Protecting our water, land, wildlife, and future

What We Do

Our mission is to protect Southwest Florida's unique natural environment and quality of life...now and forever.

Major Milestone

10 years of Burmese python research & removal

In the past 10 years, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Burmese python research and removal program has removed more than 1,000 invasive snakes weighing in excess of 26,700 pounds from 160 square miles of public and private land in Southwest Florida.

Click below to learn more and to see the latest publication.

What we do

Environmental Education Team

From Pre-K through gray, the Environmental Education team at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is active with all ages. We reach more than 10,000 local school students each year through field trips to the Conservancy Nature Center and outreach programs at area schools.

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What we do

Environmental Education Team

From Pre-K through gray, the Environmental Education team at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida is active with all ages. We reach more than 10,000 local school students each year through field trips to the Conservancy Nature Center and outreach programs at area schools.

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On the water

Book your eco-cruise today

Enjoy the magnificent beauty of Rookery Bay. Come aboard the 35-passenger Good Fortune II pontoon boat led by Coast Guard-certified captains and a Conservancy naturalist.

Prominent members of the community stand with the Conservancy of Southwest Florida on important environmental issues. 

What do you stand for?

Burmese python research & removal

As of June 2022, Conservancy biologists and project volunteers have removed over 26,000 pounds of python from an approximately 100 square mile area in Southwest Florida. Click below to learn how they do it.

Burmese python research & removal

As of June 2022, Conservancy biologists and project volunteers have removed over 26,000 pounds of python from an approximately 100 square mile area in Southwest Florida. Click below to learn how they do it.

Our Impact This Year

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Animals treated at the Wildlife Hospital
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Sea turtle nests protected
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E-Learning students
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Pounds of python removed