Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islanderhttp://www.captivasanibel.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 18 Dec 2018 23:15:49 EDTTue, 18 Dec 2018 23:15:49 EDT Audubon conducts Christmas Bird Count Dec. 15, the Sanibel-Captiva Audubon Society conducted its annual Christmas Bird Count. One hundred seventeen participants counted a total of 9,582 birds, comprised of 101 different specie.Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EDTFWC provides updated statewide estimate for the Florida manatee Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recently accomplished a conservation goal by publishing the results from the second, statewide population estimate of the Florida manatee.Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EDTLightning whelk found on Sanibel Potts, of Great Falls, Montana, recently found a large lightning whelk at low tide near the Lighthouse Beach on Sanibel. She and her husband, Steve, visit Sanibel several times a year and are owners at the Shell Island Beach Club.Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EDTCourse on basic boat operation, safety taking signups America's Boating Club of Sanibel-Captiva will offer to the public its America's Boating Course during two sessions in January at the Sanibel Public Library.Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EDTVillage volunteers learn about history of the Sanibel Plan Historical Museum and Village volunteer Barbara Freeman recently spoke to a group of the village's volunteers about her experiences working for the firm that crafted the Sanibel Plan.Tue, 18 Dec 2018 00:00:00 EDT