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Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation

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3333 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3100
+1 239-472-2329
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Amazing Wildlife

We visited a couple of SCCF sites but the most amazing was the nursery at Baileys Preserve. There... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2016
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Protecting the wetlands ecosystem

SCCF is a different aspectof Sanibel. Everyone knows the Gulf beaches, and most people know the... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
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3333 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3100
+1 239-472-2329
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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

We visited a couple of SCCF sites but the most amazing was the nursery at Baileys Preserve. There is parking here and a walk that takes you behind the windmill and along to Pond Apple Trail. Best place to see Woodstock, heron, gators, Anhinga etc....More

Thank Sandra0
Reviewed 8 February 2016

SCCF is a different aspectof Sanibel. Everyone knows the Gulf beaches, and most people know the mangroves at Ding Darling. SCCF is in the interior of the island and offers docent tours of the wetlands ecosystem. SCCF has been acquiring wetlands properties in the island...More

1  Thank SanibelViews
Reviewed 20 January 2016

This is a bit wilder than Ding Darling and an interesting place to explore. When we visited some of the paths were still flooded but we enjoyed the rest of our visit. The centre also does talks and guided walks and the main building has...More

Thank Annie M
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Interesting displays in the visitors center, but the highlights outside including the butterfly enclosure and viewing stand.

Thank si101503
Reviewed 1 January 2016

This is an awesome organization. We love all its nature preserves and the interesting trails on some of them. They have wonderful programs and lectures, and do awesome work to conserve the wildlife and nature on Sanibel (for example, the work they do to protect...More

Thank bjh04
Reviewed 27 December 2015

The butterfly house is simply enchanting! The staff at the center "apologized" that it was small and featured "only" the local varieties. No apology needed! Anytime you can walk into a screened enclosure with butterflies flitting around you and soon-to-be-butterflies hanging from a wood frame...More

2  Thank Snarth
Reviewed 23 December 2015

No other barrier island, by design, has 68% of its land area protected from development and is set aside as wilderness area. Sanibel is special because SCCF is such a special organization that seeks to keep Sanibel heavily into conservation. That's why we keep going...More

Thank Sammc238
Reviewed 19 December 2015

My adopted son asked during this his first visit to Sanibel "what distinguishes Sanibel from the other resort locations in SW Florida"? I said two things come to mind: First, look at the distant shoreline, which is lined with high rise condos. Sanibel doesn't have...More

Thank sammytheman
Reviewed 13 December 2015

We always check the SCCF program when we arrive on the island and try to get to some of the talks and walks. This year we attended the talk on otters and the first Wildflower and Pollinator Walk at the Bailey Homestead Preserve. Both events...More

Thank highgreave
Reviewed 28 August 2015

They have a nice short video and various things to look at about animal rehab. We hoped we could actually see the some of the animals that were in rehab but you can only see the live feeds from the rehab area. That was a...More

Thank Sandra S
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