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Lemon Bay Conservancy

About Lemon Bay Conservancy

Founded in 1971, Lemon Bay Conservancy is a not-for-profit land trust based in Englewood, Florida. Our long-range vision is: "To forever protect and preserve the natural features of Lemon Bay, Charlotte Harbor, their surrounding waters and uplands, and vital fish and wildlife habitat, through property preservation, environmental education and advocacy for sustainable land and water conservation policies and practices." To support that long-range vision, we focus our mission in three areas: Saving Land; Environmental education; and Advocacy for sustainable environmental policies.

Tarpon Research

February 5, 2014

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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.

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Toast to the Coast 2014

January 29, 2014

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!!! SAVE THE DATE !!! TOAST TO THE COAST 2014 takes place on Friday, February 21 and promises to be a great evening of music, food and friends celebrating the enduring magic of our coastal home. TOAST TO THE COAST is Lemon Bay Conservancy’s only fundraiser of the season, so don’t miss out on this opportunity to be a part of our ongoing efforts to preserve our wonderful and unique environment. All proceeds go toward LBC conservation projects. Now accepting reservations online!

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Wildflower Preserve

January 27, 2014

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Wildflower Preserve is an 80-acre former golf course that Lemon Bay Conservancy is converting to a nature preserve with amazing support from individual volunteers, community groups, and corporate partners. Learn more about this wonderful resource.

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Open House at Wildflower – Jan. 25, 2014

January 13, 2014

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An Open House is scheduled at Wildlfower Preserve for 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on Saturday, January 25, 2014. Early arrivals can join the 8:30 am Tarpon Walk to observe the first-of-its kind juvenile tarpon research project underway in Lemon Creek where researchers are tagging the tarpon to better understand their growth patterns and use of […]

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Wildflower Preserve Moorhen Pond

January 11, 2014

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Idenitification and habits of Moorhens (aka Common Gallinules) at Wildflower Preserve. Wildflower Preserve is an abandoned Golf Course located in

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