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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Oppose the Clean Water Act 404 Program

Active public comment period! Weigh in to oppose the state's takeover of the Clean Water Act 404 program before October 31, 2020. Read more

Two owls hit by cars

The two owls were admitted on the same day after being found injured in different locations in Collier County. Both suffered similar injuries due to being struck by vehicles. Read more here.

So, you want to work with sea turtles?

Read a fantastic blog written by Conservancy Biologist Leif Johnson. In it, he talks about the passion and dedication it takes to work with sea turtles on Keewaydin Island. Read more here

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.