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

Now or Neverglades

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is proud to support the Now or Everglades declaration. The science is settled. The money is available thanks to 75% of Florida voters who, in 2014, voted for Amendment 1. Identify and secure the land. It’s now or never. Read More

Volunteer of the Month - December

Originally from Ambler, PA Bruce Robertson moved to Naples in 1999 to retire  and enjoy a warmer climate. Prior to volunteering with the Conservancy, Bruce was president and majority shareholder of a large retail florist in Philadelphia. Read More

Baby marsh rabbits injured by dog

Please, do not allow dogs to roam outdoors unattended. Dogs are especially quick to notice the scent of a rabbit and follow the scent back to the nest of helpless babies. 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.