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Painted bunting collides with window

A painted bunting was among the sixty-six animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other admissions include a pileated woodpecker,…

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Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Magic Under the Mangroves gala celebrates 20 years in March

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s annual Magic Under the Mangroves gala is set for Thursday, March 7, 2024 at the Conservancy Nature Center. Located in the heart of Naples, the…

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Wildlife injuries due to vehicle strikes

A Florida softshell turtle and a pied-billed grebe were among the fifty-four animals admitted to the von Arx Wildlife Hospital at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida this past week. Other…

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von Arx Wildlife Hospital admits wildlife patients from CROW

A herring gull 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 fox squirrel,…

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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…