The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation’s mangrove Adoption Day event will happen at the Bailey Homestead Preserve on Oct. 28.
Crew members from Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation rescued an adult loggerhead sea turtle seen swimming sideways and struggling to come up for air.
Between poor water quality and damage from Hurricane Ian, this year’s wildlife surveys hold extra weight, and researchers are paying special attention to Florida’s winter shorebird count.
The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation has launched a list of 298 bird species that have been observed on the barrier islands. The list was launched to mark the passing of World Migratory Bird Day, which is Saturday, May 8. The list has been developed and vetted by local birders and ornithologists and builds on a list […]
Researchers want to teach people in Southwest Florida just how important large sharks are to the ecosystem here. Cast About Charters Capt. Ben Biery isn’t afraid to reel in one of those large sharks. “I always think it’s really exciting to catch big hammerhead.” Biery makes sure to practice what he preaches when it comes […]
What better way to celebrate and protect turtles and tortoises on “World Turtle Day” than by welcoming a rare species to our shores? Back in April, biologists with The Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation spotted a rare leatherback sea turtle off Sanibel Island. Earlier in May, team members were able to place a tracking device on the […]