A Banner Sea Turtle Year!

Photo of “Cappuccino” from Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation


We’re having a banner sea turtle year on Sanibel and Captiva Islands, already surpassing our previous loggerhead nest count records with months of nesting season still to go!

As of the latest tally from SCCF sea turtle patrol volunteers:

  • 1,078 sea turtle nests have been laid across the islands.
  • 1,056 nests were laid by loggerheads (Caretta caretta),
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Finding Beauty Everywhere

2022 First Place Winner:  Frank Brinker of Oberageri, Switzerland, for his photo titled “Speedy”


“If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.”

– Laura Ingalls Wilder


Do you have a favorite photo from “Ding” Darling taken within the past two years?  If so, consider entering this year’s “Ding” Darling Amateur Photo Contest!  » Read more

Beauty and Amazement

A Ligurean coast sunrise forecasting renewal.  Photo by longtime guest Laura G.


We can’t tell you how uplifting it is to receive emails from our guests, reminding us of the special friends we have made over the years at Ocean’s Reach.

We wanted to share one from longtime guest Laura G. from Nyon, Switzerland, who sent us greetings from the Italian Riveria.   » Read more

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