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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

Two pelicans admitted because of fish hooks

The two brown pelicans were admitted on the same day, but found in separate locations in Naples. Both of them had injuries that involved fishing hooks.  Read More

Turtle's shell patched up after car strike

The Florida red-bellied turtle was rescued on Immokalee Road after being struck by a vehicle. The turtle suffered several fractures to his carapace but was alert and responsive when admitted.  Read More

The Schneiders - Volunteers of the Month

Since 2012, Wayne and Barbara have donated over 2,300 hours volunteering for the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. They are a dynamic team – always ready, willing and able to help! 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.