Fund our Sea Turtle Monitoring and Protection Donate Today With nesting season underway, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s Sea Turtle Research and Monitoring Project is celebrating its 40th Anniversary. The sea turtle monitoring program started in 1983. Since it started, researchers have documented more than 380,000 sea turtle hatchlings on Keewaydin Island. YOU MAKE THIS RESEARCH POSSIBLE Donate Today Play Video How You can help Help protect our water, land and wildlife Become a Member Membership helps support our work and gets you free membership to the Nature Center and many other perks. Join today! Donate The majority of our funding comes from people like you who care about protecting our environment in Southwest Florida. Volunteer A variety of fun volunteer opportunities are available. Interact with a variety of people, learn new skills, and enhance and share your knowledge.