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

Electric Boat Rides

Free with Nature Center admission. All aboard from the Allyn Family Dock! Take a leisurely, informative and fun 45-minute cruise along the beautiful Gordon River here in Naples. Learn More

Conservancy Biologist Published on BBC Earth

Conservancy Research Manager Jeff Schmid has an article about Kemp's ridley sea turtles published on BBC Earth. It is titled, "Tracking endangered sea turtles from space." Read More

December Volunteer of the Month

Help us congratulate Nancy Spahl, our December 2018 Conservancy Volunteer of the Month. She became a Conservancy volunteer in June, 2014 and has since logged over 1,260 hours of donated time. 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.