Latest News about Right from the Start Summer Robotics Camp

Luring the last week of July 2017, children and youth participated in a robotics summer camp. They created 4 different robots. The camp boosted their creativity and imagination. Everyone created awesome robots and had a blast! Thanks to Pam Phillips Weston and the Weston Foundation for supporting this project! Thank you to our volunteers who Read More

Releasing a Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle

Conservancy of Southwest Florida Research Manager Dr. Jeff Schmid studies Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles – the most endangered sea turtles on the planet. Learn more at: Turtles are tagged, released and their movements can be tracked via satellite telemetry. Research activities are conducted under NMFS permit #18069 and FFWCC permit #136. We were recently Read More

Updates From The Weston Career Center at Washington University

We’re excited to share to announce the launch of our new Olin Careers Center website. This new site reflects the depth of our expertise and commitment to students, employers and alums. Visit the site now at Also, view our Weston Career Center Career Guide – our most-utilized resource that provides a wealth of information.

Engineers Without Borders – Sacramento Valley Professional Chapter

The project team recently conducted a trip to Panama to gather data to allow analysis of design alternatives. A major objective was to locate and take measurements of potential, unused water sources. Drought may be responsible for the drop in performance of the existing system, which led community members to drill into pipe sections in Read More

Supporting Village Focus International (VFI)

Village Focus International (VFI) is a small non-profit headquartered in Vientiane, Laos that fights human trafficking and invests in local leaders to improve lives. Contributions support VFI in several ways: Contributions support VFI’s Protection and Empowerment of Women and Children Program that oversees two shelters for human trafficking victims and educates villagers on human trafficking Read More

Happy 1 Year Anniversary to JourneyCare

JourneyCare is celebrating its first anniversary this month! It is one year since three well-respected, community-based, not-for-profit hospices with over 100 years of combined experience and expertise came together to form JourneyCare. The ongoing support of families, team members, partners, volunteers and others throughout their communities has meant so much to them, as they worked Read More

Support The Wildlife Hospital

The Conservancy has partnered with Picaboo, who is offering $50 OFF coupons for individuals who donate at least $5 to the 2016 von Arx Wildlife Hospital Fundraising Drive. The link to the coupon will be in the acknowledgement email you receive after finalizing your gift.

Launch U Graduation Ceremony

We are thrilled to announce the graduation of our class of 2016!  We hope that you can join us to celebrate the success of our 240 Graduating Seniors at one of our Graduation Ceremonies.  Details below and attached and we hope you can join us tonight at 5:30pm at our office (enter at 651 W. Read More