Guardians of the Everglades®

To introduce the public to the fragile beauty of the Everglades and its unique ecosystem; to honor today’s leadership in conservation and restoration through great art and compelling human stories; and to encourage the public and policy makers to participate in the protection of the Everglades.


Past Events:

Financial Team to Host Seminars at Our Gallery:

Probate, Collectables, and Overfunded Insusrance featuring guest speakers James Henley, Vice President, Saybrus Partners and Peter Preu, Regional Vice President, Pacific Life

On Tuesday, January 26, and Thursday February 23. 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
For reservations: 239-479-7933

The events are sponsored by Peter Preu From Pacific Life, no products will be discussed. Click the image for more info.


Portrait Unveiling of Guardian Mary Barley

Friday, January 8, 2016

5:30 at the Everglades Foundation Hosted Reception
Everglades Coalition - Biltmore Hotel, Coral Gables

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Come to the AFTER PARTY at Guardians of the Everglades Studio
4:30 - 7:30 pm - Guardians of the Everglades Studio & Gallery,  1719 Trade Center Way #3, Naples, FL 34109


“Why - An Inspirational Call to Action”

Connie Bransilver presents the Keynote Address at The Photo Shootout - Tampa Bay, Friday, April 10, 2015 - Tampa, FL

The Photo Shootout is a regional photography event that brings photographers from across the country together for workshops throughout the area.  Connie’s presentation will be fun and inspirational, followed by an open forum for discussion.  


“What Are You Trying to Say with Your Photos?”

Connie Bransilver presents a 75 minute breakout session challenging the WHY of photography at the Saturday, March 7, 2015 - FCCC 2015 Conference at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) Fort Myers, FL

The Theme of the annual Florida Camera Club Council event is Wildlife, Nature and the Great Outdoors.



National Audubon Society’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary

On display until August 31, 2013 at Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary are 7 endangered species banners and 25 framed photographic prints of Florida’s endangered native orchids.

The exhibit is free with admission to the sanctuary and open to the public during Sanctuary opening hours.

View images here and for information on purchasing prints, please contact



National Audubon Society’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and Collier County Audubon's Feathers and Friends Gala 2013

In honor of the heroes who dedicate their lives to preserve one of America's last great wildernesses for the benefit of future generations.

Please join us as the evening intertwines captivating storytelling, art and music about Everglades conservation featuring photography by Connie Bransilver and life size portraits by artist Nicholas Petrucci.

February 8, 20136:30 pm Reception, Silent Auction, 7:30 pm Dinner



Deering Estate at Cutler

November 14, 2012 - January 20, 2013
16701 SW 72nd Ave, Palmetto Bay, (Miami) FL 33157

Guardians of the Everglades® accompanied by a Photo Documentary of the Creation of the Guardians of the Everglades®

Opening reception 7:00 - 9:00 November 14, 2012 and preview of the documentary film Guardians of the Everglades®.


Everglades National Park - Guardians of the Everglades®

March 2012Opening Reception - Saturday March 3, 2012
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Everglades National Park Coe Visitors’ Center
Homestead, FL

On display will be four 72” x 42” portraits of Guardians Clyde Butcher, Nat Reed, Franklin Adams and Chief Buffalo Tiger along with photographs of all eleven Guardians in action and six diaphanous banners depicting what it means to be endangered or threatened.

East Coasters - that’s you in Miami and Fort Lauderdale the Keys and the eastern Everglades - Your next opportunity will not be until November at Deering Estate in Miami. More information at:


Museum of the Everglades - Guardians of the Everglades®

Through February 25, 2012Museum of the Everglades
Everglades City, FL

Visitthe Museum or sign up for our lecture on Tuesday, February 21 inconjunction with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Festival. Information andreservations at 239-695-0008. Lecture and Lunch are $20 per person.

WestCoasters - that’s you in Naples, Fort Myers, Marco, Everglades City andthe western Everglades - you have until February 25th to visit thisexhibit. More information at:


Museum of Florida Art - Guardians of the Everglades®

December 7, 2011 - January 30, 2012
Museum of Florida Art and Culture, SFCC
600 W. College Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825

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