Nightingale Society Celebrates Nine Year Anniversary


The Nightingale Tribute Nurses Society Honor Guard, Inc. of Naples recently celebrated their nine year anniversary with a dinner at the Double Tree Hotel. President Nancy Dion presided over the activities. Attendees included the group’s Board of Trustees, Naples Mayor Bill Barnett, members of Collier and Lee counties’ medical community, local hospice representatives, community service representatives and guests. The Nightingale […]

IMAG History & Science Center Opens New Exhibit


IMAG History & Science Center announces the grand opening of its Science on a Sphere on Saturday, August 31, 2019 along with other new and exciting attractions including its Google Earth Wall, Hurricane Simulator and Exhibit, and a Hall of Weather with various exhibits including the IMAG Weather Forecasting TV Studio, Touch-a-Cloud Experience, and more. What better way to discover […]

Audubon Studies of the Roseate Spoonbill Are Critical to Tracking Its Rebound


The decline and resurgence of Roseate Spoonbills parallels the conservation movement in Florida. Audubon Florida’s efforts to monitor spoonbills show how these birds are responding to changing environmental conditions. Since starting a banding study in 2003, Audubon researchers have banded about 3,000 Roseate Spoonbill chicks and have received more than 1,600 re-sighting reports, including one on July 24 in Sarasota. Spoonbills nearly vanished […]

Movie Magic in Eight Minutes

Filmmakers Descend on JW Marriott for 48-hour Challenge

With all the whoops, hugs and thank you speeches, it was like a mini Oscar awards ceremony Sunday afternoon over at the JW Marriott Marco Island resort. The occasion was the culmination of a frenetic 48 hours for four amateur film teams whose members had to write, cast, film and edit movies of about eight minutes long for the Marriott’s […]

Sea Turtle Report