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.

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Nature Center

We're open!

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida Nature Center is now open to members and visitors after the completion of a monumental $5 million renovation and expansion of its Susan and William Dalton Discovery Center.

The expansion includes the new John & Carol Walter Discovery Wing featuring an Invasive Species Gallery and digital Climate Change Gallery.

IN THE NEWS

EPA expresses concerns over Florida's review of several projects 

Federal agencies charged with protecting the nation's waters and wildlife are objecting to a Florida Department of Environmental Protection permit that would pave the way for a limestone mine on ecologically sensitive lands.

Click below to read more from Naples Daily News.

Panther Walk

Eco-Cruises on Rookery Bay

Conservancy naturalists and a Coast-Guard-certified captain will guide you through Rookery Bay, a beautiful area we saved more than 50 years ago. See some of the most spectacular waterways, wading birds and perhaps even a dolphin!

Eco-Cruises on Rookery Bay

Conservancy naturalists and a Coast-Guard-certified captain will guide you through Rookery Bay, a beautiful area we saved more than 50 years ago. See some of the most spectacular waterways, wading birds and perhaps even a dolphin!

We're back!

The Nature Center is open after a $5 million renovation and expansion! 

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