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Some Positive “Tern” of Events
A least tern and a royal tern were among the 114 animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions…
Conservancy captures most massive Burmese python in Florida
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has announced record-breaking developments in its invasive Burmese python research program with the documentation of the largest python found to date in Florida. The female…
Changes to fishing at the Naples Pier
The Naples City Council voted to extend the Sunday fishing ban at the Naples Pier through June 2023 in an effort to cut down on the pelican injuries that were taking place.
The Full Story on SB 2508: Governor’s Leadership and Public Advocacy Create a Win
Last week, the Conservancy shared with you the tremendous news that Governor Ron DeSantis vetoed SB 2508, a bill that would have resulted in untold negative impacts to our precious…
Celebrating 40 years of sea turtle research
With nesting season underway, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Sea Turtle Research and Monitoring Project is celebrating its 40th Anniversary.
How leaves shaped the world
Leaves are the solar-powered food factories of the world. Beautiful, compact, and complex, without them the world would be a very different place indeed.
Florida should let feds handle wetlands permitting
By Amber Crooks | Conservancy Environmental Policy Manager The Orlando Sentinel recently published an editorial asking Gov. Ron DeSantis to rescue Florida’s wetlands by returning the Clean Water Act Section 404…
Public’s Voice and Governor’s Leadership sink SB 2508
Today, SB 2508 was vetoed by Governor Ron DeSantis, who has made Everglades restoration and water quality a priority. Thanks to the support from citizens all over the state, we…