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Hurricane Irma: Sanibel & Captiva Islands Cleanup

Hurricane Irma, Sanibel & Captiva Islands Cleanup, September 18, 2017. |

Hurricane Irma: Sanibel & Captiva Islands Cleanup Update The City Of Sanibel Issued the following news release this morning. Vegetative Debris Removal Update An important message from the City of Sanibel Chief of Police Bill Dalton & Public Works Director Keith Williams, PE:   “Tomorrow morning, Monday, September 18th, 2017 we will begin, Vegetative Debris Removal,…

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Mandatory Evacuation For Sanibel & Captiva

Hurricane Irma. Lee County Announces Mandatory Friday Morning Evacuation of Sanibel & Captiva Islands. Hurricane Charley, Blind Pass Bridge, National Guard, Checkpoint, August 19, 2004. |

Lee County Announces Mandatory Friday Morning Evacuation of Sanibel & Captiva Islands. Lee County issued the following news release this afternoon. “Lee County has announced evacuations planned for Friday. Mandatory evacuation orders will be issued tomorrow, Friday 9/8/17 in the morning for: Barrier islands, including Bonita Beach, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva, and Pine Island;…

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Hurricane Charley As A Reference For Hurricane Irma

Island Store, Captiva, Florida, Hurricane Charley, August 13, 2004. 13 Year Anniversary, August 13, 2017. |

What Hurricane Charley’s Impact Looked Like. Hurricane Irma is projected to make landfall as a Category 5. Hurricane Charley was a Category 4. Hurricane Charley Made Landfall On Captiva & North Captiva Islands On Friday, August 13, 2004. The days and hours leading up to that Friday, August 13th involved the typical hurricane preparations and precautions…

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CROW Case Of The Week

Crow Case Of The Week, Clinic For The Rehabilitation Of Wildlife. |

CROW Case Of The Week Presentation Monday, August 7 @ 11 AM. “CROW’s teaching hospital offers externship, fellowship and internship opportunities for natural science and veterinary medicine students. While on site, students learn the ins and outs of conservation medicine and wildlife rehabilitation and are excited to share their favorite patient stories with you all.”

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Captiva Community Panel Meeting August 8

Blind Pass, Sanibel, Dredging, 3-15-17. Photo Credit: Joey Burnsed. |

Captiva Community Panel Meeting Tuesday, August 8. “The next meeting of the Captiva Community Panel is set for Tuesday, August 8 beginning at 9 a.m. in the meeting rooms by Chadwicks Square at South Seas Island Resort. This meeting is open to all interested islanders and the public. Among the agenda items: Discussion of next…

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Sea Turtle Season Well Underway

Loggerhead Sea Turtle Hatchlings, Sanibel Island & Captiva Island. |

Volunteering With The Sea Turtle Program! Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation is looking for volunteers! “Sea turtles are among the world’s oldest creatures. The seven species that can be found today have been on the earth for about 110 million years, since the time of the dinosaurs. These ancient reptiles have long fascinated people around the world…

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Tropical Storm Emily

Tropical Storm Emily Not Having A Significant Impact On Sanibel & Captiva. The Question Will Be The Impact On Water Releases Into The Caloosahatchee Watershed. |

Tropical Storm Emily Not Having A Significant Impact On Sanibel & Captiva. The Question Will Be The Impact On Water Releases Into The Caloosahatchee Watershed. The South Florida Water Management District issued the following news release this at 3:47 PM/E. SFWMD Ready for Tropical Storm Emily District lowering canal levels and taking action to protect…

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SCCF Walking Tour: Bailey Homestead, August 2

Bailey Homestead, Sanibel Island. Photo Courtesy Of SCCF. |

Bailey Homestead: Making the Land Work, Wednesday, August 2 @ 8:30 AM. “In 2011, The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF) acquired a tract of land at 1300 Periwinkle Way known as the Bailey Homestead Preserve. It consists of 28 acres; however, only 9 acres will be accessible to the public.  The remaining acres will be a permanent wildlife…

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