Sanibel Has Banned Plastic Straws

Island residents and restaurants have been requesting the Sanibel plastic straw ban, which has been officially put in place by the City of Sanibel Council members this week!

A Salad Bar For Rabbits!

The McCallion’s Landscape Architect has provided her thoughts on the marsh rabbits that have been mauling our landscapes!

Why, You Wascally Wabbit!

Don’t let their cute faces fool you! Sanibel homeowners know the pain of having your landscapes destroyed by these wascally wabbits! How do we stop the madness?

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.

Have You Seen Sanibel’s Wild Side?

Where else can you watch ospreys and reptiles from your back porch, and bike a few miles to a nature preservation or the beach to capture images of rare pelicans and other wildlife?

Why We Love The Sanibel Wildlife Refuge

The Sanibel Wildlife Refuge referred to as Ding Darling is a great place to experience the island’s passion and care for nature and the environment.

Not Your Average Monday Morning

It wasn’t your average Monday morning in the office – to include rescuing an injured turtle to CROW, Sanibel’s Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic.

Sanibel Wood Stork Sightings

Today, I was surprised to find a pair of Wood Storks lounging in our yard. They let us walk up close to them without concern. Emily, our 15 year old daughter, took these pictures with her new camera.

If Doctor Suess Taught Biology…(video)

Hilarious Ding Darling Refuge Video I wish my biology teacher had this sense of humor. Our friend Mark Meyers produced this one minute cheeky video about a new display at Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge here on Sanibel Island.

Manatee Encounter [Video]

Several years ago, we went on our first kayak outing with the kids. Andrew (then about 6 years old) was in the tandem kayak with me as we drifted alongside what looked like a big log floating in the water. Both of us were startled as the log turned and a huge manatee (dwarfing our […]