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Vol. 43 No. 28


IMMOKALEE




ULLETI
Serving Immokalee, Ave Maria and Eastern Collier County

Thursday, July 22, 2010


Inside...

Extension Office to
host Fruit Tree Work-
shop this Saturday
...Page 5


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FCAT scores mailed to
parents
...Page 4

Permit changes for
deer hunters...Page 7

Storm Watch
The National Hurricane Cen-
ter is monitoring a strong tropical
wave around Hispaniola for pos-
sible tropical cyclone develop-
ment. Regardless of development,
this feature has the potential to
bring heavy rain and gusty winds
to all of South Florida from early
Friday morning through Saturday.
Stay tuned to latest forecasts for
possible deteriorating weather
conditions late this week into the
weekend.
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The lazy days of summer have come to Southwest Florida. An area pasture invites an evening


Two zones in

Big Cypress

to close to

deer hunters
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission (FWC)
has issued an executive order,
which will close zones 3 and 4 of
the Stairsteps Unit of the Big Cy-
press Wildlife Management Area
to the harvest of deer for the 2010-
2011 hunting season. The order
will be effective prior to the archery
season and will remain in place for
one year.
The FWC, in cooperation with
the National Park Service (NPS),
continues to monitor the deer pop-
ulation in the Big Cypress National
Preserve.
Biologists from both agen-
See DEER Page 2


rainbow after summer rains. IHFS to


Sharing space with wild predators host benefit


Protect your property
from wildlife damage
The beauty of Florida's remote
areas draws many to live within the
heart, or along the edge of natu-
ral settings. Many have seasonal
camps or year-round residences
in or near these remote rural sites.
Those that live in these areas know
that the possibility of attracting the
"wild" onto their personal property
does not only mean the bird at the
bird feeder, but it may also include
skunks, raccoons, opossum, bob-


cat, bear and even an occasional
Florida panther. These animals
have the ability to damage prop-
erty and may even injure or kill
domesticated animals such as pets
and livestock.
Unlike wild animals, most do-
mesticated animals do not have
the skills to protect themselves.
Thousands of years of breeding
have made domestic animals de-
pendent on people for protection.
There are simple and cost effec-
tive ways to avoid the loss of pets
and livestock to natural predators.
These methods will also keep your
family and neighbors safe.


Keep your pets safe
Cats and dogs are easy prey for
large predators. Keep your pets in-
doors or secure them in a covered
run.
If you allow your pets to roam
on your property, keep in mind
that you are risking their lives -- just
as city dwellers take a risk in letting
their pets roam near a busy street,
It is illegal to allow your pet to
run, unattended and off leash with
Collier County and on Big Cypress
National Preserve lands.
See WILDLIFE Page 2


yard sale
Something BIG is happening at
Immokalee Housing & Family Ser-
vices (IHFS). On Saturday, July 24,
from 7 until 11 a.m., IHFS and Best
Buy are hosting The BIG Yard and
Bake Sale at 2449 Sanders Pines
Circle. This event is a Fundraiser to
benefit the children and families of
the Eden Park community.
The site of sale will be Immoka-
lee Housing & Family Services
at 2449 Sanders Pines Circle. All
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July 22, 2010


WILDLIFE
Continued From Page 1

Do not feed wildlife
Feeding wildlife such as deer, opossums
or raccoons only attracts predators to your
home and creates a safety risk.
Make sure that food set out for pets, live-
stock or birds is accessible only to the ani-
mals that you are trying to feed.
Fence in vegetable and fruit gardens that
might attract wildlife.
Landscape your yard with plants that
deer do not like to eat.

Build livestock enclosures
The best protection measure is to secure
livestock in fully enclosed barns, pens and
sheds. Openings, such a windows, doors or
large gaps are attractants and might provide
access for highly curious animals.
If covering your pen is not an option then
you should build a tall fence. Fences should
be at least ten feet high constructed of either
heavy woven wire or alternating hot and
grounded electric wires. Adding a wire mesh
overhang or an electric wire of at least 5,000
volts at the top of the fence may prevent
predators from climbing over.
Be sure to place all livestock enclosures,
both covered and open, away from any trees
of brush that predators might climb or hide
within.

Protect vulnerable animals
Many wild animals are attracted to the
smell of blood. Keep injured animals or live-
stock nearing and following birth, in fully
enclosed structures.
Immediately remove and destroy after-
birth, carcasses and other animal by-prod-
ucts from areas near livestock enclosures or
homes.

