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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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The Facilities off Periwinkle Drive are Wonderful

We visited the new location for plant sales off Periwinkle Drive. We were amazed at the space and... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2016
OlderCodger
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Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
Lovely grounds and very informative staff

The grounds are lovely, even better are the people associated with this group. We had one of their... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2016
kellydumasdvm
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Brutus, Michigan
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3333 Sanibel Captiva Rd, Sanibel Island, FL 33957-3100
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"butterfly house"
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"observation tower"
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"plant nursery"
in 8 reviews
"nature center"
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"native vegetation"
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"guided nature walks"
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"animal displays"
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"ding darling"
in 10 reviews
"sanibel captiva"
in 7 reviews
"worthwhile visit"
in 2 reviews
"excellent exhibits"
in 2 reviews
"turtle nests"
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"nature lovers"
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"san cap"
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"bug spray"
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"organisation"
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

We visited the new location for plant sales off Periwinkle Drive. We were amazed at the space and the selection. We noticed what seemed to be a teaching area to explain to visitors how to respect nesting birds, nesting turtles, and other wildlife. This area...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2016

The grounds are lovely, even better are the people associated with this group. We had one of their volunteers as our guide on a dolphin cruise, older man, dry sense of humor who made what would have otherwise been a very routine experience into a...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2016

We had never paid much attention to SCCF until this visit to Sanibel, when we visited their Nature Center, walked the Center's trails, stopped at the butterfly house, and realized how much they did to protect the island. The walks were lovely (through marsh, along...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2016

An interesting site support conservation research in the area. There is a welcome centre and a walking area (suggested donation $5 per person). However, they noted that there were not many animals to be seen and would be more of a view of the local...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2016

This trip was our third stay on Sanibel and we decided to join the organization that had played a significant role in creating this paradise. We also had a wonderful tour -- learning about the plants of the island.

Thank renbody
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Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Our condo location on the island had us biking by the SCCF Bailey Homestead Preserve (near the corner of Periwinkle and Donax) most everyday. We decided to take crosswalk and explore on our bikes, and we got quite the treat! The Shipley trail takes you...More

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Reviewed 29 February 2016

The SCCF trails are perfect. While most of Sanibel's trails are crushed shells and noisy these trails are QUIET! The observation tower gives a wonderful overview of the island and the displays are very kid-friendly as well as informative for adults. The staff is well...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

This place has 2 locations. We went to the older one with a cute little butterfly house and then took a walk through the "real" Florida. Saw fish, birds streams, places where fires were used to control invasive species. A relaxed laid back beautiful spot....More

1  Thank DCtravelfolks
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

The visitor's center has nice displays on the wildlife of the area. We walked some of the trails after viewing the displays. Never saw anyone who works there or volunteers there. It would have been nice if someone would have at least come out of...More

Thank traveler1114
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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
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