Protecting our water, land, wildlife, and future

What We Do

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

Support the WILDLIFE Hospital

Baby Season is in full swing!

In 2023, over half the total number of animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital for the entire year came in between April and August. Supported by caring individuals like you, our hospital team works tirelessly to care for and ease the suffering these precious baby wild animals endure.


Bad idea resurrected: Take action on detrimental development plan

The proposed “Kingston” development project in eastern Lee County will have devastating impacts to the western Everglades, including a keystone species: the Florida panther.

Florida panther in front of natural habitat

NEW STUDY: Clean water is vital to the economy of Southwest Florida

60 years of conservation

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has been a leading environmental conservation nonprofit for 60 years. Watch the video below to learn more about what we do.

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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