An adult yellow-billed cuckoo was admitted to CROW from Cape Coral after being found unable to fly. During an exam, the bird was severely dehydrated and emaciated with depressed mental activity, general weakness, eye swelling and feather loss on the head.
We are now three weeks into sea turtle nesting season and the town's ordinance to protect the turtle hatchlings continues to be ignored by some property owners and business owners facing Fort Myers Beach. This picture was taken last night.
No trespassing signs have been hanging from trees at Big Hickory Island where locals access the water to paddle board and kayak. A protest was held last weekend to rally support to keep the access open.
On Monday, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the June 1 launch of the Florida Hometown Heroes Housing Program to help Floridians in over 50 critical professions purchase their first home.
On Friday, May 20th the Fort Myers Beach Kiwanis Club welcomed special guest speakers Fire Official Jennifer Campbell and Life Safety Specialist Bill Genevrino...
Less than 24 hours after 134 sandbags were put behind Building #2 of the Leonard Arms condo building, their sea wall collapsed. The area behind that building has been battered by high tides and storms and is in dire need of renourishment.
And when you add in the Gulfview Manor Resort, which was part of the deal, both properties on Estero Boulevard sold for $19 million. What will happen to the Beach Theater building now?
On Fort Myers Beach Turtle Time reports 15 nests and 12 false crawls. SCCF reports 59 nests on Sanibel, 52 nests and 55 false crawls on the west end and 7 nests and 26 false crawls on the east end.
(By John King - Candidate For Town Council) This week witnessed success with the approval of the first reading of the amended Sea Turtle Conservation Ordinance. Thanks to Councilman Allers, Councilman Atterholt and Mayor Murphy for staying true to their positions and voting in favor.
And there are still only four candidates for the two open seats on the Fort Myers Beach Town Council. They are John King, Ray Murphy, Patrick Romcoe and Karen Woodson. The final day to qualify for the November election is June 17th.