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City: 'Share the Shore' with Sanibel’s shorebirds, sea turtles

In celebration of all mothers for Mother’s Day weekend, the Sanibel Natural Resources Department reminded residents and visitors to “Share the Shore” with nesting shorebirds and sea turtles. Shorebirds nest on Sanibel from February through August, while sea turtle nesting season begins in mid-April and continues through the end of October. Small actions can make a big difference, officials reported. Keep Sanibel beaches safe for nesting shorebirds and sea turtles by adhering the following: - Give wildlife space. Stay out of posted nesting areas and keep your distance from nesting ...

Local Sports & Recreation

News from around the region

Virtual Southwest Florida Reading Festival to kick off

The 22nd annual Southwest Florida Reading Festival in March will be a month-long, fully virtual celebration of the power of reading brought to the community by the Lee County Library System. Nearly 30 acclaimed authors will provide nightly programming on March 1-12. Other highlights include ...

Island Lifestyles


Letters to the Editor

New Center4Life facility unnecessary

To the editor: Is a new public facility like The Community House or Sanibel Recreation Center a real need? A simple question with a complex answer. Decisions should be founded on the greatest need for the most stakeholders. All city expenditures impact every resident and taxpayer living on ...