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Randolph-Macon College Environmental Studies 2016-2017 Project

During the 2016 Fall Semester, the Foundation was privileged to work with Dr. Michael Fenster at Randolph-Macon College (RMC) in Ashland, VA.  Dr. Fenster is the Director of Environmental Studies Program and professor of various environmental studies courses aimed at preparing students to meet and solve challenging environmental problems of the 21st century. As part of […]

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Triangle Ranch is protected forever.

The Morton and Spapperi Family Foundation is thrilled to share the news that Triangle Ranch is protected forever.  Earlier this year, the Foundation supported the efforts of Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast plus other like-minded philanthropist and Southwest Florida Water Management District to secure 1,143 acres of of land in Manatee County, FL.  As […]

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WWSB ABC-7: $2M approved to preserve site near Myakka Park

By: Christopher Brantley May 25, 2016 Triangle Ranch sits right across the street from Myakka State Park and has three miles of the Myakka River running through it. SWFTMD’s preliminary vote Tuesday allows them to spend up to $2 million towards the conservation easement and guarantees money to purchase the property. Triangle Ranch is home to wildlife from […]

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Bradenton Herald: Triangle Ranch near Myakka one step closer to becoming a conservation easement

BY HANNAH MORSE hemorse@bradenton.com MANATEE A little piece of Old Florida is well on its way to being forever protected after a unanimous vote by the 13-member governing board of the Southwest Florida Water Management District. The vote Tuesday approved terms and negotiations to turn six-generation-owned, 1,100-acre Carlton Triangle Ranch into a conservation easement, which […]

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The Morton and Spapperi Family Foundation is excited to partner with Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast to support conservation and restoration efforts on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

The Morton and Spapperi Family Foundation recently donated $50,000 to Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast in support of permanently protecting the 1,143-acre Triangle Ranch in Manatee County, FL. Placing Triangle Ranch in conservation will help protect and improve water quality and flood protection along the Myakka River. It will also conserve high quality natural […]