Conservancy of Southwest Florida opens Dalton Discovery Center

Coastal Breeze News explores the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s new Susan and William Dalton Discovery Center in Naples.

Architecture and exhibit design firm Cambridge Seven Associates designed the aquarium and interactive exhibits for the nature center, which showcases Florida’s diverse ecosystems, the animals that live within its many habitats, and the work of the Conservancy.

“The new Dalton Discovery Center provides guests an indoor field trip to visit uplands, the Everglades, mangroves, beaches, the ocean and the Everglades, all under one roof,” said Susan Dalton. “The Dalton Discovery Center serves to teach other about the Conservancy mission and develop the next generation of environmental leaders.”

“The Susan and William Dalton Discovery Center is a significant enhancement to the Conservancy Nature Center that educates and entertains guests with live animals and interactive programs that inspire support for the mission,” said Andrew McElwaine, Conservancy of Southwest Florida president.