e-Learning Hub eLearning Hub Menu Elementary School Educational Videos Educational Art Middle School Population Counts and Habitat Assessments Sampling Data Visualization High School Engage Explore Explain Extend Evaluate High School Engage Explore Explain Extend Evaluate Observation Over the last 30 years or so, small mammal populations in the Everglades have declined by about 90%. Phenomenon and anchoring question NATIVE ANIMAL populations are dramatically declining in the Everglades. What is causing the decrease in native wildlife populations in the Everglades ecosystem, and what can we do about it? Let's Engage! Elementary School Learn about some of the amazing organisms that call Collier County home. From secretive snails to adorable alligators, these fascinating animals are all perfectly adapted to life in Southwest Florida. Middle School Explore the world of Southwest Florida field biology with Conservancy naturalists. Learn about the Endangered scrub habitat, Threatened gopher tortoise, and how to collect and analyze your own data through educational videos, hands-on science, and thought-provoking exercises. High School The invasive Burmese python is transforming Southwest Florida's ecosystems. engage with challenging exercises and interactive population modeling to learn how this slithering super-predator is impacting entire food webs. 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 diverse people, learn new skills, and enhance and share your knowledge.