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Keeping an eye on water levels at Lake Okeechobee

Lake Okeechobee's water level stands at just under 13 feet which means there is plenty of room for rising water if a storm blows...
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How to prepare the trees around your home for a tropical storm

With a tropical system expected in the gulf next week now is the time to check on the trees outside your home. A recent study...
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FGCU monitoring rattlesnakes on campus

FGCU is tracking its rattlesnakes on campus. The team at Florida Gulf Coast University is looking into how the snakes move across the area. They use...
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Scientists make steps toward restoring sea urchin population

Scientists from the University of Florida have made a large step towards restoring sea urchin populations. Sea urchins help the reefs, they play a critical...
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Sea turtle nesting in SWFL winding down, hatchlings continue to emerge

Most sea turtle nesting has concluded on Sanibel and Captiva islands, but hatchlings continue to emerge. Baby sea turtles breaking free from their nest is...
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Butterfly thought to be extinct spotted in Sanibel

An animal that scientists thought was extinct has been rediscovered! Atala butterflies vanished decades ago but were spotted just three weeks ago in Sanibel. The...
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Calusa Waterkeeper looking into the effects of blue-green algae toxins

As blue-green algae blooms grow, so do health concerns. Lee County, the Department of Environmental Protection, and FGCU are all monitoring the situation as the...
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Blue-green algae still present in North Fort Myers canal

Blue-green algae treatment is underway in North Fort Myers. BlueGreen Water Technologies, hired to remove it, promised results in 24 to 48 hours. As of...
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Lee County’s plan to treat blue-green algae in Little Lake Michigan Canal

Lee County takes steps to combat blue-green algae blossom in the Little Lake Michigan Canal. The Little Lake Michigan Canal wasn't a pretty site on...
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Update on blue-green algae in Little Lake Michigan Canal

The blue-green algae in the Little Lake Michigan Canal appears to have been broken up by the recent heavy rain. Just because it is no...

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