You’re Invited: Feb. 18 Open House at Wildflower Preserve!

Lemon Bay Conservancy invites you to a free “Open House” at Wildflower Preserve on Saturday, February 18, from 8 am to 1:30 pm! The Open House will include guided nature walks, displays by local environmental and gardening groups, presentations on a variety of topics, and a freshwater wetlands exploration activity.  Wildflower is an 80-acre former golf course […]

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Early Christmas Tarpon Surprise at Wildflower Preserve

A Report on the Monthly Lemon Bay Conservancy Tarpon Net Pull:  Saturday,  Dec 10, 2016 by Jim Cooper, LBC President It was the coolest morning in Placida this year at 57 degrees on Dec 10th as I drove north on Placida Road at 7.15 am and turned right onto Gasparilla Pines Blvd and again into LBC’s […]

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Wildflower Preserve Interim Trails Now Open!

At Wildflower Preserve, we are currently at a “lull” in our major habitat restoration project while we await permitting and bidding of the wetlands restoration project phase. To allow Lemon Bay Conservancy members to access the Preserve during the project “lull”, our volunteer trail clearing team has marked an interim set of trails for use […]

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New Video: The Power of Citizens!

The Power of Citizens working together to create Lemon Bay Conservancy’s Wildflower Preserve is featured in a new video funded by the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP) and produced by WGCU public media.  The video is airing periodically on the four WGCU TV channels and is posted on the CHNEP YouTube site. Thank you to all of […]

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Wildflower Restoration Video Update – Oct. 2016

Thanks to our volunteers Bob Winter and Joe Gallagher for creating this video showing the invasive species removal work at Wildflower Preserve! We have now completed the first phase of our restoration work.  What’s next?  Click on this link to read about the upcoming wetlands restoration work and the planting of native upland and wetland species.

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