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Engage Estero is a network of communities and organizations working together to serve as the “Voice of the People” to advocate for positive change. Because there is strength in numbers and no Sunshine Law restrictions, the Engage Estero can openly address and affect the outcome of both challenges and opportunities facing our communities.
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Act Now: Protected Species at Risk
An environmentally sensitive site of 1,800+ acres in eastern Lee County, which is home to the endangered Florida panther and surrounded by preserves, is at risk of becoming a 781-acre mine pit, permanently removing habitats for state and federally protected species...
Unraveling the Mystery of Development Impact Fees
Unraveling the Mystery of Development Impact FeesFew people outside the local, county, and state government agencies understand "Development Impact" fees. Engage Estero monitors impact fees and their use in Estero and surrounding areas. The following information will...
Mr. Estero, A Legend in Our Time
Don Eslick passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2023, at the age of 88. Don is survived by his wife, Suzie Eslick. The Board of Directors and Management of Engage Estero (formerly ECCL) is very saddened by his passing and expresses our sincere condolences to Suzie. Don...
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Volunteer or donate supplies to the Junior Achievement 2-5-8 Graduate program which teaches economic literacy at all stages of education.
Protect the DR/GR from new mines
Tell legislators to oppose unnecessary mining and to protect water quality for Lee County.
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