OSPREY, FL (April 21, 2016) Back by popular demand! Join Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast on Wednesday, May 4, 2016 for two showings of Moods of the Miakka, a short documentary film showcasing the distinctive beauty and fragility of the iconic Myakka River. The film will be shown at 3:30pm and 6:00pm. After the film, enjoy discussion with the award-winning filmmakers as they share their vision for creating a 1-hour documentary for PBS, to reach an even wider audience. The program will be held at Conservation Foundation’s headquarters at Bay Preserve, 400 Palmetto Avenue in Osprey. Light refreshments will be provided. Seating is limited and reservations are required. Register online at www.conservationfoundation.com or call Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast at (941) 918-2100.
Moods of the Miakka debuted at the 2015 Sarasota Film Festival. Filmmakers Leslie M. Gaines and Jeff Palmer take wildlife cinematography to a new level as they reveal the splendor and natural magic of our region. Learn more at www.moodsofthemiakka.org.
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.