Published: Jan 05, 2014 10:41 AM EST

NAPLES, Fla.- The 50th anniversary year at Conservancy of Southwest Florida kicks off with more programs and more hours to enjoy the Nature Center. Based on feedback from members and guests, the Nature Center is open now on Sundays 9:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. through April 27.

You can also catch Cinema Sundays. Bring the family to enjoy a new, nature-inspired movie the first Sunday of each month - they’ll even supply the popcorn! Stay after for a children’s craft lesson for a fun, interactive and hands-on learning experience related to the movie theme.

For future Cinema Sunday dates and movie showings visit

The Conservancy Nature Center is a 21-acre nature experience is a celebration of all our natural treasures in the region – our water, land, wildlife and future. It is also listed as Site #69 on the Great Florida Birding Trail. Here you will learn about the importance of our resources, understand the role Conservancy of Southwest Florida plays in protecting those treasures and get inspired to take action.

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center is located in Naples, Florida at 1495 Smith Preserve Way, south of the Naples Zoo off Goodlette-Frank Road.  

For information about Conservancy of Southwest Florida, call 239-262-0304 or visit