We offer a variety of engaging, informative and interesting topics on a wide range of environmental issues impacting our region’s water, land, wildlife and future. We offer complimentary programs and paid programs that feature a live animal.
Southwest Florida is an ecosystem so rich with diversity it rivals the wildest places on earth. We are fortunate to live among the spectacular network of water, land and wildlife. For more than 50 years the Conservancy of Southwest Florida has been working to protect our natural assets for future generations. Learn about our unique approach to finding a sensible balance between a growing population, and preserving very reasons that attracted us to Southwest Florida. Find out more about who we are, what we do and why it is important to you.
Southwest Florida provides critical habitat for many threatened and endangered species including manatees, gopher tortoises, Florida panthers, sea turtles and many more. Learn about the Conservancy’s endangered species protection projects, including the Sea Turtle Monitoring and Protection Program, one of the longest standing sea turtle research projects in the country. Explore the threats these species face, and discover what you can do to make a difference.
From tiny screech owls to majestic bald eagles, Southwest Florida serves as a vital habitat for a diversity of bird species – including raptors! Explore unique adaptations of birds of prey and discover the importance of each species in Florida’s ecosystems. Discuss human-introduced threats, how the Conservancy’s von Arx Wildlife Hospital cares for these unique patients, and how you can help.
Southwest Florida is under attack! Discover how so many exotic plants and animals have invaded Southwest Florida and the threats they pose to our native species. Discuss the research techniques used by Conservancy of Southwest Florida biologists to study and track invaders like the Burmese python. Learn what you can do to get involved and help prevent future invasions.
Looking for a topic not listed above? Please contact Communications Director Catherine Bergerson at 239-403-4216 for additional information and scheduling.
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