Join the Green Team of Wildflower volunteers for fun activities and a picnic at our first Earth Day Fundraiser, Friday, April 22, 2016 at Wildflower Preserve, 3120 Gasparilla Pines Blvd, Englewood. We will begin the day with planting activities at 10:30 a.m. If you’d like to help out, bring your gardening gloves and join us […]
As we progress into early Spring (late March in SW FL) we find new flowers and birds as well as some avian species that are not yet migrating north. Two of my favorite flowers are now in bloom, the large flowered Sabatia (a beautiful pink) and the spiderwort (a piercing blue color). Now […]
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 […]