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Environment on the Go
Let us bring our traveling toolbox of environmental education to your group.
Whether it's the next "lunch and learn" employee get together, homeowners' association meeting, civic club gathering or any social encounter, our assortment of adult outreach education programs entertain and educate about the natural treasures in our own backyard. Only $199 per program. Please schedule in advance: 239.262.0304, Ext. 266.
The following programs are presented by an expert Conservancy of Southwest Florida Naturalist:
Southwest Florida is under attack by land, sea and air! Discover which non-native plants, insects, mammals, reptiles, fish, amphibians and birds now call Florida home – and the threats they pose to their native Florida neighbors. From pythons, to parrots, Florida has it all. Features a live exotic animal.
Secret Lives of Reptiles
Some of these "cool" characters represent their species and an entire ecosystem. Uncover hidden adaptations for survival, hunting techniques and conservation strategies for saving Florida's reptiles. An intriguing set of stories about our hands-on conservation and biological work on sea turtles, alligators and more. Features a live reptile.
Florida is home to many rare and beautiful birds of prey, some found nowhere else in the United States. These creatures have many adaptations for survival, including why they migrate and how they manage to build nests as large as cars. Discover what is being done to protect these amazing birds.Features a live bird of prey.
From elusive bobcats and Florida panthers to graceful white-tail deer, southwest Florida is full of magnificent mammals. Learn what makes these animals unique, why some are on the verge of extinction and how you can help. Includes amazing success stories and photos from Conservancy of Southwest Florida research and wildlife rehabilitation.
Wildlife Tales III
Amazing photos and stories of survival and tearful stories of loss. We look back at some of the tens of thousands of native animals that have been cared for at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Wildlife Clinic since its opening in 1984. Learn what causes injuries, how to prevent them, how wildlife staff and volunteers care for them and why they are such a critical part or our southwest Florida paradise.
The programs below are FREE and are presented by Conservancy of Southwest Florida volunteer representatives.
Protecting Our Water Did you know there are simple things YOU can do to help protect this precious natural resource? Controlling the pollution that flows into our waterways and fisheries from storm water runoff is the first step in keeping our water clean. Presented by the Conservancy Volunteer Community Outreach Team.
The Story: Conservancy of Southwest Florida It all started in 1964 when a group of concerned citizens united to prevent the “Road to Nowhere” to protect Rookery Bay. Now, thanks to generous supporters, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is focused on protecting our water, land and wildlife. Discover the environmental issues that are threatening our future and how you can help.
To schedule any of these exciting adventures for your group, call Cheryl Latif, Education Programs Coordinator at 239.262.0304 ext 266, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.