Hurricane Ian: A Year Later

As we mark the anniversary of Hurricane Ian, we want to thank our community for its action-based response over the past year in support of our coastal ecosystems. We’ve seen…

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International Coastal Cleanup

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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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First Sea Turtle Hatchlings of 2023

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The first sea turtle hatchlings have emerged on Sanibel and Captiva! The first nest hatched on June 21, and several other nests have hatched since, with 387 hatchlings starting their…

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A Day With SCCF Sea Turtle Volunteers

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SCCF’s sea turtle monitoring program is made possible by dedicated volunteers like Irene Nolan and Diane Clark, who attend required state training every year to help our staff conduct all…

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140 Attend Earth Day Beach Cleanup

The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation’s Coastal Watch program honored our sanctuary islands this Earth Day by cleaning up Sanibel’s beaches on Saturday, April 22. The cleanup was preceded by a light…

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