Meet the Intern: Nadine Cobb

Nadine Cobb recently joined SCCF’s Wildlife & Habitat Management Program as its new Wildlife Biologist Intern. Nadine earned a Bachelor of Science degree at The University of Auckland (New Zealand)…

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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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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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Are there Indigo Snakes on Cayo Costa?

The SCCF Pine Island Sound Eastern Indigo Snake Project began monitoring and researching the remaining populations of these rare and protected eastern indigo snakes (Drymarchon couperi) on the islands of…

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SCCF Begins Bat Monitoring

SCCF’s Wildlife and Habitat Management Department is now doing acoustic monitoring for bat species on Sanibel Island. In partnership with the Miami Bat Lab — a joint lab between Bat…

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