Coastal Life

Sea Turtle Season Update: Let’s Keep it Dark for Momma

Let’s Keep it Dark for Momma

Sea Turtle nesting report for Marco Island and surrounding areas.

What’s Really Happening with CCPS Online Learning: Is It for Real?

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

Jory Westberry writes about a Q&A she did with a student and teacher in order to better understand CCPS Online Learning, in her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.

Sea Turtle Activity Update April 28 – May 4, 2020


Sea Turtle nesting report for Marco Island and surrounding areas.

You Want to Build A House but Owls Are on Your Lot: What Do You Do?

What Do You Do?


The presence of burrowing owls on your property does NOT prevent you from selling the property or building a home. Burrowing owls are a protected species, but there is a safe, easy and legal process to remove burrows from your property prior to construction. Find out more by reading further here.

Monitoring Birds Through Summer and Winter


A look at Adam DiNuovo’s work as he and his team of volunteers lookout for the birds of South Florida. See the full story here.

Happy Earth Day to All of Us!

Stepping Stones

Bob McConville writes about how he and his wife celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, in his column, Stepping Stones.

The Late Rabbit

Ask the Life Coach

Life Coach Mershon Niesner talks about lateness and how to deal with it in her column, Ask the Life Coach.

When Scammers Erupt Like Locusts Where Can You Go for the Truth?

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

It would be a very good idea to equip yourself and your loved ones with sources of information to investigate those rumors and “too good to be true” offers, as well as locate needed information online without waiting on the phone for decades! I received a “Cold Call” recently, one that I did not initiate, from an attorney in Ft. […]

The Horseshoe Crab

Growing Up in Everglades City

Savannah Oglesby writes about the Horseshoe Crab in her column, Growing Up Everglades City.

Right Now Life Is A Struggle: What Can We Do to Make It Through?

Rumination from the Rock and Beyond

Jory Westberry writes about how to deal with the COVID-19 confinement in her column, Ruminations From the Rock and Beyond.


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