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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Dry conditions prompting South Florida Water Management District to encourage water conservation


Water Conservation Recommendation from the South Florida Water Management District

Users encouraged to conserve water amid dry conditions

The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is recommending residents and businesses in Florida's Lowe...
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Posted on: April 11, 2021

Experiencing a roof rats invasion?


Roof Rat Facts

SIZE: 5”-7” LONG


Legs: FOUR

Behavior: Jump up to eight feet

Lifespan: 2-3 years

Reproduction: 5-8 babies up to 6 times a year

Roof rats, also known as palm rats, ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2021

FEMA providing assistance for funeral expenses


The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will start providing assistance to cover funeral expenses for families who lost loved ones due to COVID.  The United States currently has experienced more than 560,000 deaths due to COVID.

Visit FEMA'...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Seeking volunteers to serve on Town advisory boards


Interested community members are needed to serve on the Town's Marine Resources Task Force (MRTF) and Bay Oaks Recreational Campus Advisory Board (BORCAB).

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Pop up environmental education booth to travel around Fort Myers this year

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The Marine Resources Task Force is hosting a pop-up environmental resource booth that will be traveling all over Fort Myers this year. 

This educational booth is designed to connect with the community, visitors, and snowbirds on environmental subj...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Looking for the best spot to enjoy the beach?


The Town maintains 26 public beach accesses on Estero Island, marked and easily accessed from Estero Boulevard. Many of the accesses also have paid public parking, and 24 of them are ADA accessible by Mobi Mat or ramp.

Beach accesses maintained by...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Stakeholder group assembled for Estero Boulevard lighting project

At the Monday, March 15, Town Council meeting, Councilors recommended selection of members for a community stakeholder group to provide input for the Estero Boulevard lighting project. The Town has contracted with Redd, Inc., DBA as Town Lighting Engineer...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

ATTENTION LANDSCAPERS: fertilizing requirements


Landscapers have specific regulations to follow to protect the beach environment.

If you perform landscaping in the Town of Fort Myers Beach, please study and pay attention to these specific requirements. 

Questions? Contact Environmental ...

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