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'Ding' Darling Day postponed until December

The J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge staff announced that the new date for the 32nd annual "Ding" Darling Day will be Dec. 1, in conjunction with its 75th Anniversary Celebration. Originally set for Oct.

06th, August 2020, 09:00pm

SCCF expands Box Turtle Project efforts

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation's Florida Box Turtle Project has expanded its efforts on the islands by taking on a limited number of volunteers to help survey for box turtles.

06th, August 2020, 09:00pm

LCEC schedules utility work on Captiva

Lee County Electric Cooperative has identified a piece of equipment on Captiva that needs to be changed out ASAP to prevent a future failure. Due to the location of the repair, there will be impact to traffic in the Blind Pass area.

06th, August 2020, 09:00pm

Museum to offer chance to interact with live animals

The ocean holds numerous mysteries, and many are unraveling at the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum on Sanibel. Starting on Aug. 15, visitors can get even closer to one of its exhibit animals.

06th, August 2020, 09:00pm

Roseates live from the Sanibel refuge

Supervisory Refuge Ranger Toni Westland will present a roseate spoonbills lesson live from the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge on Aug. 6 at 1 p.m. on Conservation Connect Live. The U.S.

05th, August 2020, 09:00pm

Shark Advocacy Campaign to launch for 'Shark Week'

The productive coastal waters around the islands are an important place for many species of sharks. The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation reported that they come to feed, to mate and to raise their young pup.

05th, August 2020, 09:00pm

Sanibel official, area journalist to join SCCF team

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation announced that two leaders in Southwest Florida water quality issues will deepen and expand the non-profit's work to restore and protect the region's waterways. Starting on Sept.

05th, August 2020, 09:00pm

Island Hopper Songwriter Fest postponed

On July 27, The Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel, iHeartMedia and BMI announced that they were postponing the 7th annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest.

05th, August 2020, 09:00pm

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