Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander Columnsen-usWed, 27 Jul 2016 16:48:09 EDTWed, 27 Jul 2016 16:48:09 EDT Shocked: The balance of nature recently convened a meeting of representatives from many of the wildlife species in Sanibel.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTLiving Sanibel: The royal palm symbolizes the tropical nature of south Florida name fits the tree perfectly, "Royal Palm.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTWhat's Blooming in Paradise: The glory bower vine gives off a profusion of pretty petals Subject: Glory bower vine (Clerodendrum speciosum ) First impression: Dramatic, exotic, shades of purple and red bell shaped flowers that cascade in multitudes.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTOn the Water: Slightly cooler days heat up fishing slight breeze in the mornings and afternoon thunderstorms gave us a little relief from the scorching heat the previous week.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTRotary Happenings: Club returns to Friday morning speakers series a few weeks in July our regular Rotary meetings have been concentrating basically on Sanibel-Captiva Rotary business and going over some of the details with this year's budgeting figures and fundraising ideas.Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT