The green circles on the map indicate
lands protected by the conservancy in both Charlotte and Sarasota
Counties.These properties which we have preserved are to enhance
existing public open spaces, or have been designated as wildlife
refuges open to the public.
by Lemon Bay Conservancy
1-Cedar Point Park B - 1.87 acre parcel that completed the 115 acre Charlotte County-owned park.
2-Buttonwood and Rookery Islands – James E.Cook Memorial Park 50 acres.
3-Mangrove Place - a one acre waterfront property on Lemon Bay in Grove City.
4-Harbour Heights Scrub Jay Preserve – 1 acre on the Peace River - a 2009 project is underway to increase our holdings for the imperiled Florida Scrub Jay.
5-Daniels Avenue Pocket Park – 1 acre of environmentally sensitive land.
While the Conservancy’s holdings are modest, we have helped others conserve more than 750 acres.
We continue to work with individuals, businesses, government agencies, and other environmental groups to create conservation corridors for the protection of our water supply, to deter storm surge, to provide critical habitat for wildlife, and to sustain the quality of life enjoyed by residents and visitors to our communities.
ownership facilitated through our nearly 40 year history
Bay Park - 159 acres in Englewood,
FL-owned by Sarasota County.
Point Park - 115 acres in Englewood,
FL-owned by Charlotte County
Trail at Blind Pass Park, Manasota Key,FL-owned by Sarasota County.
9-Buck Creek Preserve - 84 acres in Englewood, FL-owned by Charlotte County.
10-Shell Creek Preserve - 385 acres Washington Loop Road,Port Charlotte, FL-owned by Charlotte County.
To learn more about other projects in your area, check the following links:
•Harbour Heights Scrub Jay Preserve
• Tree Park Environmental Heritage Center
• Cape Haze Preserve
• Lemon Creek Preserve
• Grove City Heritage Village