Florida Native Plant Society Field Trip

November 26 Field Trip, Mangrove Chapter FNPS

The Mangrove Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society will host their November field trip at Lemon Bay Park 570 Bay Park Blvd. Englewood. We hope you can join us on Saturday, November 26 to learn about native plants and wildlife, along with some interesting facts about the area ecology.

Lemon Bay Park includes 210 acres that showcase pine flatwoods, freshwater marshes, and the mangrove-lined shores of Lemon Bay off the coast of the Gulf of Mexico. The park is located at
570 Bay Park Blvd in Englewood.

DIRECTIONS: From the junction of CR 776 and US 41 in Venice, drive south into Englewood. Turn right on Dearborn Street and drive west through old Englewood Village to Buchan’s Landing. Turn right at the stop sign. After 0.5 mile, make a left on Stuart Street. Drive 0.3 mile, turn right on Curtis Boulevard. Take the first left on Brengel Avenue, which leads into the park entrance. The trail guide will meet walkers at the entrance at 9 a.m.

For more information about the walk, contact Denny Girard at 941-474-1492 or email him at: dennyg29@msn.com.
You may also contact Al Squires at 941-769-3633 or email him at ahsquires@embarqmail.com.

The Florida Native Plant Society promotes the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.
More information about the Mangrove Chapter of FNPS can be located on their website:
http://www.mangrove.fnpschapters.org. Meetings, field trips and special events are free and all are welcome.

At: Lemon Bay Park

570 Bay Park Blvd
Englewood Florida

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