Gaining Ground … 13 Months Later


There’s nowhere better to feel sand between your toes than on the beaches of Sanibel Island.  Soon, those beaches will receive some much-needed renourishment, bringing us one step closer in our hurricane recovery efforts.

The City of Sanibel has reported that it has received authorizations for approximately $23 million in state and FEMA funding to renourish and strengthen the beaches and dunes impacted 13 months ago from Hurricane Ian.  » Read more

Where Do They Go?

Photo by Shane Antalic


Sea turtle nesting on Sanibel and Captiva Islands has dramatically increased over the past six decades, thanks to local conservation efforts to help care and protect Southwest Florida’s coastal ecosystems.

Here’s some fun info from our friends at Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF):

27,743 sea turtle hatchlings have emerged on Sanibel and Captiva since April.  Ever wonder where they go once hitting the tide?  » Read more

Finding Love Again


The Southwest Florida Eagle Cam is back, and with it, the chance for love to possibly bloom again.

The webcam became a phenomenon when it was first installed back in 2012, allowing viewers from all over the world to regularly watch the daily activities of bald eagles “Ozzie” and “Harriet” in North Fort Myers.

The eagles quickly became Southwest Florida’s most famous feathered celebrities,  » Read more

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