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Landmark victory for Florida’s future

Federal Court Sides with Conservancy of Southwest Florida and Our Partners: A Case of National Implication and Essential to Protect the Florida’s Future   On February 16, 2024, a federal court struck down an…

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Board member joined the Burmese python research team in the field

Hands-on with the Conservancy’s Python team Jon Kukk, Conservancy Board Member, provided the Burmese python research team with assistance on a recent python capture. Kukk and his wife, Julie, won…

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Conservancy staff and partners advocate for the Everglades in Tallahassee

On February 6, 2024, Michele Arquette-Palermo, Water Policy Manager at the Conservancy, and Allie Pecenka, Policy Associate with Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation, traveled to Tallahassee to meet with legislators from…

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Data managers: The unsung heroes and heroines of science

Written by Melinda Schuman, Biologist IV We all love the stories about the team of biologists trudging miles through the swamplands only to walk out a few hours later with…

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Eastern screech owl drenched in chemically treated water

An eastern screech owl was among the fifty-two animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a common…

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Two raccoons suffer in live traps

Two raccoons were among the fifty-two animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a common loon, a…

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ABOUT THE CONSERVANCY OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

  • 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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