Friends of Lovers Key State Park

Together, we protect, preserve and support Lovers Key State Park


In the Spotlight

Songwriters at Sunset concert series continues its success at Lovers Key

Our Songwriters at Sunset concert series continues for two more months. The schedule includes Thursday, February 18, from 4:15pm to 6:15pm and  Tuesday, March 15, from  4:30pm to 6:30pm. The February show will feature two husband and wife dynamic duos, Bruce and Cecile Gallant and Peg and Emery Williams. Read more.

  • The January 26 Songwriters at Sunset Concert drew over 200 listeners.
    Photo by Brent Jesperson

  • The gazebo was overflowing with music and audience.
    Photo by Brent Jesperson

  • It was a beautiful day at the beach for a concert.
    Photo by Brent Jesperson

  • Musicians Bob Williams, Boyd Baker and Bob Covington wowed the crowd.
    Photo by Brent Jesperson

  • Love – and great music – was all around at Lovers Key.
    Photo by Brent Jesperson

The Friends of Lovers Key Love'n to Cook Cookbooks are here.

Just in time for holiday gifting and parties!

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The Friends of Lovers Key Love'n to Cook Cookbook is now available for purchase. Packed with delicious and inventive recipes from our members, this is a cookbook that's sure to inspire compliments. Only $15 for 200 pages of recipes. Call Flo at 630-542-2435 or Judy at 708-359-0466. All proceeds benefit the programs of FOLKS.

In the Spotlight: Why the Piping Plover is in Danger

By Susan Suarez, FOLKS correspondent to Spotlight News

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Read all about the charm of the Piping Plovers, when you can see them on Lovers Key, and how developmental pressures are impacting their numbers. Fortunately, we can offer them safe haven on the Lovers Key State Park beaches for their wintering grounds.

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Turtle Tracks Newsletter Archives

Winter 2015 Newsletter
Calling Volunteers, Volunteer Spotlight on Jack Delancy, Manatees, Upcoming Events

Fall 2015 Newsletter
Images of Nature Photo Week, Volunteer Spotlight, Creature Feature, Upcoming Events

Summer 2015 Newsletter
Meet Chip, the Gopher tortoise, Photo Contest, Osprey, Recent Events, Volunteer Spotlight

Spring 2015 Newsletter
Gopher tortoises, Volunteer Spotlight, Vow Renewal Photos, Upcoming Events

Winter 2014 Newsletter
Record-breaking Visitors,  Members Mingle, Leave a Legacy

Summer 2014 Newsletter
New Junior Ranger Program, Cookbook Fundraiser, Question Corner

Spring 2014 Newsletter
 9th Annual Turtle Trot, American Pickers – Lovers Key Version