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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…

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Joint project improving water quality in Naples

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida and the South Florida Water Management District’s Big Cypress Basin have completed Phase I of the expansion of the Shotwell Waverly Filter Marsh at the…

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Don’t fall for it!

If you received the below flyer in the mail, don’t be misled!  This is propaganda at its worst and is not good water policy. Who is behind this campaign of…

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Guest opinion: The choice is ours — but we must advocate for it

Rob Moher | Conservancy of SWFL President and CEO Which version of Southwest Florida do you prefer?  Would you rather live in a region where traffic congestion worsens, development marches…

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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…

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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…

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Protecting Southwest Florida: It’s what we stand for

Written by Conservancy President and CEO Rob Moher Protecting our quality of life for generations to come is at the core of our mission. In fact, the Conservancy of Southwest…

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Upping the ante to protect water, land, and wildlife in 2021

By Rob Moher As 2019 ended, I drafted a guest opinion titled “Upping the ante to protect Southwest Florida.” The piece complimented USA TODAY Network’s excellent editorial about our region’s…

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Giving Thanks

By Rob Moher “Thank you,” it’s one of the first things we teach our children to say and often one of the last sentiments we hope to express. It is…