32nd Annual Conference
Fort Myers, FL

January 5th to 8th, 2017   


    Three Estuaries, One Solution:    Caloosahatchee, St. Lucie, and Florida Bay


 Registration is open -- REGISTER TODAY! 


The Coalition's Annual Conference seeks to raise critical, timely issues for in-depth debates in an open, accessible forum. Community leaders and political figures come to discuss their positions, pledge their support and offer challenges to the community. The conference is attended by decision-makers from federal, state, local, and tribal governments, agency representatives, stakeholders and a vast array of public and private interests including scientists, educators, contractors, conservationists, the media, students and the general public. The conference is the largest annual forum to advance Everglades conservation and restoration.

The conference program provides detailed information about the schedule, sessions, meals, field trips, and more. Download a copy today! 

Scholarship opportunities are available for students 18+ from an accredited school who are interested and passionate about the Everglades! Scholarship recipients will receive free conference registration, all meals paid, and choice of field trip. Interested students should submit a short essay (500-1000 words) outlining your interest in the Everglades, along with an academic reference, to info@evergladescoalition.org no later than December 5, 2016. 


The Everglades Coalition is proud to host its 32nd Annual Conference at the Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort in Fort Myers, Florida, on the Caloosahatchee River. 

A special rate of $199/night (+ tax) is available for limited number of rooms on a first-come-first-serve basis. Call (239) 466-4000 and reference the Everglades Coalition to take advantage of this special rate through December 10, 2016, or use this link to secure the discounted conference rate with online booking:

Sanibel Harbour Marriott Resort, Fort Myers, FL