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SCCF marine lab construction continues, first floor soon to be poured

May 31, 2017 The $1.6 million Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation laboratory will soon have a first level floor as the progress of the new facility continues to take shape. more »»

CROW seeks live crab donations to care for two sea turtle patients

May 31, 2017 To support the care of two sea turtles, a Kemp’s ridley, and a loggerhead, the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife is seeking the community’s help in donations of live crabs to feed the... more »»

Young armadillo is the newest member of CROW’s animal ambassadors

May 25, 2017 The newest addition to the live animal exhibit at the CROW Visitor Education Center, a young armadillo, is capturing the hearts of many of the organization’s visitors. more »»

Council explores Center 4 Life building options

May 25, 2017 The City Council narrowed five options down to two during a special workshop that addressed the next steps for the Center 4 Life building last week. more »»

Sea School scouts Caloosahatchee for camp trip

May 25, 2017 A handful of staff members of the Sanibel Sea School took a scouting canoe trip down the Caloosahatchee for a summer camp being offered in July for teenager. more »»

Jensen brothers help Operation Open Arms

May 25, 2017 About a decade ago the Jensen brothers met Captain John “Giddy Up” Bunch and have been supporting his organization, Operation Open Arms, ever since. more »»

Bunche Beach walks are back

May 25, 2017 Bunche Beach walks have returned for the summer at the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum. The first beach walk of the season will kick off Wednesday, May 24, at 7 p.m. and will be led by D. more »»

BIG ARTS welcomes new chorus director

May 25, 2017 Ellen Whitten, who accompanied previous chorus director Steve Cramer for the last five years will become BIG ARTS’ newest chorus director this fal. more »»

Annual library Summer Reading Program to begin June 3

May 25, 2017 The Sanibel Public Library is getting ready to launch their annual Summer Reading Program which encourages kids to keep reading all summer long. more »»

When is the best time to go shelling?

May 25, 2017 Although January, February and March are some of the best months to go shelling on Sanibel and Captiva, Stefanie Wolf, a marine biologist at the Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum, said that... more »»

Ride of Silence

May 17, 2017 An event dedicated to bringing awareness for everyone sharing the road, as well as honoring fellow cyclists killed, or injured in cycling accidents, will take place at Matzaluna Italian Restaurant... more »»

Golisano Children’s Hospital officially opens

May 17, 2017 The first patient to cross the threshold of the new Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida took place shortly after 8:30 a.m. more »»

Community House accessory structure location approved

May 17, 2017 The Sanibel Community Association was granted permission by an unanimous Planning Commission vote last week to keep an accessory storage building in the same place to which it had been relocated. more »»

Commission amended approval of major subdivision

May 17, 2017 The Planning Commission approved a development permit and preliminary plat for Wulfert Pointe Estates, which reduces the total acreage for the development. According to a staff report the 68. more »»

Commission learns process of becoming a formula retail store on the island

May 17, 2017 The Planning Commission furthered its discussion of formula retail stores during a meeting last week by understanding the process. more »»

Volunteers dedicate their time to help protect sea turtles

May 17, 2017 Just before the sun rose Friday morning, two volunteers gathered at the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation with great anticipation of what would lie ahead. more »»

Students letters to be added to Community House time capsule

May 17, 2017 Letters from Julie Wappes fourth grade class will be added to the Sanibel Community House's time capsule, which is currently a work in progress. more »»

The Captiva Island Yacht Club Junior Sailing Camp teaches students more than just sailing

May 17, 2017 The Captiva Island Yacht Club’s Junior Sailing Camp teaches children 8 to 15 the ins and outs of operating their own sailboat. The camp takes place in the Roosevelt Channel behind the yacht clu. more »»

SWAT teaches essential swimming skills

May 17, 2017 SWAT, also known as Sanibel Water Attack Team is the island’s only competitive swim tea. more »»

Ocean Tribe Paddlers Club to kick off this month

May 17, 2017 An opportunity to bring the paddling community together in a newly formed club will be offered at the end of the month by the Sanibel Sea School. more »»

 
 

 

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