Reservations can be made by calling SCCF at 239-472-2329.
The proceeds from Wines in the Wild benefit SCCF's operation funds. SCCF is dedicated to the conservation of coastal habitats and aquatic resources on Sanibel and Captiva and in the surrounding watershed through environmental education, land acquisition, landscaping for wildlife, marine research, natural resource policy, sea turtle conservation and wildlife habitat management.
Mary Ellen Pfeifer served on SCCF's Board of Trustees from 2014 to 2019. During that time she has had the privilege of working with The La Gorce Family on Intern Housing as well as the Wilmeth Cottage for visiting scientists and helped with the reconfiguration of SCCF's intern housing. As SCCF celebrated their 50th Anniversary in 2017, they also looked to the future. Erick Lindblad the Executive Director had been with SCCF since 1985 and while everyone wishes he would never leave, retirement was coming. The torch was officially passed to Ryan Orgera to act as the new CEO for the organization November 1st, 2018.
Photos: Mary Ellen & Eric Pfeifer serving wine during the 2018 & 2019 Wine's in the Wild: