Associate Members

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation

Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) conserves coastal habitats and aquatic resources in Sanibel, Captiva and surrounding watershed. Their Marine Laboratory focuses on seagrass, mangroves, algal blooms, fish populations and shellfish restoration. RECON (River, Estuary and Coastal Observing Network) provides real-time data on a 90-maile area. SCCF was founded in 1967 and manages 1,800 acres total on Sanibel and Captiva Islands.

SRI International

SRI International is a non-profit research & development institute with a mission to develop world-changing solutions to make people safer, healthier, and more productive. Our legacy of achievements includes the first computer mouse and interactive computing, drugs for malaria and lymphoma, the first telerobotic surgical system, the U.S. HDTV standard, the U.S. Department of Education technology plan, and much more.

University of South Florida St. Petersburg

University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP) Department of Biological Sciences' curriculum includes animal behavior, biophysics, botany, cell biology, conservation biology, freshwater and terrestrial ecology, genetics, marine sciences, microbiology, and restoration ecology. The department supports pre-professional and health-science career objectives, and prepares students for graduate studies in biology.