The Rose Corbula – Shell of the Week

The Rose Corbula – Shell of the Week

The Rose Corbula   The Rose Corbula, Caryocorbula dietziana (C.B. Adams, 1852), is a small (about 8 mm, or 0.3-inch) locally found species belonging to a group of bivalves infamous for the difficult and confusing taxonomy, the family Corbulidae, also known as Basket...
A GUIDE TO ETHICAL SHELL COLLECTING

A GUIDE TO ETHICAL SHELL COLLECTING

by HAL BRINDLEY – RESPONSIBLE WILDLIFE TRAVEL If you love collecting sea shells then you probably also have a fondness for nature and wildlife. The two seem to go hand in hand. So when you crouch down to the sand with that bucket in your hand you might...
About the “Ding”Darling Refuge Complex

About the “Ding”Darling Refuge Complex

J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge is part of the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge Complex (Complex) along with the Pine Island NWR, Caloosahatchee NWR, Matlacha Pass NWR, and Island Bay NWR. The J.N. “Ding”...
Lecture and Film Series at “Ding”Darling

Lecture and Film Series at “Ding”Darling

The 2018 Friday Lecture Series runs January 19 – April 13. Lectures take place at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Seating is on a first-come basis. Seating is limited and available on a first-come basis. Arrive and save your seat one hour early to assure seating. All...
Cycling Sanibel Island

Cycling Sanibel Island

Life in this South Florida island town just west of Fort Myers is a pastel dream, combining pale blue skies, white-sand beaches, and millions of seashells that have literally built the island on which it sits. When locals dig in their backyards on Sanibel, they turn...
Sanibel Farmers Market

Sanibel Farmers Market

Sanibel Island Farmers Market The Sanibel Island Farmer’s Market was established in 2008. It is a favorite outdoor activity for islanders and visitors to enjoy every Sunday from October to May at City Hall from 8 am to 1 pm. This open air market features 30...
Sanibel Island Shelling

Sanibel Island Shelling

Sanibel Island Shelling – Travel & Lesiure Ranked Sanibel Island #1 of the Top 10 Best U.S Shelling Beaches Shell-lovers from all over the world make pilgrimages to tiny Sanibel Island’s Gulf Coast, considered the best shelling spot in North America according to...
The Beaches on Sanibel Island and Captiva Island

The Beaches on Sanibel Island and Captiva Island

The Best Shelling Beaches in the World! Sanibel Island & Captiva Island provide the perfect vacation spot… 15 Miles of Beaches, 25 Miles of Bike Paths, 50 Kinds of Fish, 230 Kinds of Birds, 250 Kinds of Shells & 0 Traffic Lights. Sanibel is one of the unique...
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