Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program

The Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program is dedicated to improving the environmental integrity of the Charlotte Harbor estuary by preserving, restoring, and enhancing seagrass beds, coastal wetlands, barrier beaches, and functionally related uplands; reducing sources of pollution; providing proper freshwater inflow; developing a strategy for public participation and education; and developing and implementing a harbor-wide management plan.

Florida Master Naturalist Program

The Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is an adult education UF/IFAS Extension program developed by the University of Florida and provided by many Extension offices and participating organizations throughout the state of Florida. FMNP training will benefit persons interested in learning more about Florida's environment or wishing to increase their knowledge for use in education programs as volunteers, employees, ecotourism guides, and others. The mission of the Florida Master Naturalist Program (FMNP) is to promote awareness, understanding, and respect of Florida's natural world among Florida's citizens and visitors.

Florida Public Archaeology Network, Southwest Region

Learn more about Southwest Florida Archaeology and find events and programs on archaeology in Charlotte, Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Collier counties.

The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel

Official visitor information for the Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel: Sanibel & Captiva Islands, Fort Myers Beach, Fort Myers, Bonita Springs & Estero, Cape Coral, Pine Island, Boca Grande & Outer Islands, North Fort Myers and Lehigh Acres.

The Great Calusa Blueway

The Randell Research Center is a designated stop on the Great Calusa Blueway Paddling Trail, a 190-mile marked canoe and kayak trail that meanders through Lee County, Florida's, coastal waters and inland tributaries.

The Trail of Florida's Indian Heritage

The Trail of Florida's Indian Heritage, Inc. is a nonprofit network of archaeological sites, history museums, heritage interpreters and county, state, and national parks working together with the mission: To promote responsible site visitation and public education of Florida's Indian heritage.