Originally published by Pine Island Eagle on June 7, 2023

This month out of the 30 sites throughout the watershed tested by the Calusa Waterkeeper, 23% passed and 77% failed.

One of the newest sites continues to unveil high FIB numbers — North Fort Myers Riverbend Boulevard – 399 MPN.

The new bracketing of Manuel’s Branch continues to fascinate, and the results will be discussed in a upcoming meeting. Manuel’s branch highest FIB count – 2,909 MPN.

The new Mullock Creek site had an increase count this month. Mullock Creek at San Carlos Park, Constitution – 771 MPN.

Pine Island region has Matlacha as the highest FIB count for that tidal zone this month. Matlacha Pass County Park kayak launch – 160 MPN

The Calusa Waterkeeper thanks Mike Lee for being the group’s Lab extraordinaire! Also, big thanks to Ken, Neil, Don, Chuck, Anthony, Sam, Christy, John, Greg and Larry for grabbing samples.

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