Barron Gift Collier’s love of the land has been passed from generation to generation, and today evidences itself in conservation efforts that extend throughout the company’s activities. From the preservation of 17,000 acres of environmentally important land through the Rural Land Stewardship Program in conjunction with the creation of Ave Maria, to partnerships to preserve and restore native habitat, Barron Collier is a leader in environmental protection.

Examples of the company's commitment to conservation includes its Silver Strand Ecosystems Group as well as Panther Island Mitigation Bank and the Florida Panther Protection Program.