Wednesday, June 26, 2019

This Week

Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks

If you want to enjoy an All-American Fourth of July, spend your Holiday on Fort Myers Beach! “Fireworks will shoot off the end of the...

Special Magistrate, Code Citation Hearing Process

Magistrate Court convenes in the Town of Fort Myers Beach one Thursday each month. Rather than a traditional judge overseeing the legal proceedings, the...

New Land Stewardship Coordinator

Rick Bauer Lee County has a new Land Stewardship Coordinator to oversee Fort Myers Beach natural areas that include Matanzas Pass Preserve, Bowditch Point...

Pineland Twinflower, Beach Botany

The  Pineland Twinflower, Dyschoriste angusta, is an herbaceous perennial that is endemic to Florida. It is also a very small plant. Angusta grows on...

Turtle Nesting Near-Disaster

Turtle Time volunteers discovered a near-disaster while patrolling Fort Myers Beach on Tuesday morning, June 25, when they found a turtle nest somehow successfully...

26 Students Receive Scholarships

The Beach Kids Foundation hosted its annual Scholarship Awards Banquet at the Lani Kai Island Resort on Monday evening, June 17, where it presented...

Mound House Adventure Travel

Into the Rainforests of Belize The Mound House travel program’s inaugural tour to Belize and Guatemala took seven adventurers on an exciting trip of a...

Evelyn Mason Turns 100

In 1919 Woodrow Wilson was President of the United States but suffered a massive stroke that left him paralyzed for the remainder of his...

Scarlet Calamint, Beach Botany

Scarlet Calamint, Calamintha coccinea, is a small woody perennial shrub that can reach a height of 3 to 4 feet. The main stem has...

FMB Hurricane Prep 2019

The 2019 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. With Fort Myers Beach a barrier island, hurricane precautions are more important...

Blue-Green Algae: Why and How Programs

“When Blue-Green Algae (BGA) and Red Tide rear their ugly heads, they change our quality of life,” said Dr. S. Gregory Tolley at his...

Council Adjourns Until August

Short Term Rental Occupancy Leads Discussion The Fort Myers Beach Town Council ran through a brief agenda at its Management & Planning Session before a...

Town Waterline Project Continues

For the past four years, Fort Myers Beach residents, seasonals and visitors have experienced various levels of frustration over ongoing construction from the reFRESH...

Silver Croton, Beach Botany

The Silver Croton, Croton argyranthemus, is a perennial herb that can reach a height of two feet. Two to four stems are erect and...

Battle on the Blueway

Crescent Beach Park was filled with paddlecraft and dozens of paddling enthusiasts last Saturday morning, June 8, 2019, for the Fifth annual Battle of...

Preserve Speaker on 20/20 Program

The Friends of Matanzas Pass Preserve hosted the second program in its six-part “Summer Story & Speaker Series” on Tuesday evening, June 11, when...

Safe Boating Class, USCG Auxilary

On Saturday, June 15, the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 91 is offering a one day, “About Boating Safely” class from 9am to 4pm...

Water Quality: Clear

A picture is truly worth a thousand words, as this one clearly shows the difference between our water clarity from early June this year...

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