SITES WORTH VISITING
Calusa Land Trust Sponsors
Wildchild Art Gallery in Matlacha
Local Land Trusts and Conservation Organizations
Lemon Bay Conservancy - Englewood
Green Horizon Land Trust
The Conservancy of Southwest Florida
National and State Land Trust Sites
Land Trust Alliance
Probably the single best source for land trust and general conservation topics with excellent links to key public and private home pages. There are links to national groups like the National Audubon Society, Sierra Club etc., as well as Federal agencies concerned with environmental and resource matters.
Regional Conservation and Related Sites
CREW Land & Water Trust - Ft. Myers
CREW Land & Water Trust an Estero based educational and conservation organization with an active hiking program and trail network.
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation Education, exhibits, and a really fine trail network. Be sure to check out their links page found under "Special Features".
The "Ding" Darling Wildlife Preserve
Educational exhibits, fine trails.
Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program
This site has all you ever wanted to know about Charlotte Harbor and the watershed that feeds it . Also the CHNEP Resource Center has a free downloadable program called ArcExplorer which allows one to download computerized GIS maps.
Mote Marine Laboratory
This Sarasota group has a research program on Pine Island. Their site has an hour's worth of reading and their links page is outstanding.
National Listings of public and Private Environmental and Conservation Organizations
Southwest Florida Water Management District More of the same, but focuses on a wider area. Municipal and County Home Pages
Florida League of Cities
Links to all city and municipal governments with home pages.
Florida Association of Counties
Links to county home pages.
Our Pine Island
Pine Island Chamber of Commerce Information about Pine Island.
The Pine Island News
Unofficial news blog about the happenings of Pine Island.
Pine Island Eagle
The official newspaper of the Pine Island community.
Matlacha Pine Island Fire Control District
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