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A Walk on the Wild Side at Lakes Park – September 2019

A Walk on the Wild Side at Lakes Park September 2019 Early morning walks in the park are the best, especially late this September. The air has become comfortable, the sun is not yet blazing overhead, and the uncultivated sections of the park have an almost mystical quality. At Lakes Park, wildlife encounters of all [...]

By |2019-10-01T17:58:25-04:00October 1st, 2019|Birding, Blog Post, Plant life, Wildlife|Comments Off on A Walk on the Wild Side at Lakes Park – September 2019

What’s Happening at Lakes Park? July-August 2019

What's Happening at Lakes Park? July-August 2019 Ross Becker, Program Specialist at Lakes Park, conducting covert operations at the Lakes Park Summer Camp; they say he's "too good at this" Summer Camp at Lakes Park Each summer, children from all over Lee County attend Camp Tahini Hatchee at Lakes Park. Through a combination [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:20:29-04:00August 9th, 2019|Birding, Blog Post, Summer Camp, Wildlife|Comments Off on What’s Happening at Lakes Park? July-August 2019

Birding cruise fundraiser for Lakes Park – December 2019

BIRDING CRUISE with DR. JERRY JACKSON a fundraiser benefitting the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation say, "LAKES PARK SENT ME!" when you book!  Dr. Jerry Jackson will lead Caribbean birding excursions this December - benefitting the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation! You’ve heard him reporting With The Wild Things, mornings on WGCU radio.  Now you can take [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:47-04:00June 28th, 2019|Birding, Blog Post, Fundraising, Wildlife|Comments Off on Birding cruise fundraiser for Lakes Park – December 2019

Scenes from Lakes Park, June 2019

Scenes from Lakes Park, June 2019 Here are some recent scenes from Lakes Park. Fort Myers Beach pier featured along Lakes Park's miniature train tracks Scenes from the Train: A scale model of the Fort Myers Beach pier has been installed along the train tracks at Lakes Park. This miniature joins already-installed models of various [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:47-04:00June 27th, 2019|Birding, Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Children's Garden, Community Garden, Lee County, Train Museum, Wildlife|Comments Off on Scenes from Lakes Park, June 2019

Birding news from Lakes Park, March 2019

Pileated woodpecker by Bill Price Birding News from Lakes Park - March 2019 BIRDING NEWS: Bird Patrol Report, Morning Meander, March 2nd 2019 Birding in the Caribbean with Dr. Jerry Jackson - fundraiser for LPEF BIRD PATROL REPORT On Saturday March 2nd, Lee County Bird Patrol volunteer Marie Di Rosa reported: We had a [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:48-04:00March 23rd, 2019|Bird Patrol, Birding, Blog Post, Fundraising|Comments Off on Birding news from Lakes Park, March 2019

Bird Patrol at Lakes Park – January 5th, 2019

Bird Patrol Report January 2019 Little blue heron at Lakes Regional Park's filter marsh, February 2018 | PHOTO: Erin White Lee County Bird Patrol offers birding tours on the first Saturday of each month at Lakes Park from 8:00 AM until 10:00 AM. Meet at Shelter A7 in the park. This is a [...]

By |2019-03-23T03:27:50-04:00January 7th, 2019|Bird Patrol, Birding, Blog Post, Tours|Comments Off on Bird Patrol at Lakes Park – January 5th, 2019

December 2018 – Happenings around the Park

December 2018 - Happenings around the Park Volunteers - We kicked off the month with a December 5th brunch in honor of all "Lakes Park Ambassador" volunteers. Your dedication helps to make Lakes Park THE place for families to gather and play in Lee County. Ambassadors from the Train Museum, the Botanic Garden, the Nest, [...]

By |2019-03-23T03:27:51-04:00December 25th, 2018|Bird Patrol, Birding, Blog Post, Children's Garden, Events, Lakes Park Farmer's Market, Lee County Bird Patrol, Parks & Rec, Train Museum, Volunteers|Comments Off on December 2018 – Happenings around the Park

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

Lakes Park Bird Patrol Tour, July 7th

Double-Crested Cormorants Morning Meander with Lee County Bird Patrol What:  Nature Walk with Bird Patrol Guide When:  Saturday, July 7, 2018 Time:  8:00 am Where:  Lakes Regional Park, 7330 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers, Fl 33908.  Please meet at Shelter A7.  Enter Lakes Park gate from Gladiolus.  Turn right.  Drive to end of the road, continue through [...]

By |2019-03-23T03:27:51-04:00June 19th, 2018|Bird Patrol, Birding, Blog Post, Events, Lee County Bird Patrol|Comments Off on Lakes Park Bird Patrol Tour, July 7th

Bird Patrol sightings in Lakes Park, April 7th 2018

Tricolored Heron (Egretta tricolor) - one of 8 seen during Lee County Bird Patrol's April 7th 2018 guided tour at Lakes Park. PHOTO: Brenda Hurd Lee County Bird Patrol sightings in Lakes Park, April 7th 2018 Marie DiRosa writes: "The following eBird report is a list of the species seen on the Saturday, [...]

By |2019-03-23T03:27:51-04:00April 7th, 2018|Bird Patrol, Birding, Blog Post, Lee County Bird Patrol|Comments Off on Bird Patrol sightings in Lakes Park, April 7th 2018

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