Formerly the ECCL
A Community Engagement Association
Forum: How Changes in Healthcare will Impact YouMarch 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
April Community Meeting of Engage EsteroApril 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Water Quality Forum Video
Watch the video of the Water Quality and Environmental Actions Public Forum held at The Water School at FGCU in February.
Why Engage Estero?
Watch the video of President Gilmartin’s presentation on the change from ECCL to Engage Estero.
Latest News & Original Articles
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...
How You Can Protect Wildlife in Lee County
How You Can Protect Wildlife in Lee CountyMost people are familiar with the looming climate change crisis in the form of extreme weather events and natural disasters. However, human lives aren't the only thing at stake when discussing the need for climate action. As...
Adopt a Highway March 2023
Congratulations To Our Adopt A Highway Team And All Volunteers Keeping Estero's Roads Clean! The Engage Estero's team of volunteers collected 780 pounds of bagged litter and debris during the weekend of March 11th. Since early November, this season has amounted to...
The Dangers Associated with Septic Systems
The Dangers Associated with Septic SystemsEstero has changed dramatically since the first inhabitants settled in the early 1900s. These early settlement areas did not have sanitary sewer systems, and homes relied on wells and septic systems. Some of those holdover...
CPR –An Emergency Life Saving Procedure
CPR –An Emergency Life Saving Procedure An Important Message on CPR from ECCL’s Health Council’s Cardiac Subcommittee. According to American Heart Association statistics, 350,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of the hospital each year. Seventy percent of...
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