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4th of July, Summer Camps, Shell Mound Tours

There’s always something happening on and around Fort Myers Beach! Check here each week for everything that’s going on from announcements to family fun. Fourth...

Beaches Open; Masks On

Holiday Influx Concerns Council The Fort Myers Beach Town Council met in a Special Session on Wednesday afternoon, July 1, deciding by its inaction to...

Marinas Expect Big Weekend

A Great Day on the Water! “The boat rental business is very solid right now,” reported FMB Sea & Sun Rentals owner Jim Figuerado! “We...

Travel Art

Twenty-some odd years ago my wife, JoNell and I began traveling together to the Florida Keys. The trips were for both relaxation and fishing...

Pine Lily, Beach Botany

The Pine Lily, Lilium catesbaei, is a perennial herb with a single erect stem that grows from a fibrous root blub to a height...

Seaside Gentian, Beach Botany

Seaside Gentian, Eustoma exaltatum, is the first flower article that I submitted to the Sand Paper and it will also be the last. A...
Library To Add Security

Library To Add Security

Staff Asks for Help After Incident During their regular June 23 Library Board of Directors meeting, the four members present voted unanimously to pursue immediately...
Knickle to Join Fire Board- Fort Myers Beach

Knickle to Join Fire Board

During their first in-person meeting since March 3, the four current members of the Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District Board of Commissioners interviewed...
Kids Fishing Tournament-Ostego bay FOundation and Marine-Fort Myers Beach

Kids Fishing Tournament

Family-Friendly Holiday Staple The 28th annual Kids Fishing Tournament hosted by the Ostego Bay Foundation & Marine Science Center will be held Saturday, June 27,...

Estero Blvd Projects March South

Final 2 Segments Begin Soon After more than five years of continuous construction on various sections of Estero Boulevard in Fort Myers Beach, there is...

Danger to Turtles and People

Fill in Beach Holes Holes left on the beach overnight, like the one shown here, are a danger to turtles and people. Fill in any...

Lawn Rules on Fort Myers Beach

Irrigation & Fertilizer Use On June 19, the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) rescinded their one-day-a-week residential irrigation restrictions following the beginning of rainy...


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Sand Life Magazine March 2020