Coastal Life

San Marco Knights of Columbus Event Cancellations


The San Marco Knights of Columbus announce upcoming cancellations of events.

Keeping Your Distance to Stay Safe


The American Psychological Association offers mental health tips during social distancing.

Garden Club Members Learn About Conservation at Otter Mound Preserve


The Calusa Garden Club took a nature trip to the Otter Mound Preserve in Marco Island. See the full story, with photos, here!

South Beach Renourishment Roars On


Sand isn’t the only material being dredged up as the Beach Renourishment Project continues. See what the renourishment crews are digging up, along with photos, here.

Here They Come! Swallow-Tailed Kites Are Back!

Stepping Stones

Bob McConville writes about the birds returning from winter, including the Swallow-Tailed Kite, in his column, Stepping Stones.

The Isles of Capri Has Special and Fun Events for ALL Ages: Check it Out!

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

Jory Westberry writes about the Isles of Capri in her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

Get Your Dog Microchipped

Pet Talk

Michael M. Neal talks about the importance of having your pet microchipped in his column, Pet Talk.

Strong Start of 2020 Burrowing Owl Season With 80+ Volunteers!


March 7th was the official kick-off for 80+ owl watch monitors for the Owl Watch Community Science Program in Marco Island! See the full story, along with photos, here!

What Are the “Laws of Life” and What Do They Have to Do with our CCPS Students?


Jory Westberry writes about the 24th Annual Laws of Life Essay/Speech Contest in her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

Beach Bird Nesting Season Has Begun


Do you want to help the shorebirds of Florida? Well, the Audubon Florida’s Coastal Stewardship program might be for you! Find out more about them here!


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