May 28, 2016

First Annual Wildlife Hospital Baby Shower

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Ever heard of a baby shower for animals? Well now you have! Summertime is baby season at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. During this period of time, they will treat hundreds of baby animals including birds, mammals, and even reptiles. 

On June 4th from 10AM-3PM, The Conservancy is asking visitors to donate item(s) that are on their Amazon Wishlist or listed below that will help benefit the animal hospital. Don't worry, your donation won't go unnoticed. If you donate, you will receive a free entry pass to the Conservancy along with being entered to win a change to join the wildlife rehabilitation staff on an animal release or baby bird re-nesting! 

Here are the most wanted items:

Food & Vitamin Products
Husbandry Items
Medical Supplies
  • Wild Bird Seed
  • Oatmeal / Rolled Oats (not instant)
  • Toasted Oat Cereal
  • Fruit Baby Food – no custard flavors
  • Wild Bird Seed
  • Shelled Walnuts
  • Purina One Smart Blend Kitten Formula
  • Distilled Water
  • Unscented Paper Towels
  • Towels in Good Condition (all sizes)
  • Antibacterial Hand Soap
  • Unscented Bleach
  • Liquid Dish Detergent
  • Q-Tips and Cotton Balls
  • Dish Scrubber (that holds detergent)
  • Trash bags (15 and 33 gallon)
  • Kruuse Manukah Honey G
  • Telfa Pads
  • Vetwrap
  • Gauze Squares
  • Band-Aids

  • Large Laundry Baskets
  • Bug Spray
  • Tape (Duct and Masking)
  • Mirrors (From 5” – 10”)
  • Quick Dry Nail Polish
  • Kitchen Shears
  • Blue Ball Point Pens

For more information on how you can help, click here.

May 18, 2016

Endangered Species Day at the Conservancy

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Did you know that May 20th is Endangered Species Day? This is a day that recognizes the national conservation efforts to protect our nation's endangered species and their habitats. 
This year, The Conservancy of Southwest Florida will be hosting a variety of activities to showcase endangered species and how people can help these animals.
Along with activities, The Conservancy & the Naples Zoo are teaming up together to celebrate this day. For each member of either the Conservancy & the Naples Zoo, they will be able to get into the partnering organization's facilities free on May 20th and May 21st. 
For more information, please check their website by clicking here

May 4, 2016

The Final Great Dock Canoe Race

This Saturday, May 14th beginning at 11am, the final Great Dock Canoe Race will take place. This charitable event hosted at Crayton Cove has been happening annually for the past 40 years and is fun filled for both participants and spectators. The theme goes with the final year, "The Last Dance." This water event includes several canoe races for various levels and also a "Best Dressed Canoe" contest.

The Great Dock and Canoe Race brings thousands of racers and spectators from around the country to Naples. Come and join the festivities this year! The Dock at Crayton Cove is conveniently located in Downtown Naples just 7 miles form the Hilton Naples