Tag Archives: sea world

Rescuing Skipper: A Dolphin Explorer Tale

By Noelle H. Lowery noelle@coastalbreezenews.com Finding one specific dolphin in the waters around Marco Island is akin to looking for the proverbial needle in a haystack. At least that is what I thought on the morning of Sept. 4 when I set out with researchers from Sea Excursion’s 10,000 Islands Dolphin Project to find one female baby dolphin whose tail ... Read More »

Marco manatee rescued and released

By Natalie Strom  natalie@coastalbreezenews.com  The Caxambas boat ramp on Marco Island played host to a team of rescue workers from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and The Lowry Zoo of Tampa on July 30. “Caxy,” a manatee injured due to a boat collision in April, was released back into the wild amid a crowd of onlookers who took photographs ... Read More »

Island Montessori Academy hosts Community Heroes Week

By Coastal Breeze News Staff  Coastal Breeze News was honored to be a part of Island Montessori Academy’s Community Heroes Week. The Academy’s annual event invites different members of the Marco area to share how their jobs benefit the community. Students, ages three to nine, listened intently each day as a new guest speaker shared the importance of community involvement. Coastal ... Read More »

Saving Seymour…The Dolphin

By Natalie Strom The news of Seymour the dolphin’s rescue on Friday, March 9th, reached far and wide as a team of 26 people in six boats helped save his life. Locals had come to know of Seymour’s plight thanks to the research of The Dolphin Explorer, a sightseeing vessel that traverses the waters around Marco Island. Seymour, an eight-year ... Read More »