S.T.E.M. Camp at Wildflower Preserve

  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 […]

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Thanks to our Volunteer Professionals!

Two landscaping professionals are taking time out from their busy schedules to volunteer at Wildflower Preserve this summer. Garry Hendricks is working with volunteer Roy Ault on mowing of the Wildflower trails and meadows. With the summer rains, everything is growing quickly, so they have quite a job keeping the grounds in good condition. Brian […]

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SWFWMD Habitat Restoration Design Project Underway

Lemon Bay Conservancy (LBC) is pleased to announce that work is underway on a habitat restoration design for its Wildflower Preserve, located off Placida Road on the Cape Haze peninsula. The Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) is providing $200,000 in funding for this design project through its Cooperative Funding Initiative. SWFWMD cooperative funding requires […]

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One Beautiful Morning

On March 19, 2015, thirty Lemon Bay Conservancy members and guests boarded the Lemon Bay Tours pontoon boat for a wonderful morning on the bay.  While traveling south in Lemon Bay, the participants heard about local history. As the boat passed by Peterson and Whidden Islands, volunteer guide Dr. Bill Dunson, described how Lemon Bay […]

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Lemon Bay Conservancy Volunteer Appreciation Event

Lemon Bay Conservancy held its annual volunteer appreciation event March 24th  at Cape Haze Clubhouse.     Enjoying the barbeque dinner (L-to-R):  Jane Wallace, Maura Qualls, Ruth Wilson, Bob Winter, Joan Winter, Laila Christainsen, Per Christiansen     Close to 50 volunteers enjoyed an evening of recognition for their dedicated efforts at WILDFLOWER PRESERVE which […]

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