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Join us for Guided Nature Walks
November 14, 2014

Guided nature walks are provided by Conservation 20/20 volunteers and IFAS Master Gardeners on SATURDAYS during the winter season, between December-March. Parking is FREE and NO FEE or registration is required. Please remember to bring items you may need during the walk (i.e., water, hat, sunscreen, binoculars, camera, closed-toed shoes or boots, etc.). All walks meet in the parking lots and are scheduled from 9:00 am to 10:30 am. See the flyer for additional information.

1st Saturday-Prairie Pines: Dec 6, Jan 3, Feb 7, & Mar 7
2nd Saturday-Caloosahatchee Creeks (east): Dec 13, Jan 10, Feb 14, & Mar 14
3rd Saturday-Wild Turkey Strand: Dec 20, Jan 17, Feb 21 & Mar 21
4th Saturday-Pine Island Flatwoods: Dec 27, Jan 24, Feb 28 & Mar 28
5th Saturday-Powell Creek: Jan 31

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Conservation 20/20 Teen Volunteers Compete in State Envirothon
May 22, 2014

The Cape Coral High School Environmental Club competed in the state Envirothon held in Lamont May 11-12, 2014. These students and their leader, teacher Liz Kominar regularly volunteer at several of our Conservation 20/20 preserves helping GPS gopher tortoise burrows, remove exotics and trash removal projects. For more information about the challenge click on the "More Information" link below.

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Gruesome Twosome Challenge Features Pine Lake Preserve
March 11, 2014

The Gruesome Twosome Challenge is a 3 mile long course with dirty and muddy obstacles along the way. It is being set up by the Bonita Springs YMCA and a portion of the course includes trails within Pine Lake Preserve. For more information about the challenge click on the "More Information" link below.

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Parent Child Article About Smokehouse Bay Mangrove Plantings
February 14, 2014

Click on the "More Info" button below to see the PDF of an article in the Feb. 2014 edition of "Southwest Florida Parent & Child" magazine. This quick writeup and photo is about the red mangrove propagule planting project that a group of kids has been doing on our Smokehouse Bay Preserve in Bookelia.

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Harbor Happenings Article Written about Smokehouse Bay Preserve Mangrove Plantings
January 15, 2014

The winter 2014 edition of "Harbor Happenings," the newsletter written by the Charlotte Harbor National Estuaries Program, features an article written about a helpful group of Lee County 4-H members who have worked with Conservation 20/20 staff to plant mangrove propogules in a disturbed area of Smokehouse Bay Preserve. Click on the "More Information" link below to view the article.

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