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You’re Invited: Feb. 18 Open House at Wildflower Preserve!

January 18, 2017

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Lemon Bay Conservancy invites you to a free “Open House” at Wildflower Preserve on Saturday, February 18, from 8 am to 1:30 pm! The Open House will include guided nature walks, displays by local environmental and gardening groups, presentations on a variety of topics, and a freshwater wetlands exploration activity.  Wildflower is an 80-acre former golf course […]

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Early Christmas Tarpon Surprise at Wildflower Preserve

December 22, 2016

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A Report on the Monthly Lemon Bay Conservancy Tarpon Net Pull:  Saturday,  Dec 10, 2016 by Jim Cooper, LBC President It was the coolest morning in Placida this year at 57 degrees on Dec 10th as I drove north on Placida Road at 7.15 am and turned right onto Gasparilla Pines Blvd and again into LBC’s […]

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

July 20, 2015

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  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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LBC’s Major Role in the May 2014 – Kids Classic Tarpon Fishing Event

July 8, 2014

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by Captain Sandy Melvin It is an honor and a pleasure for me to mention the significant role LBC played in our Kids Tarpon Tournament this year. My planning committee was glad to select Lemon Bay Conservancy (LBC) as the official Conservation Sponsor for our 4th annual Gasparilla Island Kids Classic Tarpon Fishing Tournament held […]

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Field & Stream Hero for a Day

April 16, 2014

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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 […]

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