The Awesome Nature of Florida in Summer

The very aspects of the Florida climate that motivate humans to migrate north in summer (high temperature and humidity plus often daily rainfall) make this an ideal situation for plant and animal growth. In addition the storm clouds can generate spectacular sunrises and sunsets as my photo of Lemon Bay at dawn shows. The huge […]

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April 1 “Early” Earth Day at Wildflower Preserve

You’re invited to a free “Early” Earth Day Celebration on Saturday morning, April 1st, at Wildflower Preserve! Our earth day event will include guided nature walks, a hands-on planting demonstration, a native plant give-away, and a rain barrel installation demo.  Information booths will be available for visitors to learn more about native plants and gardening. Lemon Bay Conservancy is hosting […]

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

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

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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Wildflower Preserve Interim Trails Now Open!

At Wildflower Preserve, we are currently at a “lull” in our major habitat restoration project while we await permitting and bidding of the wetlands restoration project phase. To allow Lemon Bay Conservancy members to access the Preserve during the project “lull”, our volunteer trail clearing team has marked an interim set of trails for use […]

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