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Times of the Islands Magazine

Bird Sounds of Sanibel: Tuning Into the Island’s Signature Symphony

A self-proclaimed sanctuary island, Sanibel is nearly 70 percent preserved, undeveloped land. That makes it a mecca for birds—migratory, seasonal and year-round.

SCCF Announces Winner of Annual 'Brush of Excellence' Drawing

Initiated in 2015, SCCF’s Brush of Excellence Program honors Darling’s legacy and recognizes environmental artists following in his footsteps.

Sea Turtle Nesting Season has Begun in Southwest Florida: How You Can Help

Sea turtles are among the world’s oldest creatures and are made up of seven species. Nesting season began May 1 and continues through October.

J.N. 'Ding' Darling National Wildlife Refuge Public Meeting Today

Topics: planned prescribed burns on Sanibel Island; hydrological restoration at the Bailey Tract; and posting a state-mandated wildlife buffer zone around the rookery islands in Tarpon Bay.

CROW's 50th Anniversary Celebration Underway

Special events, such as an Audubon speaker and an off-island event, are planned in addition to familiar, fan-favorite, annual fundraising events.

Community Profile - Dot & Trouper the Blind Racoon of the Wildlife Education Project

Wildlife rehabilitator Dorothy (Dot) Lee says when she rescued Trouper, a blind raccoon, now 7 years old, it was actually he who saved her.

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