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12/17/2017 05:05 AM
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12/15/2017 02:30 PM
Learn to identify seashells at the National Shell Museum in Sanibel - Tampabay.com

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Learn to identify seashells at the National Shell Museum in Sanibel
Tampabay.com
If you don't know your beaded periwinkle from a fighting conch, you should. And it's pretty easy to identify Florida seashells once you call up the vast gallery of thumbnail pictures at seashells.org or shellmuseum.org, the website of the Bailey ...



12/15/2017 06:30 AM
Invasive, Hurricane Irma-damaged pines to be yanked on Sanibel Causeway island - The News-Press

The News-Press

Invasive, Hurricane Irma-damaged pines to be yanked on Sanibel Causeway island
The News-Press
The trees will be replaced with native species as part of a Sanibel Causeway Shoreline Stabilization project. That's in the design phase, with tree and vegetation installation more than a year away. To be sure, the trees' removal won't render the ...



11/27/2017 06:25 PM
Red tide causing fishkill in Sanibel - NBC2 News

NBC2 News

Red tide causing fishkill in Sanibel
NBC2 News
According to the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, that red tide is now the cause of fishkill. Dead fish carcasses line the shore near Gulfside City Park. People who visited the beach noticed common signs of the algal bloom, including an ...
Red tide reported off Lee beachesNaples Daily News
Red tide washes dead fish ashore on SanibelWink News

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12/15/2017 01:32 AM
Bernice Kupsaw - Island Reporter

Bernice Kupsaw
Island Reporter
When Murray retired a few years later they moved to Sanibel where their son Rusty and his wife, Lena, live. As Grandma and Grandpa they were very involved in the lives of Rusty and Lena's six children. They spent much time at Big Arts volunteering ...



11/29/2017 07:01 AM
Red tide causing dead fish to wash up on Sanibel - Fox 4

Fox 4

Red tide causing dead fish to wash up on Sanibel
Fox 4
People on a popular Lee County beach had to avoid dead fish. Florida Fish and Wildlife says toxic red algae is to blame for all the dead fish that washed up on Sanibel after they detected high levels of red tide along the Lee County coastline. "It ...

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12/06/2017 10:23 AM
Manatees rescued from retention pond in Sanibel Island - Fox 4

Fox 4

Manatees rescued from retention pond in Sanibel Island
Fox 4
SANIBEL ISLAND, Fla.-- The Lee County Sheriff's Office and Florida Fish and Wildlife came together to help rescue manatees. LSCO posted the video of on their Facebook page on Tuesday, December 5. They say the two mammals were rescued on Monday ...

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11/21/2017 06:28 PM
Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel vacation-planning tool debuts at RSW in time for holidays - The News-Press

The News-Press

Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel vacation-planning tool debuts at RSW in time for holidays
The News-Press
It's a project recently completed by Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau to promote services and activities associated with the Beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel tourism brand. Volunteer Tourism Ambassadors still staff the booths during the airport's ...



12/07/2017 10:56 AM
Suspects sought in Publix, Sanibel Outlets shoplifting - Wink News

Wink News

Suspects sought in Publix, Sanibel Outlets shoplifting
Wink News
Five people accused of stealing nearly $4,500 worth of clothes and alcohol in November remain at large, Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers said. It happened around 8:30 p.m. on Nov. 10 at the Ralph Lauren Polo store on 20350 Summerlin Road where the five ...



12/13/2017 01:11 PM
Maybe next year - Sanibel-Captiva Islander

Maybe next year
Sanibel-Captiva Islander
As seasonal residents on Sanibel, we were so happy to read in the recent Islander that Sanibel will be having its own Boat Parade of Lights. Sadly, shortly after reading the article, we were informed that it had already been cancelled. We have tried ...

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11/22/2017 10:52 AM
Sanibel Fresh for Vegan Month - Fox 4

Fox 4

Sanibel Fresh for Vegan Month
Fox 4
SANIBEL, Fla. - November is National Vegan month. Sanibel Fresh is a newly opened restaurant that caters to foodies with all kinds of restrictions, or no restrictions at all. Amy Visco opened up the restaurant on Sanibel Island, in part, because of her ...

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