In late September 2018, we learned of a new and unexpected challenge at Wildflower Preserve in the form of soil contamination issues.  We ask your help in addressing this challenge and

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Our Fall 2018 newsletter is now available. Articles include: Inside this Issue 2018 LBC Stem Scholarship Winner Our New Office Manager Take Action for Clean Water Volunteer Profile: John  McCurley

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Since October 2017, an intense red tide bloom has been moving with the winds and currents along our Southwest Florida coastline, wreaking ecological and economic havoc from Naples to Clearwater

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On the Wildflower Preserve property, we are lucky to have a large number of native Sabal (aka Cabbage) Palm trees.  The Sabal Palm is the state tree of Florida.  It is slow growing, but very

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15 Nov '18
Stump Pass State Park Nature Walk

A 2.5 mile nature walk from the Stump Pass State Park parking area to the pass at the southern tip of Manasota Key.  The park is located at the south end of Manasota Key. 900 Gulf Blvd. Englewood, FL 34223. […]

  • Thursday @ 9:00 am Thursday @ 11:30 am
  • 900 Gulf Blvd, Stump Pass, Englewood, .
17 Nov '18
Englewood Beach Waterfest

Englewood Beach Waterfest is expanding their focus this year on the environment and conservation.  The new Family Conservation Center, sponsored by the Ron & Matt Smith Agency of State Farm Insurance (long-time LBC members), will host events and activities for […]

  • Saturday @ 8:00 am Sunday @ 5:00 pm
  • , Englewood Beach, Englewood, FL.
17 Nov '18
Charlotte Harbor Nature Festival

LBC will have an exhibit at Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program’s 19th Annual Charlotte Harbor Nature Festival.  This year’s festival is being held at Laishley Park, 200 Laishley Court, in Punta Gorda from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday, […]

  • Saturday @ 10:00 am Saturday @ 10:00 am
  • 200 Laishley Court, Laishley Park, Punta Gorda, FL.