Front Page Stories

A Deadly Tangle at ABC Island

Monofilament Lines

Thousands of birds are injured or killed as a result of entanglement with monofilament lines every year, and on Marco Island, it’s no different. Coastal Breeze writer Maria Lamb gives us the scoop as she discusses this terrible pollutant harming Marco’s Birds.

Coach Kamal Farhat

YMCA Profile Series

In this issue of the YMCA Profile Series, Quentin Roux talks about swimming Coach Kamal Farhat.

Goodland Woman Trying to Make a Difference

In the wake of the tragic death of George Floyd, one woman in Goodland is doing something to show her support and love for her community of all colors. See the full story here.

Beach Access Restrictions Imposed for Holiday Weekend

With the 4th of July Holiday on the approach, the Collier County Commissioners met to discuss what to expect from the upcoming influx of visitors. See the full story here.

Birdorable Encounters on Sand Dollar Island

Coastal Breeze New writer Maria Lamb shares with us new regarding the birds nesting on Sand Dollar Island. See the full story, along with photos, here!

Naples Botanical Garden Reopening 

The Naples Botanical Garden is proud to announce its reopening! Get the full details of the time and what changes they’re making in regards to the new safety protocols.

Voting by Mail Is Safe, Secure & Is Not A New Concept to Florida Voters

Collier County Supervisor of Elections Jennifer J. Edwards talks about the various and safe ways you can vote this year. See the full details here.

A Reflection on Independence Day from A Marco Hero In the South Pacific

In honor of Independence Day, the Coastal Breeze News presents the story of WWII Veteran Ed Shanks, and his encounter with the Japanese Bombers.

Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Receives International Acclaim

Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary research has received international acclaim as their scientific paper published on Ghost Orchid pollination has become one of the most downloaded documents of 2019. See the full story here!

Board Honors Abounader at His Last Meeting

In his last month as Principle of the Marco Island Charter Middle School, George Abounader is given one last surprise before his final farewell. Find out what it is by reading the full story here!

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