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Collier CSRM: New information coming & more public meetings scheduled

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) and Collier County are providing additional opportunities for public engagement in the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) feasibility study. The CSRM…

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Ask Governor DeSantis to veto attack on local waterway protections

For over 15 years, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and our partners have been depending on urban fertilizer ordinances to help solve our water quality crisis. It is well established…

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Celebrating Endangered Species Day Fifty Years After the Passage of the Pivotal Endangered Species Act

Written By Amber Crooks, Environmental Policy Manager Florida is one of our planet’s global biodiversity hotspots. We also have many rare fish, wildlife, and plant species that are found nowhere…

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Conservancy supporters instrumental in getting the Army Corps’ CSRM study off to a great start

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is incredibly thankful to our members and supporters for rallying together at last week’s public meetings to help ensure that the focus of the U.S.…

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Action Alert: Ask Governor DeSantis to VETO SB 540

Protect citizens’ planning rights and the Everglades SB 540 would: Deal a devastating and permanent blow to effective citizen engagement in the planning process by threatening ordinary Floridians with paying…

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The Army Corps’ Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) study is off to a great start

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida is very pleased with the outcome of this week’s public and stakeholder meetings hosted by the United States Army Corps of Engineers regarding the Collier…

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Until Collier County and the Army Corps agree to a Locally Preferred Plan, please keep up the heat.

Over 400 participants attended the April 18 virtual meeting for the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) Feasibility Study, hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Collier…

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Victory: Advocacy protects critical mangroves and endangered species habitat

Over the past 11 years, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida has worked tirelessly with our partner organization, Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF), to educate citizens and decision-makers about the sensitivity and…

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A better storm surge plan for Collier County requires input from all stakeholders

A plan to reduce Collier County’s risk from storm surge and improve coastal resiliency is more important than ever. Collier County’s population is extremely susceptible to sea level rise and…

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Save the date: Webinar about protecting the Panther Refuge from encroaching development

On April 5, 2023 at 6:30 p.m., Sierra Club will be hosting a webinar, in partnership with the Conservancy of Southwest Florida. This webinar is anticipated to be in advance…