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 Infrared Motion Camera Photo - Florida Panther BehaviorCREW on the boardwalk in the Pop Ash slough learning about the Food Chain.Panther Posse in Action

Protect the Florida Panther and help elementary school and

college students learn about this endangered species!


For only $150 ($3 a student) you can bus a classroom (Panther Posse) to FGCU Campus for an environmental education program about the Florida Panther, water conservation, future careers, and ways a person can be "green" to the earth. 

A donation of $150 ($3 a student) will provide needed transportation to CREW. Get kids outside hiking in nature in a 60,000 acre watershed (Florida Panther Habitat) experiencing out natural world.

A donation of $420 will purchase an infrared motion camera. These cameras are placed in areas of Florida panther habitat and capture photos of animals at different times. These photographs help researchers and students monitor and learn about the habits and behaviors of the Florida Panther and other wildlife.

Donations of any amount are accepted: $5.00 - $50,000

Anything helps!

If you are interested in donating to the "Wings of Hope" Panther Posse Program CLICK HERE and designate your donation as Other to assure your donation reaches the appropriate organization.

Donations made through the FGCU Website link above can be made with one of the following credit/debit card types: Mastercard, Visa, American Express, and Discover.

All donations are tax-deductible!

Make your checks out to: FGCU Wings of Hope Program

and mail to:

FGCU Wings of Hope C/O Ricky Pires
10501 FGCU Boulevard South
Reed Hall 247
Fort Myers, FL 33965