Install frightening devices
Many predators depend on surprise to
capture prey.
Installing either motion or timer-activated
outdoor lighting around your home and ani-
mal enclosures may keep predators away.
You might also try loud noises, sprinklers
or other frightening devices, such as those
used to keep birds out of agricultural fields.


Use guard animals
Guard dogs specifically bred to protect
livestock from predators have been used for
thousands of years in Europe.
Studies conducted in Colorado, Montana,
Utah and Idaho show that properly trained
livestock guard dogs reduced predation by
as much as 93 percent.
Guard dogs are not pets and must be
specially raised and trained in order to be ef-
fective. They may also pose a risk to people
and are best suited to large herds in remote
locations.
Guard animals, such a llamas and don-
key may be more effective against small
predators. Horned animals such a cattle are
also being used in some cases as a deterrent
to predators.
For information on animal enclosures
and permitting, check with the National
Park Service US Department of the Interior
or Big Cypress National Preserve.

If you live in bear country ...
Black bears are an important part of
Florida's natural heritage and keeping them
wild and away from human use areas is a re-
sponsibility we all must share. FWC is dedi-
cated to reducing conflicts between people
and bears in your community.
Black bears are naturally shy, timid ani-
mals that try to avoid people. However, as
Florida's human population and develop-
ment expands it become increasingly diffi-
cult for bears to avoid humans.
Bears can be lured into neighborhoods
when people leave easily accessible food
outside, like unsecured garbage cans or pet
food. For ways to secure your garbage and
other items that might attract bears, go to
MyFWC.com/bear.

If you see a bear in your com-
munity ...
Remain calm and stay away from the bear.
The mere presence of a black bear does not
necessarily represent a problem. The bear
is most likely just passing through and will
not linger or return if it does not find food. A
bear may climb a tree in your neighborhood
to look for food or if it gets scared. Clear the
area of people and pets and allow the bear
to come down on its own when it feels safe
(usually after dark). The bear found its way
into the are and it can find its way out.

Never feed a bear


teedlng Dears, eitlmer y direct handouts
or by leaving attractants such as garbage
and pet food unsecured, is against the law
and causes bear problems. It's bad for bears
and bad for people.

What attracts bears?
Food and food smells (barbecue grills,
compost piles)
Garbage left outside and unsecure
Pet foods or wildlife feed left outside and
unsecure.
Remember, any food source that attracts
dogs, cats or raccoons will attract bears.

Did you know?
Bears can smell food from more than a
mile away and if they are rewarded with an
easy meal, they learn quickly to return to the
area.
Curious bears that are not rewarded with
an easy meal such as garbage or pet foods
will look for food away from houses.
Bears that become used to getting human
foods may damage property or become a
threat to public safety. These bears are often
must be killed. To help avoid these prob-
lems, please done provide food for bears.
Feeding bears is against Florida law FAC
69A-4.002(3). "Intentionally placing food or
garbage, allowing the placement of food or
garbage or offering food or garbage is such
a manner that it attracts black bears, foxes
or raccoons and in a manner tat is likely to
create or crates a public nuisance is prohib-
ited."
If convicted of feeding bears, you could
face up to 60 days in jail, up to$500 in fines
or both.

What can you do to prevent
bear problems?
Store trash in a secure area until morning
of a pickup
Bring pet food inside, store securely
Protect gardens, compost and livestock
with electric fencing
Clean grills and store them in a secure
area
Remove wildlife feeders if there is a bear
in the area.
If you experience bear problems, contact
the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
Commission at (561)625-5122. For more in-
formation go to MyFWC.com/bear.
Information from the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission


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DEER
Continued From Page 1

cies have observed a dramatic decline in
the number of deer in zones 3 and 4 of the
Stairsteps Unit (south and west of Loop
Road).
During recent surveys, when biologists
flew over the area to count deer, very few
were observed. This trend also has been re-
ported by hunters using the area. The reason
for the decline is unknown, but a joint task-
force is investigating potential causes such
as disease, predation, hydrological changes
and other changes in habitat Access to all
areas will remain open, subject to NPS regu-
lations, and all other hunting will be permit-
ted.
The FWC and NPS are committed to ad-
dressing the decline of deer in this area and
ask that hunters bring live-weight-harvested
deer from zones 1 and 2 of the Stairsteps
Unit and adjacent units to a FWC check sta-
tion so they may be examined. Hunters may
call the FWC's Naples Field office at 239-
417-6352 for directions and information on
check stations.
To view a map of the closed area go to
- http://www.nps.,- .'. 1;. I '1 ,, 1.l I-
sures.ht


