Environment

The Bare Facts About Florida Bears

Stepping Stones


Bob McConville educates readers about tthe Florida Black Bear in his column Stepping Stones.

Meet Your Area Dolphins


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

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.

Winds Across the Ocean: Sahara Dust

Stepping Stones


Bob McConville educates readers about the environment in his column Stepping Stones.

Meet Your Area Dolphins


Bob McConville introduces readers to local dolphins in his column Meet Your Area Dolphins.

Big Belly Solar Powered “Smart bins” New at Marco Beaches


Collier County Parks & Recreation has installed 24 Big Belly Solar Powered trash compactors in all of its County parks and beaches. These Big Belly Solar Powered trash bins not only collect the trash, but it also….

New and Improved Dolphin Explorer


The Dolphin Explorer cut the ribbon of their newest ship on June 11th at the Rose Marina

SEA TURTLE WEEKLY UPDATE

LOGGERHEAD SEA TURTLE TRACKS AS 0F JUNE 17, 2019

Meet the Banded Birds of Marco Island


Biologists across the world tag thousands of birds each year with unique leg bands, giving identities to individual birds. Sightings of these banded birds help answer questions about bird movements, lifespans, and survival. In Marco Island, you can find banded birds that live here year-round, and “snowbirds” that only visit for the winter. Here, we share the story of one […]

Gopher Tortoises Facing Increased Threats From Contractors


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


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