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Times of the Islands Magazine

10 Things to Do This February 2018 on Sanibel & Captiva Islands

Looking for something to do this month? We've put together a few ideas for you for February 2018.

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.

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.

Head in the Clouds: Amazing Summers, Things Above & Below Our Feet

Afternoon summer clouds are stunning, dangerous, ever-changing and beautiful, a photographer’s dream and a boater’s nightmare, forming as heat rises over the Everglades.

Captiva Island Reporting Close to 100 Sea Turtle Nests This Season

It's sea turtle nesting season. Here are some facts you may not know about the local inhabitants.

Stop Bugging Me! - Plants to repel insects, natural remedies supplementing chemical sprays

Natural tools for easing the bug are available. Bug-repelling plants can be easily added to a landscape and the best thing is that many of these plants are hardy.

Belted Kingfisher - Common August through February on Sanibel

The belted kingfisher is the most widespread kingfisher in North America. Easily recognized by its repeated feeding dives, large head crest and rattling call.

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