Blog

All
  • All
  • Education
  • From the President
  • Policy
  • Press Releases
  • Science
  • Uncategorized
  • Wildlife Hospital
Frigate

A magnificent frigatebird and northern cardinal among the admitted

A magnificent frigatebird and a northern cardinal were among the fifty-five animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions…

Everglades Sunrise

Let’s call the whole thing off: Clean Water Act permitting should return to Feds

By Amber Crooks | Environmental Policy Manager At a recent industry conference, developers, their representatives, and consultants from across the state expressed frustration that the new “state 404” program had…

Atomic2

Invasion of the Atomic Sunfish

By Conservancy Research Manager, Dr. Jeff Schmid The atomic sunfish has invaded our coasts! Not in the sense of a nuclear disaster followed by a monstrous creature emerging from the…

Capture Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Wildlife Biologists Ian Bartoszek Ian Easterling And Volunteer With A 110 Pound Female Burmese Python Located With A Scout Snake On 26DEC19

Help us battle invasive species in Southwest Florida

Invasive species are a top-tier environmental issue here in Southwest Florida. Burmese pythons are eating their way through the wildlife in the Greater Everglades Ecosystem; cane toads outcompete their native…

Bwsn 2021

A sooty tern and a banded water snake among the 53 animals admitted this past week

A sooty tern and a banded water snake were among the fifty-three animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other…

Tonya Zadrozny Leads A SURVIVORS Program

Conservancy resumes field trip program with Rookery Bay

Partnership allows more students to participate and adds ‘on the water’ research The Conservancy of Southwest Florida has resumed its partnership with Rookery Bay Natural Estuarine Research Center’s SURVIVORS program,…

Bbwd 2021 1

Wildlife prospers when people work together

A double-crested cormorant and twelve black-bellied whistling ducklings were among the eighty-four animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other…

Green sea turtle with a satellite tag returning to the Gulf of Mexico

Why we do it

By Rob Moher | Conservancy President & CEO When I tell people how our Environmental Science Department works with endangered sea turtles, their eyes light up. I tell them about…

Nopa 2021

Window collisions are more common among birds than some may realize

A northern parula and a chimney swift were among the fifty-one animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions…