SCCF Preserve Lands Will Take Time to Heal

With ongoing chipping or removal of dead vegetation on SCCF properties, the landscape has taken on a different look while the ecosystems heal from the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. Before…

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SCCF Names Mikkelson as 2024 Pfeifer Fellow

SCCF is pleased to announce that its second Pfeifer Conservation Fellow will be Maegan Mikkelson, a graduate student in Landscape Architecture at the University of Florida (UF). A Southwest Florida…

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York Island Mangrove Planting with MANG

Last week’s planting marked a significant milestone in our conservation efforts as we embarked on the journey to restore the mangrove habitat on York Island. With the collective efforts of…

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Changes in Island Landscape Persist Post-Ian

The storm surge from Hurricane Ian drastically changed much of the landscape on the island. Besides seeing the immense quantity of dead vegetation throughout Sanibel, many people wondered what vegetation…

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SCCF Tours Off-Island Preserves by Boat

On Jan. 24, SCCF leaders ventured out by boat to preserve lands in Cape Coral and various keys in Pine Island Sound to assess restoration needs. They determined that natural…

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SanCap Resilience Community Event

pelicans at sunrise

Next SanCap Resilience Community Event Feb. 1 Join SanCap Resilience and the City of Sanibel from 6-8 p.m. on Feb. 1 at BIG ARTS, 900 Dunlop Road. The program will…

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Protect Captiva Files Petition with County

Representing the Protect Captiva coalition, the Captiva Civic Association (CCA) filed a petition with Lee County on Jan. 8 challenging the new land development regulations that increase building heights on…

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South Seas Unveils Redevelopment Plans

On Dec. 14, South Seas announced that it is seeking to amend its current zoning to radically increase its allowable building heights and density. With its planned rezoning application now…

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