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Programs, Tours and Events at Rookery Bay Reserve

Rookery Bay Research Reserve Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve stretches across 110,000 acres of pristine mangrove forest, uplands and protected waters, encompassing 40% of Collier County coastline. The Reserve is committed to preservation through research, education and land protection. The Rookery Bay Environmental Education Center offers a variety of hands-on experiences for all ages, including aquariums, interactive […]

Moran Wealth Management Continues to Grow

Bullish About Its Own Future, Moran Wealth Management Continues to Grow In a strategy that may seem unconventional during these unusual times, Naples’ Moran Wealth Management is currently in growth mode. “We’re following our own general investing advice and applying it to our practice: be patient, take calculated risks and embrace a long-term vision to actively plan for the evolution […]

NCH Healthcare System Welcomes Kristin Mascotti as Chief Medical Officer

Quality patient care is always the driving force behind all NCH initiatives. After an extensive search, NCH Healthcare System was proud to announce Kristin Mascotti, M.D. as the New Chief Medical Officer (CMO)  of the NCH Healthcare System this past summer. NCH leadership led a national search facilitated by a physician centric search committee who worked with Russell Reynolds to identify […]

Holiday Overeating Solved: Eat to Your Heart’s Content

Yes, it is that time of the year –Thanksgiving is right around the corner. And every time the holidays come  around, most people who are not happy with their weight start counting calories, restricting certain food groups, fasting, or what’s even worse, avoiding the holiday parties altogether. To avoid these extreme approaches, consider an eating paradigm shift: What if you abandoned the holiday […]


I think those who are artists are quite glad to be the creative  people that they are. The past many months have put that to the test. This, being November, is the month that the Arts are celebrated locally, as designated by the United Arts Council of Collier County. The Arts are a wonderful thing in that they […]

Construction at the Conservancy

by Katie Ferron, Conservancy Community Engagement and Marketing Coordinator There will be more to discover next year inside the Dalton Discovery Center at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. A monumental $4.5 million renovation and expansion of the center will add new interactive exhibits and galleries exploring areas of critical importance to the region. To accommodate the ambitious construction timeline, the […]

life in the facet lane Do you know About the Tiffany Stone?

Most jewelry collectors have a short list at the ready when it comes to hunting down their next favorite piece. We’ll hazard a guess by saying that beauty and uniqueness probably top that list. In case you’ve run out of new ideas for what to collect next we’ve got something rare that may inspire you. Never Heard of Tiffany Stone? Have you […]