Friends of the Refuge
Get in touch: 239.472.1100 ext. 4
Learn the art of nature photography.
Follow a naturalist along Wildlife Drive.
Free naturalist-guided caravan tour.
Free indoor educational program
Learn about the ancient Calusa people & indigenous plants.
Free programs and tours daily
Learn about the beach ecosystem.
Explore the world of one of America’s most endangered species.
Learn interesting facts about birds.
Join a naturalist on the Wildlife Drive/Indigo Trail loop.
Learn all about the order Crocodilia.
Come and discover our underappreciated refuge residents.
Naturalist-led tour identifying plants and animals
Walk the trails of the Bailey Tract.
FREE half-hour program indoors.
Learn interesting facts about birds and how to identify them.
Learn about the order Crocodilia.
Discover local endangered species and how you can help them.
Explore one of America’s most endangered species. 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Learn about local venomous wildlife.
Free lectures at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. sponsored by HighTower/Thomas & Swartz Wealth Management
Part of the free biweekly Wednesday film series sponsored by Sanibel-Captiva Beach Resorts
Mote Marine Researcher Dr. Erinn Muller presents “Coral Restoration”
Avian researcher Dr. Kenneth Meyer presents “Swallow-tailed Kites: 10,000 Miles to Survival”
Biking, hiking, programs on tap for Earth Day at the Refuge
“Ding” Darling Days’ Family Fun Day on Sunday, October 14, culminates a weekend of eco-activities.