Monthly Archives: August 2018

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Snook caught at Lakes Park!

Snook caught at Lakes Regional Park! Late this summer, a park patron caught and released an 11-pound snook at Lakes Regional Park.  What?!? There are SNOOK in that lake?  Yes, there are!  Here are some "Fun Facts" - Snook can be thought of as a saltwater species, but they are tolerant of freshwater, too. They [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:08-04:00August 30th, 2018|Blog Post, Recreation|Comments Off on Snook caught at Lakes Park!

Pave the Park – brick installations for August 2018

Pave the Park - brick installations for Aug 2nd, 16th, and 23rd The park is always changing. Plants and trees grow and die, come and go, and so do some of the accessories and equipment we've placed here and there. So it has happened with some of our park benches. A collection of ornate white-painted [...]

By |2018-11-21T20:57:43-04:00August 23rd, 2018|Benches, Blog Post, Bricks, Children's Garden, Rose Garden, Train Museum|Comments Off on Pave the Park – brick installations for August 2018

Lakes Park Bird Patrol Tour, Aug 4th 2018

Lakes Park Bird Patrol Tour, Aug 4th 2018 Our intrepid Bird Patrol team at Lakes Park are about the only group that does NOT cancel their tours during the summer months. "Heat? What heat??" reports Marie Di Rosa. "It was very comfortable." Here is the report from the August 4th tour, graciously submitted by Marie.  [...]

By |2019-03-23T03:27:50-04:00August 21st, 2018|Bird Patrol, Birding, Blog Post, Tours|Comments Off on Lakes Park Bird Patrol Tour, Aug 4th 2018

Wanted: Scarecrows in the Park Ambassadors

Wanted: Scarecrows in the Park Ambassadors for the Lakes Park Fall Festival  Scarecrows Ambassadors are needed from October 12th - 28th, 2018, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Lakes Regional Park  7330 Gladiolus Drive Fort Myers, FL 33908  Volunteers are needed to serve as Scarecrows in the Park Ambassadors at the Lakes Park Fall Festival. [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:43-04:00August 16th, 2018|Blog Post, Scarecrows in the Park, Volunteers|Comments Off on Wanted: Scarecrows in the Park Ambassadors

Volunteers needed for Lakes Park Botanic Garden tours

Volunteers needed for Lakes Park Botanic Garden tours The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation seeks volunteer candidates to lead tours of the Botanic Garden at Lakes Park. A team of three or more are desired to lead the tour on alternate months.  ***BEFORE YOU REGISTER for this opportunity, we'd like to meet with you. Please leave [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:43-04:00August 16th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Tours, Volunteers|Comments Off on Volunteers needed for Lakes Park Botanic Garden tours

Interested in the Community Garden? Read this!

If you are interested in the Community Garden... We typically receive two or three inquiries per week from those of you who are interested in becoming members of the Community Garden at Lakes Park. Your interest is appreciated. It is our pleasure to provide a place for full- and part-time residents to grow their own food. [...]

By |2019-08-09T17:31:10-04:00August 15th, 2018|Blog Post, Community Garden|Comments Off on Interested in the Community Garden? Read this!

Park improvements, August 2018

Park Improvements, August 2018 Lee County Parks and Recreation has been working on a number of park imrovements this summer to enhance the Lakes Park  experience for all visitors.  Check out some of what's been going on. New Trees Lee County Parks & Recreation staff planting a new tree to replace one of the [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:43-04:00August 15th, 2018|Blog Post, Children's Garden, Parks & Rec, Trees, Volunteers|Comments Off on Park improvements, August 2018

Ninth annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest Oct. 12-28

Foundation members greet potential voters in the People's Choice competition (L to R) Wendi Carroll, Children's Garden Chair; Peggy Bruhn, Children's Garden Programming; Sue Moore, Advisory Board Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation to host ninth annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest Oct. 12-28 Fort Myers, FL, Aug. 13, 2018 – The Lakes Park [...]

By |2018-09-28T19:06:29-04:00August 14th, 2018|Blog Post, Scarecrows in the Park|Comments Off on Ninth annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest Oct. 12-28

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