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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

Orphaned, baby raccoon admitted to hospital

A baby raccoon is now thriving after some treatment at the von Arx Wildlife Hospital. When he was admitted, he had some serious wounds that were infested with live fly larvae. Learn More

George Lawton | Volunteer of the Month

George’s appreciation of nature and love of boating made volunteering as boat captain and kayak tour guide at the Conservancy a perfect fit. He enjoys providing passengers from all over the world with a unique Naples experience. Read More.

Path to Positive Southwest Florida

The goal of Path t Positive Southwest Florida is to engage stakeholders through educational- and awareness-building efforts and to provide research and information that will lead to local climate solutions to sustain our communities. 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.