IHFS
Continued From Page 1
funds will go toward Providing Keys to a
Brighter Future by supporting and maintain-
ing IHFS' social and educational services.
The event will be supported by Best Buy of
Naples, with Best Buy employees serving as
volunteers and donating items for the sale.
Shoppers will simply purchase a Best Buy
bag and fill it to their heart's content. Any-
one with questions about the sale or who
would like to donate items, please call the
Carl J. Kuehner Community Center at Tim-
ber Ridge at 239-867-4752.
Notable items for sale are large and small
appliances, exercise equipment, household
goods, and clothing for men, women, and
children of all ages and sizes.





July 22, 2010 Immokalee Bulletin


Letters to the Editor


From Dr. to Dr.


Immokalee le dice adios al Dr. Melanio


Immokalee says good-bye to Dr. Melanio Villorosa, medico y hombre de fe, quien a
Villorosa, a healer and a man of faith, afectado las vidas de muchos. El a servido a
who touched many lives. He served our nuestra comunidad y a ayudado a otros en
community and helped people in far away
Sa h p i f a lugares lejanos. Siempre recordare al Dr. Vil-
places. I will always remember him and I
am glad to call him a friend. lorosa como un buen amigo.
Juan R. Puerto, M.D. Juan R. Puerto, M.D.


Local Forecast

Weather forecast for Collier County from the National Weather Service
Local Forecast
Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m. Partly cloudy, with a high near
94. East wind between 8 and 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a
low around 76. East wind between 5 and 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10 percent.
Extended Forecast
Friday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a high near 93. East
wind between 7 and 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Friday night: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around
76. East wind between 3 and 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Saturday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a high near 93.
Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.
Saturday night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around
76. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Sunday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a high near 92.
Chance of precipitation is 40 percent.
Sunday night: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around
76. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Monday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a high near 93.
Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.


Transit planning meeting


is seeking public input


The Collier Metropolitan Planning Or-
ganization (MPO) will be holding a Long
Range Transportation Plan Workshop on
July 28, from 5 until 7 p.m. The workshop
will be held at St. Elizabeth Seton Parish
Center, 5260 28th Ave. S.W, Naples. The
purpose of the workshop is to receive
public input on the transportation needs
for Collier County through the year, 2035.
This location is accessible to transit, Col-
lier Area Transit Routes 3A and 3B, for
more information about the workshop,
please contact MPO Director, Phil Tindall
at :PhillTindall@colliegov.net.
All meetings of the Collier MPO are
open to the public. Your attendance at this
public workshop is encouraged and any
comments made will be included in the
project record. If you cannot attend the
workshop, please visit the LRTP's Web
site to provide your comments at http://
mpo-swfl.org/lrtp-publiccomment.cfm
Our planning process is conducted in
accordance with the Title Vi of the Civil
Rights Act of 1964 and related statutes.
Any person or beneficiary who believes
that he or she has been discriminated
against because of race, color, religion,
sex, age, national origin, disability or fa-
milial status may file a complaint with the
Florida Dept. of Transportation District


One Title VI Coordinator Robin Parish at
863-519-2675 or by wiring Ms. Parrish at
P.O. Box 1249, Bartow, FL 33831.
Any person requiring special accom-
modations at this meeting because of a
disability or physical impairment should
contact the MPO director up to 72 hours
prior to the meeting by calling 239-252-
8192.

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Immokalee Bulletin








Annual Undy Sunday gears up to assist needy students


Organizers of the 14th Annual Undy Sun-
day event are preparing for more students
than ever to be in need of items to be ready
for another school year. During August about
50 Collier County churches and synagogues
will be asking their members to donate
new underwear and socks for school-aged
children along with donations of money for
other necessary school items.
Participating religious communities will
set out donation boxes on Sunday, Aug. 15
and Sunday, Aug. 22. Donors will be asked
to bring new socks and new underwear for
boys and girls sizes six through 12. Mone-
tary donations also are needed to purchase
backpacks and school supplies.


