Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coastupdated: July 2016

Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast works with landowners, businesses, and government to protect and preserve the beauty and natural integrity of the bays, beaches, and barrier islands that make the Gulf Coast special. The Foundation purchases natural areas, holds land preservation agreements, and educates for responsible stewardship. The Foundation also serves as the land acquisition agent for Sarasota County’s acclaimed environmentally sensitive lands program, their neighborhood parks program, and is a partner in efforts to preserve Florida’s natural heritage.

Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast works to protect the character, natural integrity and biodiversity of Florida's Gulf Coast bays, beaches and barrier islands by:

  • Holding conservation easements and owning nature preserves
  • Educating for responsible land stewardship
  • Collaborating with individuals, organizations and communities

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Contact Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast

Debi Osborne
Director of Land Protection
400 Palmetto Avenue
P.O. Box 902
Osprey, Florida  34229-0902
Phone: (941) 918-2100
Fax: (941) 918-2103


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Charlotte County, Florida
  • Collier County, Florida
  • Lee County, Florida
  • Manatee County, Florida
  • Pinellas County, Florida
  • Sarasota County, Florida

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