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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

Yes 20/20

Yes On Conservation 20/20 is a coalition of local citizens and organizations working to support the passage of the Lee County Conservation 20/20 referendum on Nov. 8.  The Conservancy is an active member of the Yes On Conservation 20/20 coalition. Read More

Save Our Water: Market Watch Summit

Join the Conservancy of Southwest Florida at this upcoming event - Save Our Water: Market Watch Summit presented by The News-Press. The event will be held Oct 26, 2016 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort & Spa 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.