Lemon Bay Conservancy is participating in the 2014 Giving Challenge, a program that provides special incentives and matching grants for donations to area non-profits during the 24-hour challenge window from noon May 6 to noon May 7. As a wonderful added opportunity, anonymous LBC donors have guaranteed additional matching funds up to $10,000 for donations to the […]
On March 29, 2014, sixty-five volunteers spent their morning at Wildflower Preserve as part of Field & Stream’s Hero for a Day program. Two film crews from Field & Stream magazine were on hand to film the activities and learn more about the environmental research and restoration programs underway at Wildflower. The volunteers worked on […]
Lemon Bay Conservancy (LBC) has received grant funding from the Southwest Florida Water Management District for the design of wetlands restoration at its Wildflower Preserve off Placida Road in the Englewood area. The $200,000 grant through SWFWMD’s cooperative funding initiative will focus on restoration of natural wetlands systems at Wildflower Preserve. Wildflower Preserve was developed […]
In conjunction with Mote Marine and the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Lemon Bay Conservancy is participating in pioneer research on juvenile tarpon. Never before has there been any data on juvenile tarpon, in part because they are not a “game fish”. This research is vital to habitat preservation and understanding juvenile tarpon growth. Tarpon fishing contributes in excess of 110 million dollars to the local business community directly and indirectly. Over 25 volunteers are actively involved and helping with this research.