"It is undeniable that the economic prob-
lems that have affected us here in Southwest
Florida are particularly acute among the
children of the underemployed and unem-
ployed," said Armando Galella, District Di-
rector of Catholic Charities of Collier County.
The agency is organizing the event.
"In all of its fourteen year history here
in Collier County, the 2010 version of Undy
Sunday may be fulfilling the greatest need,"
Gallela said. "We are again fortunate in at-
tracting financial contributions that will al-
low Catholic Charities to supplement the
clothing donations with other useful school
needs for the underprivileged children of our
community."


Around 15 Collier County public elemen-
tary schools, Bonita Springs Elementary
School in Lee County, Youth Haven and the
Shelter for Abused Women and other social
service agencies will receive the underwear
and socks and school supplies to distribute
to children during the school year.
Since the initial Undy Sunday in 1997,
the number of churches and synagogues
participating has more than doubled. About
600,000 undergarments have been given
to disadvantaged children in Collier County
during the past 13 years.
A group of volunteers from Catholic
Charities of Collier County will distribute col-
lection boxes to participating local churches


and synagogues prior to the two Undy Sun-
days. After the event, with help from stu-
dents of St. John Neumann High School they
will collect the donated items, and sort and
distribute them to the elementary schools
and social service agencies.
Donation items also can be dropped off
at the Catholic Charities office located at
2210 Santa Barbara from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Monday through Thursdays and from 9
a.m. through 3 p.m. on Fridays. For more in-
formation about the Undy Sunday Program
contact Catholic Charities of Collier County
at 239-455-2655.


'GED Connection' series to begin


If you're planning to take the General
Educational Development (GED) exam any-
time soon, you'll want to be sure and catch
the GED Connection TV show. GED Connec-
tion provides adult learners with the skills
and knowledge needed to prepare for and
pass the newly revised GED exam. The GED
Connection series combines 39 video pro-
grams, print materials, and Internet learn-
ing activities to make studying for the test
exciting, engaging, and effective. From the
first episode through the last, GED Connec-
tion takes an in-depth look at the five subject
areas covered on the GED exam -reading,
writing, math, science, and social studies.
The informative series also provides assis-
tance with a multitude of topics within these
subject areas. Some specific episode titles
include "Getting Ideas on Paper," "Poetry,"


"Economics," "Chemistry," and "Introduc-
tion to Algebra."
Tune in to The Education Channel, cable
99, each weekday at 6:30 a.m. and 10 p.m.
beginning Monday, July 26, to catch all the
30-minute episodes.
And if you'd like to prepare for the GED
exam in a classroom setting, you're encour-
aged to take advantage of GED preparation
classes offered at no cost at the following
locations:
Golden Gate Adult Learning Center, 2701
48th Terrace SW, 377-3905
Immokalee Technical Center, 508 North
9th Street, in Immokalee, 239-377-9900
Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology,
3702 Estey Avenue, 239-377-0984.


FCAT results mailed to parents


Parents of students in grades 4-10 attend-
ing a Collier County Public School should
be on the lookout for an envelope from the
school district being mailed the week of July
19. The district is mailing individual student
FCAT results to parents or guardians since the
results were not made available by the Florida
Department of Education in time to be sent
home with students by the student's school.
A copy of the individual FCAT results is
also being provided to each child's school.


Parents who might expect to receive results
in the mail, but don't, should contact their
child's school. While high school offices re-
main open in the summer months, middle
school offices will reopen for the 2010-2011
school year on July 26 and elementary school
offices will reopen on August 3.
Questions about the process should be
sent via e-mail to info@collier.kl2.fl.us or call
the school district Communications Services
department at 377-0180.


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July 22, 2010 Immokalee Bulletin


Backyard Fruit Tree Management Workshop offered


The Collier County University of Florida
Extension Office will offer a workshop de-
signed to help backyard fruit tree growers get
some help in answering questions about the
best practices in growing trees.
Attendees of the workshop will learn
about growing citrus, mango, grumichama,
jaboticoba, avocado and more!
Speakers will cover pests, cultural practic-
es and tricks of the trade to successfully grow
different types of fruit you may have never
heard about! There will be samples of fresh
fruit you've never seen!
The workshop will take place this Satur-
day, July 24, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the
Collier County University of Florida/IFAS Ex-
tension, 14700 Immokalee Rd., (11 miles east
of 1-75; in front of the County Fairgrounds on
39th Ave. NE).
Today is the last day to pre-register at
least 3 days before this class by calling 239-
353-4244.
Collier Guest speakers:
9 to 10 Dr. Jonathan Crane (UF/IFAS Trop-


