Nature Watch

A Glimpse Into a Lido Beach Eagle Nest

A Sarasota resident observed and photographed a family of eagles over the course of the past month.

05/20/2019 By Olivia Letts

Scrub Jay Blues

Saving Florida’s Friendliest Native Bird Matters

At Oscar Scherer State Park, home to Sarasota County’s largest scrub jay population, the numbers have dropped from 160 birds to less than 20.

12/26/2018 By Dyllan Furness

Tickled Pink

Everything You Need to Know About Flamingos

Does anything say “Florida” more than the flamingo?

12/03/2018 By Ilene Denton

Feathered Friends

10 Types of Birds You'll See in Sarasota

Our region is a bird lover's paradise.

08/29/2018 By Kay Kipling

Events

Creative Conference Returns for Fifth Year in December

PINC (People, Ideas, Nature, Creativity) will return for its fifth year from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6.

07/19/2018 By Staff

Environment

National Audubon President to Speak in Sarasota

David Yarnold will discuss sea level rise, climate change and the Audubon Society's role in Florida.

03/01/2018 By Staff

Environment

Nature Center Earns 'Zero Net Energy' Certification

The design for the Sarasota Audubon Society Nature Center was recently recognized by the New Buildings Institute.

02/21/2018 By Staff

Frosty the Showman

Frosty, an 82-Year-Old Bird, Keeps Wowing the Crowds at Jungle Gardens

The sulfur-crested cockatoo is a local celebrity.

12/27/2017 By John Hardy

Insider's Guide 2017

Meet the Threatened Florida Scrub Jay

The population has declined 90 percent since the turn of the last century.

11/29/2017 By Rick Morgan

Privacy, Please!

Love Is in the Air for the Birds

Now is peak mating/nesting time for many species of local birds.

04/13/2017 By Susan Burns

Siesta Sanctuary

Siesta Key Beach is Home to One of the Most Consequential Conservation Areas in Sarasota County

A sliver of beach is a lifeline for the imperiled snowy plover.

03/29/2017 By David Hackett

Authentic Florida

Two Authentic Florida Festivals Celebrate Kumquats and Birds

These two festivals, both this month, highlight the best of Florida with a "down home" vibe.

01/09/2017 By Robin Draper

Tweet, Tweet

This is the Best Spot for Bird-Watching in Sarasota

The Celery Fields are a hub for bird life.

11/30/2016 By David Hackett

Events

Civic Group Celebrates 55th Anniversary Nov. 10

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is celebrating its 55th anniversary at the Michael's on East Wine Cellar.

11/04/2016 Research by staff

Instasarasota

Our Favorite Photos on Instagram This Week - 10/4/16

Stormy skies, lavish sunsets and serene beaches--here's what we loved on Instagram this week.

10/04/2016 By Lana Allen

Instasarasota

Our Favorite Photos on Instagram This Week - 9/7/16

Stormy nights, beaches, birds -- here's what we loved on Instagram this week.

09/07/2016 By Lana Allen

Heat Index

Yes, Those Longboat Key Peacocks are Beautiful—Until You Have to Live With Them

Locals see peacocks as more pest than petting zoo.

06/22/2016 By Tony D’Souza

Stamp of Approval

Ringling Grad Creates Coastal Bird Stamps for U.S. Postal Service

Ringling graphic design alum Tyler Lang was tapped to create a series of postcard stamps for USPS.

03/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

Our 8 Favorite Sarasota Photographs on Instagram This Week

This week: peacocks on Longboat Key, a fiery Siesta Key sunset, Mable Ringling's roses and more.

01/07/2016 By Sarasota Magazine

Article

Our 8 Favorite Sarasota Photos on Instagram This Week - 12/31/15

Here are our 8 favorite Sarasota photos on Instagram this week, including golden sunsets, pink flamingos and blue skies on the beach.

12/31/2015 By Sarasota Magazine