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CCP goes over term limits, sewer and carts

July 21, 2020 The Captiva Community Panel recently decided how to interpret its bylaws regarding term limits for vacancy appointees, as well as heard updates from its wastewater and golf cart safety committees. more »»

Paddling Tip of the Week

July 21, 2020 When paddling in low light times of the day — either before or after the solar transition — you must have a light on your craf. more »»

The Community House

July 21, 2020 The Community House, at 2173 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel, will present the following: Current Events Current Events will meet on July 23 at 1 p.m. more »»

Number of COVID-19 cases on Sanibel increases

July 17, 2020 Lee County has 12,043 confirmed cases of COVID-19 — 11,787 Florida residents and 256 non-residents — including 34 cases between Sanibel and Captiva, according to the Florida Department of Healt. more »»

TCH hosts annual Smoke on the Island

July 17, 2020 Marking its first “big” event since mid-March hosted by the Sanibel Community Association, the Community House held its annual Smoke on the Island Hog Roast on July 3. more »»

Saharan dust feeds Gulf phytoplankton

July 17, 2020 The last weekend in June, a Saharan dust plume of historic proportions blanketed the southeastern United States and the Gulf of Mexico. more »»

Trouper the Raccoon visits CECI

July 17, 2020 Trouper the Raccoon paid a visit to the Children's Education Center of the Islands' summer camp for its “Sensing Nature” week. more »»

Support manatee, sea turtle conservation with decals

July 17, 2020 The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recently unveiled its 2020 manatee and sea turtle decal. more »»

Mosquito control set for Sanibel

July 15, 2020 The Lee County Mosquito Control District has scheduled spray truck activity for Sanibe. more »»

SCCF: Over 3,000 sea turtle hatchlings emerge safely

July 15, 2020 Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Coastal Wildlife Director Kelly Sloan reported that hatching season is well underway, with 3,063 hatchlings emerging from the islands' beaches already this... more »»

Sanibel library kicks off popular 'Fill-A-Bag' sale

July 15, 2020 The popular “Fill-A-Bag for A Dollar” book sale is back at the Sanibel Public Library. The book sale has started and will continue until inventory is deplete. more »»

Bat Yam Temple presents Summer Speaker Series

July 15, 2020 July marks the month for the Bat Yam Temple of the Islands' annual Summer Speaker Series. more »»

Snowy plovers may nest one more time

July 15, 2020 On July 8, Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Shorebird Biologist Audrey Albrecht reported that the islands had only a single brood of two snowy plover chicks who turned 1-month-old the prior... more »»

UF/IFAS Extension to hold Virtual Rain Barrel Workshop

July 15, 2020 The UF/IFAS Extension Lee County will hold a Florida Friendly Landscaping Virtual Rain Barrel Workshop on July 25 at 10 a.m. more »»

Tracking of loggerheads enhances red tide research

July 15, 2020 At 4 feet 3 inches from head to tail, Pepper is the largest loggerhead that the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation's sea turtle team has encountered this season. more »»

F.I.S.H. extends thank you for food drive

July 15, 2020 The Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ and the Bat Yam Temple of the Islands recently held a food drive to benefit F.I.S.H. of Sanibel-Captiva. more »»

Freshwater fish, macro-invertebrate monitoring begins

July 15, 2020 After the summer rains begin, ephemeral wetlands begin to fill with water at the same time that the Sanibel River level starts to rise. more »»

Sure sign of summer in Southwest Florida

July 15, 2020 You know it is truly summer when limber caper is blooming. A relative of the more common Jamaica caper, limber caper is the free-spirited, wild child cousin of the family. more »»

Mote's annual Run for the Turtles goes all-virtual

July 15, 2020 Mote Marine Laboratory is bringing its 34th annual Run for the Turtles from its original home on Siesta Beach to you — wherever you are — with the first-ever all-virtual Run for the Turtles. more »»

Virus-related updates on island activities, more

July 15, 2020 (Editor's note: To have an item or announcement added to the list, call 239-472-1587 or email Editor Tiffany Repecki at more »»



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