Environmental Conservancy of North Port to host online auction to support land purchases

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The Environmental Conservancy of North Port is hosting an online auction from Dec. 4 through Dec. 11, to raise money to buy lots that will be purchased for preservation. More than 100 items have been donated, including this image of a gopher tortoise.
The Environmental Conservancy of North Port is hosting an online auction from Dec. 4 through Dec. 11, to raise money to buy lots that will be purchased for preservation. More than 100 items have been donated, including this image of a gopher tortoise.

NORTH PORT – The Environmental Conservancy of North Port is hosting an online auction from 9 a.m. Dec. 4 through 7 p.m., Dec. 11, to support its efforts to purchase lots to be earmarked for wildlife habitat.

Registration for the auction starts at midnight, Dec. 1 at https://www.511auction.com.

Once there, click on the “Auctions” tab and look for the auction dubbed “A Walk On The Wild Side.”

The Environmental Conservancy of North Port is hosting an online auction from Dec. 4 through Dec. 11, to raise money to buy lots that will be purchased for preservation. More than 100 items have been donated.
The Environmental Conservancy of North Port is hosting an online auction from Dec. 4 through Dec. 11, to raise money to buy lots that will be purchased for preservation. More than 100 items have been donated.

It’s possible to preview auction items online or view them in person by appointment on Dec. 8 and 10. To schedule a viewing, call or text 941-218-9775.

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Those who register will be asked for credit card information, which will be used for identity purposes and will not be retained.

Actual charges for purchases of items will be directly with The Environmental Conservancy of North Port, Inc. only after the conclusion of the auction.

More than 100 items have been donated, including two new kayaks, hand-crafted jewelry, art pieces, photography pieces, a variety of holiday wreaths, a three-hour yacht cruise for 18 people, books by local authors, tours of local outdoor destinations including Little Salt Springs and Warm Mineral Springs.

The Environmental Conservancy of North Port is hosting an online auction from Dec. 4 through Dec. 11, to raise money to buy lots that will be purchased for preservation. More than 100 items have been donated.
The Environmental Conservancy of North Port is hosting an online auction from Dec. 4 through Dec. 11, to raise money to buy lots that will be purchased for preservation. More than 100 items have been donated.

Funds will be used to support the conservancy’s mission to acquire and conserve undeveloped natural land parcels in area neighborhoods.

Previous: Environmental Conservancy raises funds for Scrub-Jay habitat

The conservancy formed in early 2020 and purchased lots for Florida Scrub-Jay and gopher tortoise habitat and expanded its efforts into Sarasota, Charlotte and DeSoto counties.

The goal is to provide a greenspace balance amidst residential development.

For more information, visit https://www.ecnorthport.com email NPconservancy@gmail.com or call 941-218-9775.

This article originally appeared on Sarasota Herald-Tribune: Environmental Conservancy of North Port to host online auction

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