ECOSWF is a non-profit Confederation of organizations, corporations, groups, business entities, Governmental agencies, and individuals devoted to the general purposes of conservation of the natural resources of Florida. Specifically, the corporate purposes are to conserve, maintain, and protect the air, water, soil, wildlife, historic and architecturally significant structures, flora and fauna, and other natural resources of Southwest Florida, the State of Florida and of the United States of America.

ECOSWF is committed to encourage and promote the dissemination of educational and scientific information pertinent to the preservation, protection and enhancement of those natural resources; and engaged in cooperating with all organizations having the same or similar objectives.