VIP winners of the 11th annual Scarecrows in the Park competition announced Fort Myers, FL, October 25, 2020 – The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation and Lee County Parks & Recreation are pleased to announce the VIP winners of the … [Read more...] about VIP Winners: Who’s Your American Hero?
Scarecrows in the Park: American Heroes Edition! October 24th - 31st VISIT the Scarecrows exhibit in the Lakes Park Children's Garden VOTE online! LIKE 👍🏻 or LOVE ❤️ your favorite American Hero Scarecrow on social … [Read more...] about Who’s Your American Hero?
by Kathy Busick Tropical Storm Sally cleanup There may be a hint of cooler weather in the air (Florida’s idea of cooler weather), but most work days are still hot and humid. The rains and winds from TS Sally hit the trees in the area the … [Read more...] about News from the Botanic Garden, September 2020
Lee County’s Lakes Regional Park Farmers Market to return this month Fort Myers, FL, Oct. 2, 2020 - The weekly Farmers Market at Lee County’s Lakes Regional Park, 7300 Gladiolus Drive, Fort Myers, will open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Wednesday … [Read more...] about Lee County’s Lakes Regional Park Farmers Market Returns!
We place our brick and bench engraving orders monthly with Trophy Case. When the engravings are ready, Parks & Recreation hops in the truck and picks them up for installation at the park. DEDICATE A BRICK - What an excellent gift! … [Read more...] about Brick and Bench Dedications September 2020
Coexisting with Alligators by Richard Bauer Land Stewardship Coordinator Conservation 20/20 Lee County Parks and Recreation Department Lakes Park is one of the best places in Lee County to observe a variety of animals in their … [Read more...] about Coexisting With Alligators
Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation Elects Board Members Fort Myers, FL (Sept. 24, 2020) - The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation recently re-elected its Executive Committee and added a new Director. Sarah Selfridge, Robin Baum, Kathy Busick, … [Read more...] about Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation Elects Board Members
Registration now open for “Scarecrows in the Park: American Heroes Edition” Fort Myers, FL, Sept. 4, 2020 - The Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation invites the Southwest Florida community to participate in its 11th annual “Scarecrows in the Park” … [Read more...] about Scarecrows in the Park: American Heroes Edition
NEWS from the BOTANIC GARDEN at Lakes Park August, 2020 BED REBUILDING PROJECT in the Community Garden Each year for the past several years, we've selected 8-10 raised beds in the Community Garden for replacement. The harsh, … [Read more...] about NEWS from the BOTANIC GARDEN August, 2020
Bricks and Benches for August 2020 Rose Garden Dedications Many thanks to Meghan Finley and Valerie Scalise Children's Garden Dedications Many thanks to Robin Baum Many thanks to Robin McClatchey Thomas LEARN MORE … [Read more...] about Brick and Bench dedications for August 2020
Wildlife and Birding in Lakes Park, August 2020 LEAST BITTERN 07/25/2020 - JANET KIRK writes: "You will never know how much effort went into getting this Least Bittern this morning! Ha, ha! ". Read on for more from Janet on this elusive bird in … [Read more...] about Wildlife and Birding in Lakes Park, August 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 … [Read more...] about Kid Stuff – Summer in Lakes Park, July 2020