Category: Environment

Autumn Brings Many Events To Southwest Florida

Autumn Brings Many Events To Southwest Florida

I have several exciting bits of news to share with you. First, I’d like to update you on the results of the first Southwest Florida Business Alliance luncheon we held a few weeks back. I’ve had a ton of positive phone calls and meetings since then. The word got out, and we’ve fielded interest from […]

Keep Lee County Beautiful nets 540 pounds of litter during cleanup

Keep Lee County Beautiful nets 540 pounds of litter during cleanup

Local nonprofit collects debris from three sections of Manuel’s Branch [Fort Myers, FL] – Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. (KLCB) partnered with Gutteridge Haskins & Davey (GHD) and the City of Fort Myers on Public Lands Day, September 25, to clean up Manuel’s Branch Neighborhood Park and a section of the 3.5-mile stream that is […]

Rising In The East: A Message From Sheriff Marceno

Rising In The East: A Message From Sheriff Marceno

By: Sheriff Carmine Marceno At times, I believe that people forget that driving a motor vehicle is a privilege…not a right granted by the Constitution. As a privilege granted to those who demonstrate the skills and abilities necessary to operate a multi-ton piece of machinery, this privilege comes with a significant amount of responsibility. Drivers […]

Keep America Beautiful Releases Largest Study on Litter in America

Keep America Beautiful Releases Largest Study on Litter in America

Roadway litter down 54% since 2009, but still 50 billion pieces on the ground [Fort Myers, FL] (June 2, 2021) – Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. (KLCB) today reports that Keep America Beautiful® has announced the summary of its 2020 study on litter in America. Keep Lee County Beautiful is part of the national organization’s network of […]

Environmental Art Contest Winners Announced

Environmental Art Contest Winners Announced

[Fort Myers, FL] (May 26, 2021) Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. (KLCB) is pleased to announce the winners in the 32nd annual “Leave The Scene Clean” Calendar Art Contest. The contest drew hundreds of entries from local students, representing public, private, and home schools in Lee County. Submitted work was judged on artistic execution and originality as […]

Conservancy Of Southwest Florida’s Guided Nature Walks Resume At Clam Pass

Conservancy Of Southwest Florida’s Guided Nature Walks Resume At Clam Pass Florida grasshopper sparrow will probably go extinct. A conservation effort may be the last hope.

NAPLES, Fla. (Mar. 17, 2021) – Now, more than ever, residents and visitors of Southwest Florida are enjoying Southwest Florida’s ever-enchanting natural environment. As of March 1, the Conservancy of Southwest Florida’s guided tours have resumed operations at Clam Pass Park. These free walks require a reservation, and the maximum group size is five individuals. […]

SCCF & Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Partner In Hiring Water Analyst

SCCF & Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Partner In Hiring Water Analyst

To further a commitment to regional water quality and Everglades restoration through a unified front, SCCF (Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation) and the Conservancy of Southwest Florida have partnered to hire a hydrological modeler. “We better fulfill our west coast mission by pooling our resources and streamlining our efforts,” said SCCF CEO Ryan Orgera, Ph.D. “Doing so, […]

Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Collects Six ADDY Awards

Conservancy Of Southwest Florida Collects Six ADDY Awards

Best of Show for excellence in print, digital campaigns NAPLES, Fla. (March 4, 2021) – The American Advertising Federation has again honored the Conservancy of Southwest Florida for its creative excellence in advertising and marketing for both print and digital campaigns. The Conservancy received seven ADDY Awards through AdFed’s Southwest Florida region, which covers agencies, […]

Keep Lee County Beautiful 23rd Annual Great American Cleanup

Keep Lee County Beautiful 23rd Annual Great American Cleanup

Submitted By: Tisha Bayne The Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup is the nation’s largest community improvement program, which takes place in an estimated 20,000 communities nationwide. Here locally, Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. (KLCB) hosted their 23rd annual county-wide cleanup this past Saturday. The windy weather did not stop the over 500 volunteers at […]

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