Since the birth of the Florida Chapter 50 years ago, the Conservancy has helped to protect more than 1.2 million acres of private and public land in Florida.
Today more than 30,000 dedicated supporters like you make up the Florida Chapter. You are the key to our success! Will you renew your commitment to nature today?
Please join us on a yearlong celebration of 50 remarkable years of trials and triumphs. Each month we feature exceptional land deals, inspirational projects, imperiled species and fascinating people. Learn more about the breadth and depth of our work as, with your help, we gear up for another 50 years!
The Conservancy’s first 50 years in Florida were a great success. Find out what's next for us
Check out our oyster reef restoration project, which has relied upon the support of many thousands of volunteers
Protecting ocean sites and working to restore Florida’s important coastal and marine habitat has been a top priority since Day One.
Some of our most important progress in Florida has been among once-vast longleaf pine forest habitats. Check out these features, slideshows and videos
Florida’s Lake Wales Ridge has been a hotspot of conservation action. At the center of it all: the Conservancy’s Tiger Creek Preserve
This spectacular 12,000-acre preserve is nationally renowned! See why our work within its wetlands and rare habitats is a model for Northern Everglades restoration
Blowing Rocks Preserve is high on the Conservancy’s list of greatest hits. This barrier island sanctuary on the southeast coast is now fully restored and offers a rare look into Florida’s past
Endangered species such as the wood stork and Florida panther rely on the Conservancy's protection of this national treasure. Read more about it
When a governor’s commission recommended decades ago that protecting natural lands was necessary for our state, a movement began. Thanks to some hard-working people, Florida’s green infrastructure took shape
We have “quietly conserved nature” for 50 years, often seeking out landowners whose values set them apart from their peers. Remember some of these early land deals? They still matter
Pat Harden has fought hard for natural Florida, and especially for freshwater springs. The Conservancy is proud to honor her as Florida’s longest-serving trustee. Watch a fun interview