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Book signing planned for LeBuff, Anholt

By Staff | Mar 11, 2020
PHOTO PROVIDED “Protecting Sanibel and Captiva Islands: The Conservation Story”
PHOTO PROVIDED Betty Anholt and Charles LeBuff

Authors Charles LeBuff and Betty Anholt will participate in a book signing and meet-and-greet for their work, “Protecting Sanibel and Captiva Islands: The Conservation Story,” on March 22 from noon to 2 p.m. at Sanybel’s Finest, at 1700 Periwinkle Way, Suite 8, Sanibel. Published in 2018, the book examines the overarching impulse of residents and visitors to protect the islands. LeBuff, who served as a refuge officer from 1958-1990, has written or co-authored a number of books including “Images of America: J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge,” “The Calusan,” “Everglades Wildlife Barons” and most recently “The Audubon Warden.” A long-term student of the state’s natural and social history and, in particular, Southwest Florida and the islands, local historian Betty Anholt has published articles and columns, along with the books “Turtle Coast” and “Sanibel’s Story: Voices and Images from Calusa to Incorporation.” Copies of “Protecting Sanibel and Captiva Islands” will be available, along with the authors’ other books. For more information, call 239-472-6776 or 239-472-8222.