Paving the Way for Least Tern Nesting

least tern decoys

You may see fake wooden birds along the beach on Sanibel, thanks to a nest-attraction effort underway for state-threatened least terns, a beach-nesting bird species and the smallest tern species…

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Meet Skye, Our New Coastal Watch Intern

Where are you from?I was raised homeschooling on North Captiva and snow-bird-ing to a farm in West Virginia until I started middle school and moved to West Virginia full time.…

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New Oyster Restoration Site Installed

oyster restoration

The SCCF Marine Laboratory and Coastal Watch recently partnered with researchers at the University of Florida to establish a new oyster restoration site in San Carlos Bay. Staff, volunteers, and…

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Watch Party Raises $75K for Coastal Watch

watch party 2023 aerial

SCCF’s inaugural The Watch Party was a huge success! More than 250 guests attended the Sept. 29 event presented by Bank of the Islands and Bob & Lisa Ann Miller, raising approximately…

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International Coastal Cleanup

international coastal cleanup 2023

International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 16 (Volunteers Needed!) Join SCCF Coastal Watch in the Ocean Conservancy’s Annual International Coastal Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 16. Volunteers will be collecting trash…

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