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Fall Into the Subtropics: This Place Makes Your Senses Come Alive

Cayo Costa Island is a Florida state park accessible by charter or private boat, ferry or helicopter.

The Truth of a Junonia: Beautiful and Necessary for Survival

This excerpt from a memoir explores the beauty of seashells - the junonia in particular.

Reddish Egret: the Rarest and Most Habitat-restricted Heron in Florida

The reddish egret is a colorful and entertaining heron. Rarely found inland, it is associated with estuaries, mangrove swamps, tidal flats and coastal lagoons.

Sanibel’s Nonprofit Gift Shops Benefit Island’s Natural Resources

The most meaningful shopping experiences can be had at the array of gift shops that support Sanibel’s nonprofit organizations, with proceeds supporting many important causes.

5 Events for Live Music Fans on Sanibel & Captiva in August 2017

Looking for some summertime live music? We've put together a few ideas for you.

5 Things to do on Sanibel & Captiva Islands This Weekend - 7/28/17

Looking for something to do this weekend? We've put together a few ideas for you.

J. N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge hires teacher to help with refuge education staffing shortages

Ding” Darling Wildlife Society-Friends of the Refuge (DDWS) was able to hire a full-time conservation educator to work with refuge staff for a period of at least one year thanks to an anonymous donor.

Cat Country 107.1 Holding Special Preview Party for Annual Songwriter Festival

The fourth annual Island Hopper Songwriter Fest returns to Captiva and Fort Myers starting this September, but a special kickoff will be held for select guests on Aug. 3.

Sanibel Captiva Trust Co. Donates $5,000 Towards Growing a New Sanibel Community House Program

Funding will be used to support the Culinary Education Center at The Community House on Sanibel.

Fun Things to Do on Captiva Island

From boating and shelling to fine dining and exploring, Captiva has plenty of things to do, both well known and off the beaten path.


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