OSPREY, FL (December 30, 2015) Join Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast for the opening reception for photographer Mary Lundeberg, on Tuesday, January 12, 5:30pm to 7:30pm. The exhibit entitled “Wild Florida” will connect you to the natural beauty and fragility of our state. The cocktail reception with remarks by the artist will be held at the foundation’s headquarters at Bay Preserve, 400 Palmetto Avenue in Osprey. RSVP to 941-918-2100. Artwork is available for purchase. The exhibit runs through March, 2016, and may be viewed during the hours of 9:00am to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday.
Mary Lundeberg is a nature photographer and writer, creating connection to and appreciation for the natural environment. She is eager to share her passion for the wildlife and waterways of Florida, showcasing the splendor of nature. Lundeberg has published more than 80 articles, books and photographs and has created works for the National Parks Service, Stump Pass State Park and the Minnesota Audubon Society. She currently teaches part-time for Ringling College of Art and Design at the Englewood Art Center, and writes a column for the Sun-Herald. Learn more at www.marylundeberg.com.
Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast saves land, forever, preserving those special natural lands that make our region extraordinary. Working with landowners, businesses, and government, they protect the character and natural integrity of the bays, beaches, barrier islands and their watersheds on Florida’s Gulf Coast. A nationally accredited land trust, the Foundation purchases natural areas, holds land preservation agreements and educates for responsible land and water stewardship in Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte and Lee Counties. Learn more at www.conservationfoundation.com.