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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.

The Giving Challenge – May 1-2, 2018

April 29, 2018

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Update:  The 2018 Giving Challenge is now closed.  Thank You to the 100 LBC supporters who donated during the 24-hour challenge!  Combined with the very generous matching dollars from The Patterson Foundation, your contributions raised $14,900 for LBC!  Your support is very much appreciated! On May 1 and 2, you have a special opportunity to […]

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Wildflower Preserve Wetlands Restoration Groundbreaking!

April 28, 2018

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On a beautiful Saturday morning, April 28, 2018, an enthusiastic crowd of Lemon Bay Conservancy supporters gathered at Wildflower Preserve to celebrate the start of the Wetlands Restoration phase of the Wildflower Preserve Habitat Restoration Project. LBC president Jim Cooper welcomed everyone. Jim noted that the Conservancy has been working on this major initiative since […]

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Toast to the Coast 2018: Brunch at the Beach!

December 28, 2017

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Lemon Bay Conservancy’s 2018 fundraiser “Toast to the Coast” will be a Brunch at the Beach at the beautiful and natural Manasota Beach Club, 7660 Manasota Key Road, on Sunday, January 28, 2018. The event will include fine food, live auctions and music.  The festivities run from 11:30 am – 2:30 pm. Tickets are $100.00 […]

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Feb. 10 “Open House” at Wildflower Preserve!

December 28, 2017

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Lemon Bay Conservancy invites you to a free “Open House” at Wildflower Preserve on Saturday, February 10, 2018!  Wildflower is an 80-acre former golf course that is being restored as a wildlife preserve.  Come explore nature and learn about the restoration project! Guided Trail Walks with our knowledgeable guides will leave throughout the event. Our […]

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Feb. 26 Presentation at Manasota Beach Club

December 28, 2017

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On Feb. 26, from noon to 1:30, Jim Cooper and Eva Furner will speak as part of the Manasota Beach Club luncheon lecture series.  Their presentation topics is “Converting a Golf Course to a Nature Preserve:  The Story of Wildflower Preserve.”  They will discuss how Lemon Bay Conservancy, our partners and our volunteers are working […]

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