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Being Green 5 days ago, 08/28/2014 at 4:31pm
Mango Street InnBeing Green on Fort Myers Beach

Green, green, green - it's all the rage these days, which is great because it means more and more people are becoming aware of the importance of protecting our natural resources, but what does it actually mean to be green? For some, it may mean simply tossing their beer cans into the recycling bin instead of the garbage. Others go a bit further - they replace their light bulbs with more energy-efficient ones, install low-flow toilets and drive hybrid cars. But what does it mean for a business to go green? How about a hotel with new guests every day? For those folks, going green means making a serious commitment.

Water Experts Speak 5 days ago, 08/28/2014 at 4:26pm

Estero BayWater Experts Speak
to Those on 'Front Lines'
of Hospitality Industry

On Monday morning, Town Environmental Science Coordinator Keith Laakkonen, Rae Ann Wessel of the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF), Dr. Richard Pierce and Dr. Emily Smith of MOTE Marine Laboratory and Diane Holm of the Florida Department of Health gave a presentation on water quality to hotel workers, eco-tour providers and others on the front lines of our tourist industry.