Useful Links

Wildlife Specific Organizations

Florida Bat Center

Save The Manatee Organization

Florida Turtle Conservation Trust

Ashton Biodiversity Research and Preservation Institute (Gopher Tortoise)

Burrowing Owl Preservation Society

Live Monarch Foundation

North American Butterfly Association

The Owl Pages

Scrub Jay Trail

Purple Martin Conservation Association

Gopher Tortoises 

Florida Panther National Refuge Center 

Friends of Babcock Ranch

National Organizations

Sierra Club

National Wildlife Federation

National Audubon Society

Non-Profit Groups

Charlotte Harbor Natural Estuary Program

Birding Groups

American Bird Conservancy

Lee County Bird Patrol

Caloosa Bird Club

Audubon of Florida

Audubon of SW Florida

Nature Centers

Calusa Nature Center

The Conservancy of Southwest Florida

Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve

J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge

Peace River Wildlife Center

Florida Yards and Neighborhood Information

Florida Yards and Neighborhoods

University of Florida Yards and Gardens

Information on invasive exotic plants

Florida Master Naturalist Program

Florida Friendly Plants

Back Ten Feet – Website is  Its a site where those who are concerned about clean air, water and habitat for wildlife can learn more about how to help in their own back yards.On Facebook, search  “The Back Ten Feet” With Sue Scott.

Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council

Information on composting and rain barrels for residential areas:

A Home guide to Composting  –  A great site with all sorts of helpful links about

composting, sent in to us by a young lady in Calif (thanks Rebecca!).

Earthmachine ( composting machine)

Envirosystems, another commercial composting product

Information on native plants:                       

Atlas of Florida Vascular Plants

Coccoloba Native Plant Society

Institute for Regional Conservation 

City of Cape Coral

City of Cape Coral Burrowing Owl Information

Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce

Cape Coral Parks Map

Cape Coral Historical Museum

Lee County

Lee County Parks & Recreation 

State of Florida

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

FWC Wildlife Alert to report violations or sick, injured or dead wildlife

 Rehabilitation Centers

SafeHaven Wildlife Refuge Center, Marengo, Ill

Animal Refuge Center 

Audubon Center for Birds of Prey


Octagon Wildlife Center  

Other Groups

Bailey Matthews Shell Museum 

Charlotte Harbor Water Atlas 

Southwest Florida Museum of History

Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism

Other Links of Interest