Protecting our water, land, wildlife and future.


The Conservancy Science and Research Department works to enhance our understanding of ecosystems and associated wildlife in Southwest Florida.

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The Conservancy Environmental Policy and Advocacy Department ensures that our local, state and federal leaders have the tools to make informed decisions.

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The Conservancy Environmental Education team at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is active with all ages. 

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Wildlife Hospital

The Wildlife Rehabilitation team works to protect and rehabilitate native wild animals and, when possible, reintroduce them to their natural habitat.

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Latest News

Baby owls admitted after secondary rat poisoning

Poison bait kills rodents, but can also cause mortality in non-target species of mammals and birds either through primary exposure (eat the poison bait) or secondary exposure (eat a poisoned animal).  Read More

Magic Under the Mangroves raises $1.2M

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s 13th annual Magic Under the Mangroves™ gala dinner and auction fundraiser held Thursday, March 2 raised $1.2 million to benefit the organization.  Read More

Volunteer of the Month

This month, we are happy to announce that Ken Krier, Chair of the Conservancy Board of Directors, is our Volunteer of the Month. Read More

Latest Photos

Photos from the Conservancy team

See photographs taken on a daily basis from around the Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center. You'll also see photos from the von Arx Wildlife Hospital, the Science Department, the Education Department, and the Policy Department.