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  • See our legislative priorities for 2020

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  • See what's going on at the Nature Center

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  • It's a pivotal time for Collier County

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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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Take an eco-cruise through Rookery Bay

Conservancy naturalists and a Coast-Guard-certified captain will guide you through Rookery Bay aboard the Good Fortune II, a comfortable 35-passenger pontoon boat. See some of the most spectacular waterways, wading birds and perhaps even a dolphin! Learn More

Volunteer of the Month: Sandy Goldstein

Sandy retired from teaching in 2006. She was pleased that retirement could finally give her the opportunity to pursue her life-long love of caring for animals, while at the same time give her a worthwhile activity in which to engage in retirement. Read More.

Annual Members' Meeting

Our Annual Members' Meeting was held on January 16, 2020. Watch it here to see what's happening in 2020, to see new board members get elected, and to see Nick and Linda Penniman accept our prestigious Eagle Award. 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.