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Family Fun Fest is October 18
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Family Fun Fest is October 18

Kids get in free at special After Hours during Corkscrew's 65th Anniversary year

2019-20 Gallery Café Artists Series Announced
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2019-20 Gallery Café Artists Series Announced

Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is partnering with the United Arts Council of Collier County on three of the four exhibits

Leslie Burgess is Top Tourism Volunteer in Collier County
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Leslie Burgess is Top Tourism Volunteer in Collier County

Art fund-raiser for boardwalk repairs earns longtime Boardwalk Naturalist the 2019 Paradise Coast Volunteer Tourism Star award

Scientific Reports Publishes 'Super' Ghost Orchid Paper
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Scientific Reports Publishes 'Super' Ghost Orchid Paper

Research Director Shawn Clem an author of study published in online journal of Nature

Photos Upend Theory on Ghost Orchid Pollination
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Photos Alter Ghost Orchid Theories

Image of Fig Sphinx Moth Pollinating Corkscrew's 'Super" Ghost Orchid Surprises Scientists

Season’s First Flower Appears On Corkscrew’s “Super” Ghost Orchid
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Season’s First Flower Appears On Corkscrew’s “Super” Ghost Orchid

First bloom occurs on June 27, 2019. In 2018, the first appeared July 8.

Audubon Photography Awards Exhibit At Corkscrew
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Audubon Photography Awards Exhibit At Corkscrew

A traveling exhibit of award-winning photographs will be on display in the Gallery Café from July 1 to September 30.

Wetland of Distinction Coverage
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Wetland of Distinction Coverage

Honor bestowed on Corkscrew by the Society of Wetland Scientists is noted by the Fort Myers News-Press and Florida Weekly

2019 Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Magazine
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2019 Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Magazine

A habitat in harmony is the theme of Corkscrew's annual magazine for 2019. Nature needs people and people need nature.

Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Recognized by International Wetland Scientists
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Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Recognized by International Wetland Scientists

— Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary was recently recognized as the newest Wetland of Distinction by the Society of Wetland Scientists. The first wetland in the southern U.S. to obtain this recognition, the initiative was created in 2017 “to promote awareness, appreciation, and knowledge of some of the country’s most ecologically sensitive landscapes.”

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