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At the Library:

The week's events- Preschool Story Hour on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 10:30 a.m., in Children's area- Windows 10, Wed., 10:30 a.m. Pre-register.- Book Discussion, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m. Pre-register.Sea shell craftsIf you enjoy working with shells watch for classes to be scheduled in ...

Pet Pals: Island pets seeking forever homes

Find A Home Give A Home is an all volunteer not for profit cat and dog rescue organization on Fort Myers Beach, Florida. Our mission is to assist needy cats on Fort Myers Beach with spaying and neutering, medical care, food and finding permanent responsible homes to go to. We do rescue dogs ...

At the Library: Look to the library for books and activities

The week's events:- Wednesday, Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m.. Preschool Story Hour in Children's area.- Wednesday, 10:30 a.m. Gems and Their Stories- Monday, Sept, 17, 1:30 p.m. Hummels in 2018. Pre-register.- Tuesday, Sept. 18, 10:30 a.m. Book DiscussionArtist of the MonthOn exhibit are the ...

September’s Shoreline Spotlight

Red, brown and neon green not exactly the colors one has in mind when dreaming of coastal Florida. The summer of 2018 will be remembered as a toxic brew of Red Tide, brown discharges from Lake Okeechobee, and Blue Green algae. This 'perfect storm' had troubled our waters since July, wreaking ...

From the Fire Chief

Hello Fort Myers Beach, San Carlos Island and surrounding areas!Recently we have found that most of our community is aware of the core services provided by the Fort Myers Beach Fire Department in responding to fire, medical and other emergencies. However, over the years our organization has ...

August’s Shoreline Spotlight

Go Native! Replanting Florida FriendlyEstero Boulevard and side streets are almost halfway done with much-needed drainage and safety improvements. Where trees, shrubs and grass used to be there is now dirt, and opportunities!The easiest and most fitting choice is all native Florida plants. ...

July’s Shoreline Spotlight

It got the point where the confinement was unbearable. She had to break out. She worked at her constraints, struggling to free herself. Once free she found herself surrounded by others who were also struggling out of their constraints, but she was still one of the lucky ones. It was a ...

April’s Shoreline Spotlight

Some of our diligent beach patrollers tell me that the most frequently asked question they hear is why doesn't the Town sweep, or mechanically rake, the beach regularly. To many, the perfect beach of their idea of paradise is only pure white sand, to others it is more complicated. But ...

Part 6: Microplastics: Threatened Waters, Threatened Food Chain

This is the sixth and last installment on microplastics.We have looked at simple ways to reduce the waste stream of plastics that are entering our waters and making their way to us through the food chain the last few weeks. In this final installment, we will focus on easy ways to eliminate ...

March’s Shoreline Spotlight

March's Shoreline SpotlightA monthly submission from the Marine Resources Task ForceThe world is falling apart, civil wars rage across the globe and it isn't safe to leave home. Well, that is the way it seems when you watch cable TV news. But peace does break out. No one can appreciate peace ...