Wild Things

11 Wild Animals You'll Find in Southwest Florida

From bobcats to otters, here's a sampling of the wildlife you might run into in Southwest Florida.

04/05/2016 By Sarasota Magazine

Family Matters

How To: Camp With Kids

Don’t forget to pack the kids.

04/05/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Cozy Campers

Vintage Campers Make a Comeback

Walter Sayers restores old trailers with Second Chance Camper Restoration.

04/04/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Into the Wild

Five Overnight Adventures for Campers Old and New

Whether you're a seasoned pro or it's your first time out, our region offers camping experiences for everyone.

04/04/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Put Your Oar In

Five Local Aquatic Adventures for Kayakers, Canoers and Paddleboarders

From lazy canoe rides to after-dark paddleboard excursions, there's something for everyone.

04/04/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

A Stubborn Man

NCF Alum Rob Bilott Battles a Chemical Polluter

A New College alum wages an 18-year battle against a chemical polluter.

04/01/2016 By Susan Burns

941CEO Daily

This Week's Good Deeds

Rum sales for sea turtles, Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation grants, a Suncoast Waterkeeper fundraiser and more.

03/10/2016 Research by staff

Smooth Sailing

A Kayak Trip with the American Littoral Society

The American Littoral Society provides a unique and relaxing way to explore Sarasota.

03/03/2016 By Jenna Greenfield

941CEO DAILY

Group Sues Sarasota County to Quash Proposed Whole Foods

The complaint filed by ManaSota-88 argues that the new store will adversely affect 4.49 acres of forested wetlands at the site.

03/01/2016 Research by staff

Only in Sarasota

View from the Ringling Bridge

Illustrator John Pirman takes in the panoramic views from the top of the Ringling Bridge.

03/01/2016 Illustrations by John Pirman

Gentle Giants

Florida Manatee Population Reaches Record Highs

One of the first species listed as endangered on the 1972 Endangered Species Act, the Florida manatee population now numbers more than 6,300.

03/01/2016 By Hannah Wallace

From the Editor

Weathering a Rare Sarasota Tornado

In El Nino years, tornadoes are especially likely to occur in Florida. Pam Daniel remembers the ones that came ashore in January.

03/01/2016 By Pam Daniel

941CEO DAILY

Organic Produce Delivery Service Adds Meat, Eggs

White Picket Produce will begin adding organic chicken, local grass-fed beef, bison, bacon and cage-free eggs to its delivery options.

02/29/2016 Research by staff

Gardening for Good

Sarasota Garden Project Connects Veterans to Local Food

Veterans band together to experience the 'therapy' of growing their own food.

02/29/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

941CEO DAILY

Keep Sarasota County Beautiful Receives National Award

The award recognizes certified affiliates of Keep America Beautiful for creating clean, green and beautiful communities.

02/23/2016 Research by staff

941CEO DAILY

Mascot Race Promotes Mote Run for the Turtles

Run for the Turtles takes place April 2. The 5K, 1-mile run is Mote’s longest-standing fundraiser.

02/23/2016 Research by staff

Authentic Florida

Ocala is an Adventurer's Paradise

Ocala, once considered a dusty Central Florida cow town, is an adventurer’s paradise with rolling hills, horse farms, a national forest and one of Florida’s oldest tourist attractions, Silver Springs State Park.

02/10/2016 By Robin Draper

Talking Points

How to Sound Smart About: Making Florida's State Parks Free

The Florida Legislature is considering waiving entrance fees at state parks for an entire year, starting July 1.

02/01/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

My New Hometown

New College’s Emily Saarinen is Saving Florida Butterflies

The NCF professor continues her research into using genetics to save certain Florida butterfly species from extinction.

01/18/2016 By Ilene Denton Photography by Jennifer Soos

Plant Love

Selby Gardens 40th Anniversary Orchid Show Kicks Off February 14

Nearly 2,000 orchids will be on display.

01/18/2016 By Ilene Denton