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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New book spotlights python program

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s groundbreaking research into Burmese pythons is featured in a newly released book - authored by Kate Messner - that documents the species’ emergence as Florida’s apex predator. Learn More

The Beauty of Birdsong

In a time when we are discouraged from interacting with the people closest to us, this beautiful blog post by Conservancy Biologist Leif Johnson discusses taking a few minutes to meet your winged neighbors that have been there all along. Read More.

Our Amazing Work Continues

The Conservancy Nature Center may be closed, but the amazing work from our teams continues on! Click the image above to hear more from Conservancy President and CEO Rob Moher. Watch more

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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.