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Library Patrons Read 33,000 Books How many books can Collier County residents read in two months? Well, those participating in the Collier County Public Library’s “Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program read more than 33,000 books. There were 2,566 patrons (adults, teenagers and kids) who registered for the 2018 summer reading program. Patrons participating in the summer reading program read 33,224 […]

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FWC Law Enforcement Collier Officer Yaxley was on water patrol with Marco Island Police Department Officer Ferris when they came across a commercial vessel operating without hull identification numbers. Upon inspection it was found that the company had been operating two large commercial vessels over 12 tons on the waters of the state for years without inspection or registrations. Officer […]

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Smith is Florida’s Resource Manager of the Year Kathleen Smith, a biologist with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), has been honored with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Resource Manager of the Year award for her work at the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed Wildlife and Environmental Area in southwest Florida over the past six years. The award, […]

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Virtual Dementia Tour Imagine the feeling of needles pricking your feet with every step, your hands unable to button your shirt, your eyes so foggy you can barely see in front of you. Seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease and various forms of dementia have to live with many of those symptoms and more each and every day. The Virtual Dementia […]

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Summer Institute for Marine Science Students,  in the 8th, 9th or 10th grade with an interest in marine science will learn about the coastal environment of Southwest Florida with Rookery Bay staff and local researchers during the Summer Institute for Marine Science, Aug. 6 – 10, 2018. This weeklong program brings students into the estuary for hands-on experiences relating to […]


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