Earth Day Picnic at the Preserve

April 1, 2016

General, News, Wildflower Preserve

Earth dayJoin 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 for native flower and shrub planting in the Butterfly Habitat.

At 11:00, Jane Wallace will lead a one hour butterfly walk in the Preserve.

Picnic sandwiches, cookies, tea and lemonade will be available in the meadow 11:30 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. We will cap off the afternoon with a guided nature walk at 1:00 p.m.

Your donation of $25 per person will cover the cost of the picnic lunch and help support Lemon Bay Conservancy. What better way to “go green” on Earth Day! RSVP by Tuesday, April 19 to or by phone at 941-830-8922. Or, register online at

Please indicate your choice of sub sandwich when making your reservations: HAM, TURKEY, ROAST BEEF, ITALIAN or VEGGIE

In the event of rain, the picnic will take place at the Cape Haze Community Center, 180 Spyglass Alley, Cape Haze, FL 33946.

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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.

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