Pearls and Purrs Trunk Show and Luncheon

Learn, dine and shop at the Pearls and Purrs Trunk Show and Luncheon, a For the Love of Cats fundraiser, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Thursday, April 3, at Bistro Soleil, 100 Palm Street, Marco Island. Preview Pierre&Harry’s “The Pearl Experience” at 11 a.m. Enjoy quiche, salad and dessert during the pearl presentation, then shop the pearl trunk show. […]

Public Comments Sought on Copeland Prairie Mitigation

The National Park Service is seeking public comments on a Copeland Prairie Mitigation Plan Environmental Assessment (EA) for Big Cypress National Preserve. The purpose of the plan is to enhance wetlands in a 325-acre portion of Copeland Prairie in the Preserve that would reverse much of the adverse hydrologic and ecological impact caused by construction of road-related infrastructure in the […]

Marco Players Present Art

Serge buys a modern painting for a relatively large sum of money. The painting is about five feet by four feet and is painted white with diagonal scars. Serge wants validation from his friends Marc and Yvan. They in turn question their relationship with a man willing to spend such a large amount of money on something that they find […]

DEP and Recreation and Parks Public Workshop

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 7 p.m. (EDT) PLACE: Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, 300 Tower Road, Naples, Florida 34113 GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: Presentation of the proposed unit management plan update for Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park. A COPY OF THE AGENDA MAY BE OBTAINED BY CONTACTING: Renee Rau, Park Manager, Fakahatchee Strand Preserve […]

Marco Island Canadian Club

The last Marco Island Canadian Club event of the season is being held on Thursday March 27 from 3 to 5pm at the Marco Island Historical Society, 180 South Heathwood Dr. The evening starts with a tour of the museum’s exhibits, some refreshments and then some presentations. Six remarkable professional women have volunteered to explain everything Canadians need to know […]

2014 ORV Advisory Meetings

The 2014 Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee meetings for Big Cypress National Preserve will be held on Tuesdays, April 22 and October 7, from 3:30 pm to 8 pm. The meetings will be held at the Big Cypress Swamp Welcome Center auditorium at 33000 Tamiami Trail East, Ochopee, FL 34141. For more details about the committee meeting agendas and minutes go […]

EPA to Lift Suspension and Debarment of BP

The Environmental Protection Agency and BP today executed an agreement resolving all suspension and debarment actions against BP that barred the company from doing business with the federal government following the company’s guilty plea in the Deepwater Horizon disaster of April 2010. The administrative agreement will be in place for five years. “This is a fair agreement that requires BP […]

Wanted: Summer Camp Counselors

Camp Mackle is currently accepting applications for summer camp counselors. This is a perfect summer employment opportunity for teachers and hospitality staff looking to supplement their income over the summer, for college students needing to earn some money while taking a break from school, and for anyone who thinks getting paid to make a child’s summer special sounds too good […]

Rip Current Awareness

Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) officials remind beach visitors to exercise caution this spring break season, as rip currents remain a familiar occurrence. Those planning beach activities should be aware that when red flags are flying, swimming in Florida’s coastal waters can be dangerous. Floridians can check their local rip current outlook at Before you leave for the […]

Marco 10th Annual Walkathon

On Saturday, April 5, the 10th annual CurePSP Awareness and Memorial Walk will take place at Mackle Park, 1361 Andalusia Terrace. This walk continues to benefit the programs and services of CurePSP in support of families affected by PSP – progressive supranuclear palsy, CBD – corticobasal degeneration and mSA – multiple system atrophy. Registration begins at 10:30am, walk at 11:30am. […]