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Ban rodenticides to help with the prevention of indirect poisoning of wildlife

In an effort to prevent fatal injuries to wildlife that have ingested rodenticide and cannot be treated, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida stands with dozens of agencies and partners to…

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Wildlife Suffers from Vehicle Collisions

The von Arx Wildlife Hospital is located and part of the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Call 239-262-2273 for wildlife assistance. We are open 365 days a year from 8am to…

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SWFL Climate & Community Summit

Hosted January, 17th 2023 at Arthex in Naples, FL. This information was gathered and prepared by SWFL Climate & Community Initiative. The first SWFL Climate & Community Summit was held…


Ten years of Burmese python research and removal efforts

In the past ten years, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s python research and removal program has eliminated over 1,000 invasive snakes weighing in excess of 26,700 pounds from 160 square…

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Annual Members’ Meeting 2023

The 2023 Annual Members’ Meeting took place virtually on January 17th, 2023. The meeting takes place every year. During the meeting, we discuss the challenges and accomplishments from the past…

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Broad-winged hawk found at Naples Botanical Garden

The von Arx Wildlife Hospital is part of and located at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. Please call 239.262.2273 for native wildlife assistance. A broad-winged hawk was among the thirty-five…

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  • Conservancy of Southwest Florida was founded in 1964 as a small grassroots advocacy group.  Today the Conservancy employs more than 60 full-time staff and is supported by more than 600 volunteers and 25 interns each year.
  • We are an environmental preservation organization headquartered in Naples, Florida.
  • Focus on issues related to our water, land, and wildlife in Southwest Florida’s 5-county area (Collier, Lee, Charlotte, Hendry, and Glades).
  • Employ a team of environmental experts in the areas of policy & advocacy, science & research, wildlife protection & rehabilitation, and education.
  • The Conservancy is a 501 © (3) nonprofit


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