Environment

Gopher Tortoises Facing Increased Threats From Contractors


Gopher tortoises are facing increased threats from contractors on Marco Island.

End of Season for Eagle Families


Marco Island’s bald eagle population is also experiencing the end of season.

Meet the Banded Birds of Marco Island


Meet the Banded Birds of Marco Island gives readers the chance to learn about the owls, black skimmers and shore birds who call Marco home.

Going, Going, Gone!

Stepping Stones


Bob McConville educates readers about Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in his column Stepping Stones.

Meet Your Area Dolphins


Bob McConville introduces readers to Popcorn, a local dolphin, in his column Meet Your Area Dolphins.

Exciting News for Florida Parks

THEME PARK WRAP-UP

Brittani Tuttle gives readers the inside scoop on the area’s amusement parks in her column Theme Park Wrap-up.

Bob McConville Goes ‘Beneath the Emerald Waves’


Master Naturalist Bob McConville gave a presentation, Beneath the Emerald Waves, introducing local dolphins to his Marco Island audience.

SEA TURTLE WEEKLY UPDATE

Sea Turtle nesting report for Marco Island and surrounding areas.

Seasonal Closure at 10,000 Islands National Wildlife Refuge


The Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge will have a seasonal closure through September for camping.

Meet Gap

Meet Your Area Dolphins

Bob McConville introduces readers to Gap, a local dolphin, in his column Meet Your Area Dolphins.


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