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

Sibling fox squirrels rehabbed and released

These two baby fox squirrels came to us right after Irma. After two months of care, they were grown and ready to fend for themselves. With this in mind, the siblings were released near where they were found in the Lely area of Naples. Play Video

Conservancy removes tons of Burmese pythons

“We follow the science. If we can remove python eggs from the equation, the results are two-fold. We are keeping the snakes from multiplying and reducing the overall impact on our native wildlife population.” - Conservancy President & CEO Rob Moher.  Play Video

Gray fox released

This fox release was exceptionally exciting. The fox was found suffering from head trauma most likely due to a vehicle strike. Although in good body condition with no external injuries, it was obvious the fox was having vision issues. Click to 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.