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

Hoots and Hisses | October 28

Eco-friendly Halloween happenings are creeping up at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. On Saturday, Oct. 28. "Hoots and Hisses” will feature live animal shows, a spooky scavenger hunt, and a special Super Science Show with Mr. Glen and more. Read More

Staff cares for wildlife throughout Irma

The staff and interns at the von Arx Wildlife Hospital pushed themselves to their limits throughout Hurricane Irma and its aftermath. Their passion and dedication to help wildlife in need knows no bounds.  Read More

Volunteer of the Month - October

Robyn Pritchard is the October 2017 Volunteer of the Month here at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. She volunteers in the von Arx Wildlife Hospital and says there's nothing like getting to release a rehabilitated animal back to the wild. 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.