Wildflower Preserve Open House, Feb. 13, 2016, walks, displays, talks, food, and fun!
Lemon Bay Conservancy has received a $420,000 NOAA Coastal Ecosystem Resiliency Grant to support our joint habitat restoration project with the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) at Wildflower Preserve on the Cape Haze peninsula in Charlotte County. We invite the public to a habitat restoration project design review on February 1, 2016 beginning at 5:00 pm.
Barrier Islands are unique habitats at the intersection of land and sea. They are beautiful but highly impacted by humans seeking the classic beach experience, but they can also provide a place to observe unusual species that are highly specialized for this edge environment. I live on a gulf front barrier island, Manasota Key, and […]
Lemon Bay Conservancy is pleased to announce a wide-ranging schedule of free public nature outings for the Fall 2015 – Winter 2016 season. The outings will be led by our outstanding volunteer guides, including Dr. Bill Dunson, Dave Clayton, Bob Cooper, and Margaret Dunson. This season’s outings include a variety of walks at […]
In November of 2014, teachers and administrators from L.A. Ainger Middle School and Lemon Bay High School visited Wildflower Preserve seeking opportunities for students to use the Preserve for in-depth scientific studies. Accompanied by naturalists Bill Dunson and Dave Clayton, they explored the trails. Within the next few months a commitment was made to […]