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Kid Stuff – Summer in Lakes Park, July 2020

Kid Stuff - Summer in Lakes Park, July 2020 GONE FISHIN' Limited registration for the Lee County summer camps opened on June 1st. The session runs from July 1st and concludes July 31st with CDC guidelines in place. The Foundation's original plan was to raise funds (successful!) to send the camp kids on several field [...]

By |2020-07-16T15:30:40-04:00July 16th, 2020|Blog Post, Children's Garden, Summer Camp|Comments Off on Kid Stuff – Summer in Lakes Park, July 2020

News from the Gardens at Lakes Park, July 2020

News from the Gardens July 12, 2020 Construction of the passion vine trellis in the Rose Garden at Lakes Park   During this pandemic I know that the Gardens have been a great source of peace and joy for many folks walking through it each day. They take the time to tell us [...]

By |2020-07-16T16:35:01-04:00July 16th, 2020|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Children's Garden, Community Garden, Fragrance Garden, Plant life, Rose Garden, Trees|Comments Off on News from the Gardens at Lakes Park, July 2020

Birding at the Park – May 2020

Birding at the Park - May 2020 Parks & Rec staff and Lee County Bird Patrol have reported some birding and wildlife  sightings at Lakes Park. Here are some photos (thank you!). Limpkins (Aramus guaruana) are tropical wetlands birds, and are year-round residents of Florida. They come specially equipped with a bill that  is ideal [...]

By |2020-06-11T17:00:12-04:00June 11th, 2020|Bird Patrol, Birding, Blog Post, Lee County Bird Patrol|Comments Off on Birding at the Park – May 2020

Scenes from the Botanic Garden – May 2020

Scenes from the Botanic Garden - May 2020 Food-growing season winds down, but our Garden Ambassador volunteers continue to work hard on  making the Botanic Garden a beautiful oasis. Community Garden Happenings Nancy Sanders from the Community Garden leadership team reports: "Many gardeners are closing up and getting ready for the hot summer. Some "Green [...]

By |2020-06-11T16:41:25-04:00June 11th, 2020|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Children's Garden, Community Garden, Fragrance Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Scenes from the Botanic Garden – May 2020

Donated bricks and benches – May 2020

Donated Bricks and Benches - May 2020 How to get donated bricks or bench dedications in Lakes Park -  CLICK HERE to find out more about our Pave the Park program CLICK HERE to see the Bench Dedication catalog Brick Donation Gift Certificates are Now Available Need a gift fast? Let your friends and family [...]

By |2020-06-11T15:17:52-04:00June 5th, 2020|Benches, Blog Post, Bricks, Donations, Fragrance Garden, Rose Garden, Train Museum|Comments Off on Donated bricks and benches – May 2020

What’s New in Lakes Park – April 2020

What's New in Lakes Park - April 2020   After a brief period of closure to facilitate social distancing, Lee County re-opened Lakes Park on April 29th. New concrete repair/replacement While the park was closed in April, Parks & Recreation took the opportunity to make some repairs. Concrete was replaced at the splash [...]

By |2020-05-09T16:52:47-04:00May 9th, 2020|Birding, Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Fragrance Garden, Parks & Rec, Wildlife|Comments Off on What’s New in Lakes Park – April 2020

What’s Bloomin’ Wednesday – April 15th Edition!

What's Bloomin' Wednesday - April 15th Edition! Lakes Park is still closed per the state-wide" "Stay At Home" order, so we are taking a virtual stroll in the Fragrance Garden today - come with us and and check out what's bloomin' (If you are interested in donating to the Fragrance Garden, scroll to the end for [...]

By |2020-04-15T12:22:56-04:00April 15th, 2020|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Fragrance Garden, What's Bloomin' Wednesday|Comments Off on What’s Bloomin’ Wednesday – April 15th Edition!

Pave the Park – Brick Donations, April 2020

Pave the Park for APRIL 2020 DONATE a brick or bench to help Lakes Park! Bricks installed this month at the TRAIN MUSEUM - our thanks to Lester Dolak, Nichole Babeau, Donald Schorr, and Wayne Leaver   Bricks installed this month at the CHILDREN'S GARDEN - our thanks to Paula Wright   Bricks installed this [...]

By |2020-04-14T16:45:42-04:00April 14th, 2020|Blog Post|Comments Off on Pave the Park – Brick Donations, April 2020

What’s New In Lakes Park, March 2020

What's New In Lakes Park March 2020 Wildlife Updates Photo courtesy Janet Kirk Early in February, the birding community was all abuzz with news of snail kites (Rostrhamus sociabilis) visiting the park. These raptors are aptly named, since they feed mostly on apple snails. More on snail kites from FWC: CLICK ME  [...]

By |2020-03-27T17:36:07-04:00March 26th, 2020|Bird Patrol, Birding, Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Children's Garden, Donations, Parks & Rec, Volunteers, Wildlife|Comments Off on What’s New In Lakes Park, March 2020

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