The Butterflies are Back in the Blue Ridge Mountains in middle June
June 19, 2021
In middle June in the area near Boone NC the butterflies have suddenly been appearing in larger numbers whenRead more.
Some Natural Wonders of Bass Lake/Heart Pond, Blue Ridge Parkway
June 1, 2021
Bass Lake (and adjacent Heart Pond and an extensive network of trails) are part of Moses Cone Memorial Park withinRead more.
Red Bug Slough: An Urban Cornucopia of Dragonflies and Nature
April 14, 2021
If you must be in the city of Sarasota for some reason and need to find an escapeRead more.
Halophytes Galore at Don Pedro Island State Park/Mainland
March 31, 2021
Don Pedro Island State Park on the Cape Haze Peninsula, Charlotte County, FL, is not a high profile natural area.Read more.
The Realm of the Golden Leather Fern- Myakka Islands Pt
March 15, 2021
Myakka Islands Point is a 100 acre park that is just over the border from Charlotte County in SarasotaRead more.
Kingdom of the Tides in Lemon Creek Wildflower Preserve
March 1, 2021
The newly restored Lemon Creek Wildflower Preserve (LCWP) is 80 acres of three major habitat types, upland, freshwater marsh/pondsRead more.
Enjoy the Newly Restored and Magnificent Wildflower Preserve
February 12, 2021
The long process of initial environmental restoration has now been completed by the Lemon Bay Conservancy (LBC) atRead more.
Lemon Creek Wildflower Preserve Is Open for LBC Member Access!
January 26, 2021
On January 25th, we held our Opening Ceremony for the newly restored Lemon Creek Wildflower Preserve. We are delighted toRead more.
Curry Creek East- Longleaf Flatwoods and a Channelized Creek
January 13, 2021
Sarasota County is to be congratulated for preserving a significant amount of natural habitat despite an overwhelming tide of humanRead more.
A Tale of Two Wetland Types at Deer Prairie Creek Preserve
December 28, 2020
Deer Prairie Creek Preserve (DPC) along the east bank of the Myakka River in North Port has twoRead more.
The Surprisingly Diverse Ecological Communities of South Venice Lemon Bay Preserve FL
December 21, 2020
One of the more obscure local natural areas in the Sarasota/Charlotte County FL area is S Venice Lemon Bay PreserveRead more.