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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Still Some Big Tarpon In The Bay

Sanibel Fishing, Tarpon, Catch & Release, Saturday, July 22. |

Sanibel Tarpon Fishing – Sill Some Nice Tarpon In The Bay! Sanibel Tarpon Fishing report & Captiva Tarpon Fishing report, Saturday, July 22, Sanibel Island: Tarpon, catch & release; latest Algal Bloom & Water Quality and Red Tide Reports; please click here to Book A Charter Online.  We fish out of Blind Pass, Sanibel Island: “Blind Pass is one of the best-kept…

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Fishing, Not Golf, Tops List Of Lightning Deaths

Storm rolling in across the bay toward Captiva Island, Charlie Landon, June 28, 2011. |

NOAA: Fishing & Boating Combined Top The List At 40 Lightning Deaths. Featured image courtesy of NOAA. Fishing, not Golf, tops the activity list of lightning-related deaths. “NOAA’s National Weather Service has discovered that 64 percent of lightning deaths since 2006 occurred while people were participating in leisure activities, with fishing topping the list at…

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CaptivaRentals.org: Sandcastle 6 BD 6 BR

Sandcastle - Captiva Rental - CaptivaRentals.org. |

Sandcastle 6 BD 6 BR Captiva Rental – Avoid VRBO fees. Rent directly from local homeowners and property managers. Sandcastle is the kind of luxury home you’ll never forget. There are so many bedrooms, gathering rooms, and cooking areas… you might find yourself lost during the first days. Three floors (pool level, main level, upper…

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Clean Water Sampling Program

Sanibel City Council To Discuss Clean Water Sampling Program Data. The Sanibel City Council will discuss the Sanibel Clean Water sampling program conducted by the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation at this Tuesday's meeting. |

Sanibel City Council To Discuss Clean Water Sampling Program. The Sanibel City Council will discuss the Sanibel Clean Water sampling program conducted by the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation at this Tuesday’s meeting. Project Background Part of Phase 3 of the Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan A total of 72 lakes, ponds, and stormwater collection systems were sampled across…

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Should Sanibel Consider Bacteria-infected Mosquitoes?

Mosquito, Zika Virus Not Expected To Impact Sanibel, Florida. Photo Credit, TurkleTom Via Creative Commons. |

Google’s Life Sciences Unit Is Releasing 20 million Bacteria-infected Mosquitoes in Fresno – Should Sanibel Think About Doing The Same Thing? As reported by TechCrunch.com. “Verily, the life science’s arm of Google’s parent company Alphabet, has hatched a plan to release about 20 million lab-made, bacteria-infected mosquitoes upon Fresno, California — and that’s a good…

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RECON Water Quality Sensor Network

RECON Water Quality Sensor Network. Image Courtesy Of SCCF. |

SCCF’s RECON Water Quality Sensor Network: Providing Real-Time Data For 10 Years. As of June 12, the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Marine Laboratory’s RECON Water Quality Sensor Network has been in place for 10 years. Click To Donate To SCCF “[I]n response to deteriorating water quality, the Marine Lab launched RECON (the River, Estuary and Coastal Observing Network)….

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CaptivaRentals.org: Sea Oats 9 BD 9 BR

Sea Oats 9 BD 9 BR, CaptivaRentals.org. |

Sea Oats 9 BD 9 BR Captiva Rental – Avoid VRBO fees. Rent directly from local homeowners and property managers. Nestled on 4 beautiful acres between the Gulf of Mexico and one of Florida’s pristine wildlife preserves, Sea Oats Luxury Estate is Captiva Island’s only nine-bedroom rental estate accommodating parties of up to 30 guests….

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Florida Panthers & Wildlife Corridors

Sanibel, Florida Panther Kitten, Courtesy Of FWC, Via Creative Commons. |

SCCF Florida Panther Discussion July 18 At 10 AM! The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation program at 10 AM on Tuesday, July 18 will discuss Florida Panthers. “Florida Panthers are the rarest mammals in North America – and their future depends on wildlife corridors. While not found on Sanibel, they play an important role in maintaining the…

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2017 City Of Sanibel Prescribed Burns

2017 Sanibel Prescribed Burn, Cabbage Palm File Photo. Image Courtesy Of The Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation. |

Sanibel Prescribed Burns To Occur Over The Spring & Summer. The City Of Sanibel issued the following overview of the 2017 Prescribed Burn Plan. “During the 2017 spring/summer season, the Sanibel Prescribed Fire Partnership will be looking to conduct prescribed burns on the following conservation lands: State Botanical Site Sanibel Gardens Preserve SCCF Center Tract Postell…

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