El Niño Reviving Freshwater Habitats

The effects of the El Niño weather pattern with lower temperatures and unseasonal rainfall are providing relief to Sanibel’s freshwater interior. “The added freshwater to the island is welcomed by…

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Will We Get a Rainy Season This Year?

August is already half over and we aren’t seeing the usual standing water in ditches on the side of the road nor temporary wetlands filled with calling frogs and wading…

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Wildlife Adapting to Changes in Habitat

One of the most unique aspects of Sanibel Island is its freshwater system that supports rich species diversity. Hurricane Ian’s storm surge inundated most, if not all, of the freshwater…

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