Shelling

Sanibel Wildlife Update – Post Irma

An update on how the plants and animals weathered the storm, and what recovery efforts look like for our major non-profit organizations serving our environment.

National Seashell Day!

The first day of Summer is now recognized as National Seashell Day here in Southwest Florida! Here’s how to shellebrate….

Welcome To Shell Wonderland!

We recently visited Sanibel’s unique Shell Museum. Get a glimpse at Shell Wonderland!

How Tides Affect Shelling & Fishing

If you are a serious sheller or fisher, you know that the tides play an important role in choosing the best times to set out on an excursion.

A Seashell Hunter’s Paradise [Video]

CBS Sunday Morning did a 5 minute story on seashell hunters and Sanibel Island. I’m not an ‘extreme’ collector like some featured on the show, but I do enjoy finding uncommon shells while strolling our living beaches. While at the beach last weekend, our 12 year old daughter Emily said it best: “Looking for shells […]

Morning Beach Surprise

Even after visiting and living here most of my life, Sanibel still amazes me. Last week Susan and I enjoyed an early morning walk on the beach. Still tired, my bleary eyes barely registered the brownish cloud of water that was apparent a few feet from shore. This didn’t seem notable as occasionally clumps of […]

Sanibel Beaches Aren’t For Everybody

I love the beach, but I’m not a sun-worshipper, nor a beach voyeur. Sometimes Susan and I go to the shore to stroll along the border between earth and sea. Other times we bring chairs, sun umbrella, and a chilled bottle of sauvignon blanc to kick back and unwind. Sanibel’s 15 miles of beaches offer […]