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  1. 5 things to know for Tuesday, July 26Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NBC2 News

    ... three locations to test the water. NBC2 tagged along with him on his weekly route. He said his agency, Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation, tests the water regularly and has been doing so for years. No major changes to the forecast today. There ...

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  2. Do you know how to maintain a healthy lawn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | The Daily Commercial

    ... such as Floratam should be maintained at a height of 3 1/2 to 4 inches, while dwarf St. Augustinegrass types such as Captiva and Seville should be maintained around 2 to 2 1/2 inches. Zoysigrass should also be maintained around 2 1/2 inches. For ...

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  3. Clean water nowRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... are so prevalent and horrid on the east coast and now the algae has migrated across the state to our beloved Sanibel-Captiva Islands, Cape Coral and Fort Myers Beach. President Obama has already appointed 45 czars to replace elected officials. My ...

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  4. Dress for Success Expands to Better Help Area WomenRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Gulfshore Life

    ... typing and the like. "We all have the same mission," said Nancy Dreher, a member of the Zonta Club of Sanibel-Captiva, who was among the club representatives celebrating the affair. "We want to empower women and girls." Dress for Success helped ...

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  5. Turtle egg theft leads to Cape teen's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... May through October all across southwest Florida. On Sanibel Island, the nests are checked regularly by the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation.

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  6. New bacteria test results in for Lighthouse BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    New testing of the waters at Lighthouse Beach on Sanibel by the Florida Department of Health shows the levels of bacteria are low. So much fresh water is being released from Lake Okeechobee, the salinity levels at Iona are so low it's harmful to oysters, according to the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation.

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  7. Lighthouse Beach on Sanibel tests positive for bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | NBC2 News

    The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation says so much fresh water is being released from Lake Okeechobee, the salinity levels at Iona are so low it's harmful to oysters. They are also finding blue-green algae all the way from the Alva boat ramp to the mouth of the river.

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  8. Zonta Club being formed in Cape CoralRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... positions on an equal basis with men, the website continues. Currently, there are Zonta Clubs in Sanibel-Captiva, Fort Myers, Naples, Bonita Springs, Sarasota, Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte. The Southwest Florida area consists of more than 300 ...

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  9. Algae spotted in Lee County waterways raising concernsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WINK-TV Fort Myers

    ... along the north side of the river near Cape Coral last week, dead, floating," said Rick Bartleson with the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation. "How can we have our beaches open?" Heim questioned. "One-hundred steps away from my right hand side ...

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  10. Tourism officials address algae fears in southwest FloridaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Medincine Hat News

    ... residents worry about algae reports from the Caloosahatchee River. Water quality researchers working for the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation and the Everglades Foundation tell the News-Press that samples show too much freshwater in the ...

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  11. Tourism Officials Address Algae Fears in Southwest Florida2 minutes agoRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | ABC News

    ... residents worry about algae reports from the Caloosahatchee River. Water quality researchers working for the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation and the Everglades Foundation tell the News-Press that samples show too much freshwater in the ...

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  12. Gene R. Solomon, CPA and Michele M. Hoover, CPA merge to form Solomon & Hoover, CPAs, PLLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | PR Log

    ... a second office soon at 16884 McGregor Blvd., Suite 103 for the convenience of their south Fort Myers, Sanibel and Captiva Islands, and Bonita Springs clients. Gene Solomon, CPA opened his Certified Public Accounting practice in Fort Myers in 1987 ...

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  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    ... for shells that would later be used to make roads. Eric Milbrandt, the director of marine laboratory at the Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, is studying the growth of the newly restored reefs with the help of two student volunteers. They ...

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  14. Palawan, The Most Beautiful Island In The World, Is Sheer PerfectionRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2014 | Switched

    ... varieties-covering the sand. But unlike its more bustling sister island-where seashellers do the "Sanibel Stoop"-Captiva visitors do the "Captiva Crouch." Prime shelling season runs from May through September, but year-round, the sunsets are ...

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  15. WeddingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... Mary and John B. Danese III, of Jacksonville, celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Captiva and Sanibel Islands in June and then a family dinner in Jacksonville in July. They were married July 1, 1966, in Jacksonville. She is the ...

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  16. Incubating snowy plovers (Charadrius nivosus) exhibit site-specific...Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | CSIRO Publishing

    Cara A. Faillace A B D and Bradley W. Smith B C A Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 14 College Farm Road, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA. B The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation, 3333 Sanibel-Captiva Road, Sanibel, FL 33957, USA.

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  17. Reward increased in Upper Captiva burglary, arson casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | NBC2 News

    ... progresses. An anonymous donor is pitching in to help solve an arson and burglary case that happened on Upper Captiva Island earlier this month. On June 10th, fire crews and deputies responded to 11441 Peguan Shores just before midnight and learned ...

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  18. $1.8 Million Grant Will Support Public Health, Safer Shipping &...Read the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 | Newswise

    ... a Conrad Blutcher Institute: Gary Jeffress a Louisiana State University: Chunyan Li and Nan Walker a Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation: Eric Milbrandt a University of Southern Mississippi: Stephan Howden a Dauphin Island Sea Laboratory: Lei Hu ...

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  19. Woman Turns to NBC 6 Responds After Car Purchase Turns SourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | NBC Miami

    ... with her. "No credit. We'll help you out. It doesn't matter, you know, and I got fooled by it," Santana said. A 2013 Captiva caught Santana's eye, the car seemed ideal for storing all of the tools she uses for her construction jobs. "I had looked at ...

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  20. Press Talk: Words from a talented book authorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | The Columbian

    ... Randy transported me to a spit of high-priced land off the coast of southwest Florida. It's a place called Sanibel/Captiva. The main character in " Deep Blue" is Doc Ford. He hangs his hat here. And no matter where Doc Ford might be off to - in " ...

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