ical Research Center). Avocado-Red Bay wilt
disease and choosing the most cold tolerant
fruit varieties.
10 to 11 Dr. Robert Rouse (UF/IFAS South-
west Florida Research Center). Citrus cul-
ture, disease updates and low-chill peaches,
plums and nectarines.
11 to 12 David and Jenny Burd (Friendly
Burd Tree Service). Mango varieties and cul-
ture.
In other Extension Office News:
*August 9: Dr. Dougbug (Doug Caldwell,
UF/IFAS Extension, Collier County Public
Services Division) will help diagnose and
recommend solutions for your plant prob-
lems. Bring samples (in containers!) and/or
pictures of the symptoms.
August 28: Dr. Dougbug (Doug
Caldwell, UF/IFAS Extension, Collier County
Public Services Division) will help diagnose
and recommend solutions for your plant
problems. Bring samples (in containers!)
and/or pictures of the symptoms. Home De-
pot at Davis & Airport from 10 a.m. to noon.


Courtesy photo/Collier County Extension
Office
David Burd demonstrates the proper
way to slice and dice a mango.


Amigos Center to partner for upcoming Project Backpack


Amigos Center, partnering with area
churches and organizations, is working to
host a block party in Immokalee on Aug.
14, as part of the Southwest Florida Proj-
ect Backpack. Immokalee will be one of 8
sites, and the goal is to give away at least
1,000 backpacks to kids who need sup-


The general goal is to give needed ma-
terials for school and to have a fun day, but
the ultimate goal is to connect to people
and to connect them to a local church.
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Community News in Brief


VBS to begin on Monday
Come join First Assembly Ministries for a
High Seas Expedition vacation Bible school
each evening beginning Monday July 26
through Thursday July 29, at 6:30. This ad-


venture is FREE to all kids ages 5 11. The
church is located at 650 Second Avenue
here in Immokalee. For more information or
to register your child call 239-777-0877 (eng-
lish) or 239-324-2753 (spanish).


Sponsor a child specifically in Immoka-
lee and $10 will get them a backpack and
all the supplies. Check can be made to
Amigos Center with "Project Backpack"
in the memo or donate online and write
"Project Backpack in the comment sec-
tion.


Immokalee Paediatrics
Inc will be permanently
closed on July 30, 2010!

Dr. V is moving to
Brownsville, Texas.

If you want your
medical records, please
notify the office
Mon. -Fri. at
239-658-2555 from
9-11:30 A.M. and 1-4 P.M.

Dr. V. would like to
sincerely thank the
beautiful people of
Immokalee for
20 wonderful years!


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Beginning with the upcoming 2010-2011
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Those with a Sportsman's License, Gold
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in each of these licenses, even if they were pur
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However, the deer permit is not included
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permit to hunt deer legally.
Funds generated by the new permit will be
earmarked to support deer management and
deer research. Funds also will support ongo
ing efforts to monitor Florida's deer herd for
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). The Florida
Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
approved a "Strategic Plan for Deer Manage
ment in Florida: 2008-2018" in February 2008.
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ing deer management units and a harvest
reporting system; both have been identified as
top priorities by the agency and its stakehold
ers to better manage deer.
People can purchase all permits and related
licenses from their county tax collector, retail
outlets that sell fishing and hunting supplies,
online at:www.fl.wildlifelicense.com or by call
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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation
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for general gun, archery, muzzleloading gun,
family, youth, airboat and track will not be
mailed out to successful applicants as they
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were awarded. Hunt numbers are listed on
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hunt ends. However, if you obtain a quota
permit during the first-come, first-served
phase III, make sure to print it out at the end
of the transaction. If you go through a license
agent or tax collector during this period, you
will receive your quota permit from the clerk.
The exception is that mobility-impaired
quota hunt permits will continue to be mailed
to successful applicants. Also, the legal game
tags used in South Florida during track and
airboat quota hunts, which are still required,
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Bernardo Barnhart VP, Retail Marketing
of Florida Community Bank, was recently
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Board Chairman Don Shapiro said that
Bernardo's background from a farm worker
family, and his knowledge of both the com-
munity and of finance, will be an asset to the
organization. He expects Mr. Barnhart's par-
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Services.
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