Climate

Free Hurricane Preparedness Workshop Offered

Engineers, insurance industry representatives, emergency management officials, property managers and more will discuss the topic on Thursday, May 17.

05/08/2018 By Staff

Energy

Florida Power & Light Manager to Discuss Lessons Learned From Hurricane Irma

Rae Dowling will outline what FPL learned during and after the hurricane at a Florida Public Relations Association luncheon.

05/03/2018 By Staff

Energy

New Girls Inc. Solar Initiative Launches

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation on Monday celebrated the launch of its new solar energy initiative at Girls Inc.

05/02/2018 By Staff

Environment

Bay Seagrass Survey Takes Place May 5

Registered volunteers will take to the waters in and around Sarasota Bay to count and identify seagrass species.

04/26/2018 By Staff

Environment

Climate Change Activist to Speak in Sarasota Friday

Ecologist, author and advocate Heather Lyn Mann will lead a workshop sponsored by the Buddhist Climate Action Network.

04/20/2018 By Staff

Environment

College Awarded Grant to Restore Sarasota Bay Mangrove Habitat

The Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded a $294,198 grant to scientists at New College of Florida.

04/18/2018 By Staff

Science

Environmental Summit Takes Place April 25-27

The keynote speaker will be environmental historian and author Jack Davis.

04/09/2018 By Staff

Data

Researchers Predict Above-Average Hurricane Activity

Researchers at Colorado State University estimate the Atlantic region will see a total of 14 named storms this year, including seven hurricanes.

04/06/2018 By Staff

Tourism

'Cycleboat' to Begin Offering Siesta Key Tours

Sarasota's Sip-n-Cycle Cruises recently began offering tours departing from Siesta Key.

04/04/2018 By Staff

New hires

Food and Agricultural Sciences Office Names New Director

Sarasota County's University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension and Sustainability office recently hired Lee Hayes Byron.

04/04/2018 By Staff

Environment

Reptile Expert to Speak at Sierra Club Meeting

Field biologist and environmental educator George Heinrich will speak at the next meeting of the Manatee-Sarasota chapter of the Sierra Club.

03/05/2018 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

Science

Mote Marine Hires Two Researchers for Keys Facility

Mote Marine Laboratory recently hired postdoctoral research fellow Heather Page and staff biologist Abigail Clark.

02/20/2018 By Staff

Parks

New Educational Facility at Robinson Preserve Opens

Manatee County last week opened its new Mosaic NEST (Nature, Exploration, Science and Technology) facility at Robinson Preserve.

02/19/2018 By Staff

Environment

Nature Center Reopening After Months of Hurricane Cleanup

Crowley Museum & Nature Center is reopening to the public on Saturday, Feb. 17.

02/13/2018 By Staff

Climate change

Panel Discussion Focuses on Adaptation to Increased Flooding

The Center for Architecture Sarasota is offering a presentation titled "Wicked Water" that covers flooding adaptation strategies in coastal Florida.

02/08/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Report Finds Camping Industry on the Rise

A new report on millennials' travel habits finds that "after years of decline, the camping industry is growing."

01/19/2018 By staff

Energy

City Adds Three New Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The City of Sarasota recently installed three new electric vehicle charging ports and updated seven existing ports in parking garages and lots.

01/19/2018 By staff

New hires

Babcock Ranch Developer Picks New Marketing and Sales Exec

Kitson & Partners recently hired Laura Johnston Keller.

01/19/2018 By staff