Tag Archives: habitat restoration

Wildflower Restoration Update: Gopher Tortoises and More

August 7, 2018

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We’re pleased to report that, after several weeks of delay to resolve final permitting issues, restoration work is now in “full swing” at Wildflower Preserve. One of the first project activities has been protecting the onsite gopher tortoises. Gopher tortoises are listed as a “threatened” species in Florida and a special FWC permit is required […]

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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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Walk: Wildflower Preserve Habitat Restoration & Ecology

March 18, 2017

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Wildflower Preserve Ecology & Habitat Restoration (WF), 9-11 am.  Dates:  Nov. 13, Dec. 11, Dec. 31, Jan. 14, Feb. 5, Mar. 5, Mar. 18.   Join our knowledgeable guides for a first-hand look at the major habitat restoration project currently underway at Lemon Bay Conservancy’s Wildflower Preserve and observe some of the many plants and animals […]

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Wildflower Restoration Video Update – Oct. 2016

November 4, 2016

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Thanks to our volunteers Bob Winter and Joe Gallagher for creating this video showing the invasive species removal work at Wildflower Preserve! We have now completed the first phase of our restoration work.  What’s next?  Click on this link to read about the upcoming wetlands restoration work and the planting of native upland and wetland species.

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Wildflower Preserve Invasive Removal Update

August 14, 2016

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Invasive species removal, the first phase of our habitat restoration project at Wildflower Preserve is well underway.

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