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Environmental Sciences staff is available to meet on-site to discuss lighting problems and how to correct them or help select new turtle friendly fixtures. Also contact us for additional sea turtle brochures and other education material for your own information and to give to your guests.

For questions regarding the Sea Turtle Conservation Code, light fixtures and lighting information or to report a lighting violation, please contact:

Bonita Beach and Big Hickory Island – City of Bonita Springs at (239) 949-6262

Fort Myers Beach – Town of Fort Myers Beach at (239) 765-0202 ext. 136

Bunche Beach, Captiva, North Captiva and Boca Grande – Lee County Division of Environmental Sciences at (239) 533-8585 or


For more information on sea turtles in our area:

Boca Grande - Boca Grande Sea Turtle Conservancy at (941) 964-5642 or

Fort Myers Beach, Big Hickory Island, Bonita Beach, and Bunche Beach - Turtle Time, Inc. at (239) 481-5566 or

Sanibel and Captiva - Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation at (239) 472-2329 or

Please share the beaches. Be turtle friendly!


Some Web Sites of Sea Turtle Interest: