Conservation

Conservation Foundation Protects Critical Florida Panther Habitat

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, only 120 to 230 adults currently remain in the wild.

03/29/2022 By Staff

Conservation

Conservation Foundation Presents Luncheon Lecture With Dr. Jack Longino

A Sarasota native whose family owned an 8,732-acre ranch, Longino is a professor of biology at the University of Utah.

03/24/2022 By Staff

Grants

Gulf Coast Communtiy Foundation Awards $75,000 to Conservation Foundation

The funding is in support of the Quad Parcels re-wilding.

03/08/2022 By Staff

Grants

Conservation Foundation Receives $10,000 Grant for Youth Programming

The funds come from the Manatee Community Foundation.

03/03/2022 By Staff

Conservation

Conservation Foundation Permanently Protects 14.38 Acres in Manatee County

The newly protected land is located between Braden River Park and the Honi Hanta Girl Scout Camp.

01/18/2022 Photography by Staff

Teed up

Plans to Renovate Bobby Jones Golf Complex Get the Green Light

After years of neglect and delays, the Sarasota City Commission approved plans to move forward with renovations and conservation of the 300-acre property.

01/11/2022 By Kim Doleatto

Conservation

Jelks Family Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to Conservation Foundation

The funding will be used for conservation of priority land in Manatee County.

12/14/2021 By Staff

Conservation

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards $62,500 Grant to Conservation Foundation

The funding will help fund the creation of a new Nature Interpreter position and program.

12/08/2021 By Staff

Nature

Kids Can Participate in This Year's Audubon Christmas Bird Count, Too

The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast is hosting a pair of bird count events for kids ages 5-10 in December.

11/24/2021 By Staff

Awards

Conservation Foundation Honors 2021 Volunteer of the Year, Partner of the Year

Rob Harlan and Susan Lowy Harlan received the Conservation Partner of the Year award, and Rich and Jane Huhn received the Volunteer of the Year award.

10/28/2021 By Staff

Conservation

Sarasota County Votes to Purchase Conservation Foundation’s Recently Protected Land

Sarasota County commissioners approved the purchase of 228 acres in Old Miakka.

10/26/2021 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation Awards $10,000 Grant to Conservation Foundation

The funding will be used to upgrade the Conservation Foundation's CRM platform.

10/19/2021 By Staff

Conservation

Conservation Foundation Protects 228 Acres in Old Miakka

The land is a critical link between Sarasota County’s Old Miakka Preserve and the Conservation Foundation’s Tatum Sawgrass Scrub Preserve.

10/14/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Conservation Foundation Announces 2021-2022 Board of Trustees

Rhonda O. Deems has been named board chair.

10/05/2021 By Staff

Conservation

Willis Smith Joins Project Team at the Quad Parcels at the Celery Fields

The Quad Parcels project will create a new habitat to attract more birds and provide additional public opportunities for birding and wildlife viewing.

10/04/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast Hires Four

The foundation also announced several internal promotions.

08/03/2021 By Staff

On Par

The Bobby Jones Nature Trails Have Reopened

The paths are again open to the public now that demolition to make way for future renovations has been completed.

07/22/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Nature

Here Are the Winners of the Conservation Foundation's Summer Photo Contest

Photographers of all ages and experience levels were invited to submit original work showcasing the beauty of natural Florida.

07/01/2021 By Staff

Skrt Skrt

Conservation Foundation Launches New Food Truck Event Series

The first gathering will take place Friday, July 23, with the food truck Curb Your Appetite.

07/01/2021 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Conservation

Conservation Foundation, Audubon Society Move Forward With Quad Parcels

The 33 acres will buffer the western edge of the environmentally sensitive Celery Fields.

04/06/2021 By Staff