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Lakes Park Ambassadors in the News July/August 2019

Lakes Park Ambassadors in the News for July/August 2019 Summertime Volunteer Appreciation Brunch hosted by First Watch Lakes Park Ambassadors Bonnie Ryan and Kathy Busick mingle with other volunteers at the Train Museum for a brunch sponsored by First Watch After the snowbirds have flown north for the summer, a handful of stalwart [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:46-04:00August 8th, 2019|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Parks & Rec, Scarecrows in the Park, Train Museum, Volunteers|Comments Off on Lakes Park Ambassadors in the News July/August 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

Tidbits from the Botanic Garden, April-May 2019

Tidbits from the Botanic Garden, April-May 2019 "Season" is over and our snowbirds/seasonal residents have all headed north once more. But before the action wound down, the Botanic Garden at Lakes Park buzzed and hopped with activity throughout the spring. Botanic Garden tours end for the season April saw the end of our monthly Botanic [...]

By |2019-08-13T10:11:47-04:00May 12th, 2019|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Volunteers|Comments Off on Tidbits from the Botanic Garden, April-May 2019

EVENT: Plant sale Wed. Jan. 30th, 2019

Plant sale in the propagation and potting area of the Fragrance Garden to be held Wednesday January 30th, 2019, 9:00 AM to Noon EVENT: Plant sale Wed. Jan. 30th, 2019 The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation will host a plant sale in the Lakes Park Botanic Garden, Wednesday January 30th, 2019 from 9:00 AM [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:07-04:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Fragrance Garden, Fundraising, Volunteers|Comments Off on EVENT: Plant sale Wed. Jan. 30th, 2019

Gartner Day of Caring energizes volunteers in Lakes Park’s Botanic Garden

Gartner Day of Caring energizes volunteers in Lakes Park's Botanic Garden On November 2nd, the United Way sent a team of volunteers from the Gartner Group to help Foundation volunteers in the Botanic Garden at Lakes Park. Dubbed a "Day of Caring", the United Way describes this service event as follows: "The United Way Day [...]

By |2019-02-20T01:40:08-04:00November 2nd, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Volunteers|Comments Off on Gartner Day of Caring energizes volunteers in Lakes Park’s Botanic Garden

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

Final harvest and plant sale at Lakes Park, April 24th 2018

Bill Johnson, Dorothea McLaughlin & Jim Dubyak work on the final harvest donation for the 2017-2018 season | Community Garden at Lakes Regional Park, Fort Myers, FL Final harvest and plant sale at Lakes Park, April 24th 2018 LAKES PARK COMMUNITY GARDEN Rock Star, Bill Johnson, reports: "We made our tenth and final donation [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:44-04:00April 24th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Community Garden, Fragrance Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Final harvest and plant sale at Lakes Park, April 24th 2018

Lakes Park Fragrance Garden fountain restored

The fountain at the Lakes Park Fragrance Garden, up and running again. Photo: Kathy Busick Lakes Park Fragrance Garden fountain restored The serenity of the Fragrance Garden at Lakes Park has been enhanced by the return of the fountain! It is located in the pond near the propagation sheds. Sr Parks & Rec [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:44-04:00April 19th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Fragrance Garden, Volunteers|Comments Off on Lakes Park Fragrance Garden fountain restored

StoryTime in the Garden, April 18th 2018

StoryTime in the Garden, April 18th 2018 StoryTime in the Children's Garden at Lakes Park is rapidly becoming the worst-kept secret in Lee County! One morning each month, families come to the garden for stories, activities, and crafts under the generous shade of big old trees. Sometimes we jump like a frog, or roar like [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:44-04:00April 18th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Children's Garden|Comments Off on StoryTime in the Garden, April 18th 2018

LDS Church volunteers in the gardens, April 14th 2018

LDS Church volunteers in the gardens, April 14th 2018 A team of volunteers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints came to help in the gardens at Lakes Park on April 14th. During the summer, we try to maintain the gardens to the standard the public has become accustomed to over the [...]

By |2018-09-26T00:48:44-04:00April 14th, 2018|Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Volunteers|Comments Off on LDS Church volunteers in the gardens, April 14th 2018

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