Archive for September, 2016


The Sanibel Fishing Pier officially reopened a few weeks ago after a 3 month extensive rehabilitation project. New decking, railings, a covered area with bench seating and fish cleaning stations were installed and should provide many years of enjoyment for local fisherman and visitors alike. Read More »

Economy is Strong on Sanibel

SANIBEL LOOKS OUT FOR ITS PEOPLE The City of Sanibel will continue to enjoy a high rating in the Community Rating System (CRS) through 2016. Good news for those holding flood insurance policies. CRS is a voluntary incentive program that encourages community floodplain management activities that exceed the minimum National Flood Insurancerequirements. Sanibel attained a rating of Class 5 so... Read More »

A Nice Looking Market

Real Estate is Looking Good on the Islands of Sanibel and Captiva The coming year can be a good one for the real estate market on this island paradise. We have seen a pretty consistent growth pattern over the past five years – not spectacular growth, just a nice, comfortable growth. We have just completed a strong year in 2015.... Read More »

Tight Knit Community

News abounds on the island communities Here are some snippets from our community newsletter from this spring-summer awards, programs and fund raisers. We’re proud of our beach-side community, do you want to be a part of it? CUB SCOUTS ARE BACK ON THE ISLAND And it’s about time. This piece of Americana has been absent from the island since 1981.If... Read More »

SCCF Provides World Shorebird Day Talks

Tuesday September 6th is the third annual World Shorebird Day. This holiday was created to increase public awareness regarding the need to protect shorebirds and their habitat. In honor of this occasion, SCCF’s shorebird biologist will present three talks for the public relating to shorebirds and their presence on Sanibel. The first lecture is at 10am and the topic is... Read More »