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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 [...]

By | August 21st, 2018|Categories: Bird Patrol, 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 [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

By | August 16th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

By | August 15th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

By | August 15th, 2018|Categories: 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 [...]

By | August 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Scarecrows in the Park|Comments Off on Ninth annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest Oct. 12-28

Children’s Garden bricks pave the park, July 19th, 2018

Has your brick arrived yet? HELP US PAVE THE PARK! Children's Garden bricks installed on July 19th, 2018  Helping to Pave The Park! These bricks were installed just this morning in the Children's [...]

By | July 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Bricks, Children's Garden|Comments Off on Children’s Garden bricks pave the park, July 19th, 2018

Bricks Installed at Lakes Park for June 2018

Paving the Park, One Brick At A Time Bricks Installed at Lakes Park, June 2018 Here are photos of the bricks installed at Lakes Park circa June 21st, 2018.  For each of the [...]

By | July 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Bricks, Children's Garden, Rose Garden, Train Museum|Comments Off on Bricks Installed at Lakes Park for June 2018

Troop 292 Completes Little Free Library Project

Members of Troop 292 with their latest creation, a Little Free Library they built for the Children's Garden at Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers, FL Girl Scout Troop 292 Completes Little Free [...]

By | June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Children's Garden|Comments Off on Troop 292 Completes Little Free Library Project

StoryTime on summer hiatus

Scott Smith, one of the "Zaniacs" from Happy Dolphin Books, plays with kids in the Children's Garden during StoryTime StoryTime In The Children's Garden on Summer Hiatus Sue Moore sent the following report about [...]

By | June 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Children's Garden|Comments Off on StoryTime on summer hiatus

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 [...]

By | June 19th, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Events, Lee County Bird Patrol|Comments Off on Lakes Park Bird Patrol Tour, July 7th

Scarecrows in the Park 2018 is coming!

Scarecrows in the Park is coming! It's going to be SPOOKTACULAR... Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation to host ninth annual “Scarecrows in the Park” contest Oct. 12-28 Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation invites the Southwest Florida community to participate [...]

By | May 31st, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Events|Comments Off on Scarecrows in the Park 2018 is coming!

New trees planted in June 2018

Professor Wes Higgins and our new gumbo limbo tree in the Children's Garden New trees planted at Lakes Regional Park - June 2018 No matter how long it takes to replace the 300+ trees [...]

By | May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Children's Garden, Trees|Comments Off on New trees planted in June 2018

Bricks installed, Lakes Park, May 9th, 2018

Bricks installed, Lakes Park, May 9th, 2018 Here are the bricks installed at the Train Museum this month. Click the photos to make them bigger. PLEASE NOTE: It can now take up to 8 weeks [...]

By | May 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Bricks, Train Museum|Comments Off on Bricks installed, Lakes Park, May 9th, 2018

Bricks Installed, Lakes Park, May 7th, 2018

Bricks Installed May 7th at Lakes Park, Fort Myers Bricks Installed May 7th, 2018 A batch of bricks were installed at the Children's Garden and the Rose Garden in Lakes Park on on May 7th, [...]

By | May 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Bricks, Children's Garden, Rose Garden|Comments Off on Bricks Installed, Lakes Park, May 7th, 2018

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 [...]

By | April 24th, 2018|Categories: 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 | April 19th, 2018|Categories: 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, [...]

By | April 18th, 2018|Categories: 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. [...]

By | April 14th, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Botanic Gardens, Volunteers|Comments Off on LDS Church volunteers in the gardens, April 14th 2018

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, [...]

By | April 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog Post, Lee County Bird Patrol|Comments Off on Bird Patrol sightings in Lakes Park, April 7th 2018
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