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

Vision 2025

With the guidance of our board of directors and input from many of our members and supporters we have created a visionary roadmap for the future: Vision 2025. Learn More

Michael Canteberry | Volunteer of the Month

Having grown up in relatively close proximity to the Great Lakes, Michael always had an appreciation and fondness for the natural environment. On moving to South Florida, he searched for an organization that espoused his passion and love of the environment. Read More.

Growing Climate Solutions

Multiple Southwest Florida organizations formalized a three-year partnership to align community resources in an effort to address issues related to our region’s changing climate. 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.