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $14.95 for adults, $9.95 for kids and free for children 2 and younger. Admission is also free for Conservancy members. Membership is available online at www.Conservancy.org/
For the full schedule of upcoming programs and topics, visit www.Conservancy.org/