Tourism

Panel Focuses on Top Events for 2017

The Sarasota Tiger Bay Club is hosting a roundtable discussion about top local events in 2017.

12/14/2016 By staff

Science

Mote Enters Final Stage of Construction on Keys Research Facility

Mote Marine Laboratory recently entered the final stages of construction on its new coral research facility in the Florida Keys and remains on schedule to open the center in the spring.

12/13/2016 By staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Dec. 8-14

Full moon kayaking, holiday boat parade, Garrison Keillor at the Van Wezel and more.

12/08/2016 By Ilene Denton

Game Changer

Mote Raises $52 Million in 21 Months

Its biggest-ever fund raiser will greatly expand Mote Marine Laboratory.

11/30/2016 By Susan Burns

Research

Mote Scientist Awarded Grant to Study Harmful Algal Blooms

Harmful algal blooms include the toxin-producing algae Karenia brevis, which causes red tide.

11/16/2016 By staff

Arts Everywhere

InspireSarasota! Kicks Off Nov. 5

The festival takes place in downtown Sarasota's Five Points Park.

10/26/2016 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Oct. 20-26

A free Celebration of the Arts, Mote Circus by the Sea, Jazz Club’s Oktoberfest Pub Crawl and more.

10/20/2016 By Ilene Denton

Sponsored Content

Mote Awarded $500,000 NFWF Grant

The money will go toward monitoring fisheries in the Gulf.

10/18/2016 By staff

Boo!

Your Guide to Halloween In Sarasota 2016

From pumpkin festivals to ghost tours to underwater pumpkin carvings, here's a round-up of Halloween events in Sarasota.

10/18/2016 By Lana Allen

Food

Mote Scientist to Receive White House Honor

On Friday, Oct. 7, the White House will recognize Kevan Main, a senior scientist at Mote Marine Laboratory, as one of 12 “White House Champions of Change for Sustainable Seafood.”

10/06/2016 Research by staff

Appointments

Tervis President Joins Mote Board

Rogan Donelly recently joined Mote Marine Laboratory's Board of Trustees.

09/20/2016 Research by staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Sept. 1-7

Young Guns of Country; $6 Saturdays at Mote Aquarium; a Brews, Bands and Boots Festival at Snook Haven, and more.

09/01/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Aug. 18-24

Splash Bash at the Y, Mote’s Fins & Fun Family Festival, One Night Rodeo at the White Buffalo Saloon and more.

08/17/2016 By Ilene Denton

New hires

Mote Hires New Facility Rental Coordinator

New hire Allison Whitten says she hopes "to have vendors and other wedding and event planners recommend Mote to more of their clients."

08/16/2016 Research by staff

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Aug. 11-17

Jaws screening kicks off Shark Days at Mote, free back-to-school bash at Jungle Gardens, and more.

08/11/2016 By Ilene Denton

Education

Mote Inks New Partnership with University of Guam

Mote Marine Laboratory and the University of Guam Marine Laboratory last week signed a memorandum of understanding that will provide opportunities for teaching partnerships and more.

08/09/2016 Research by staff

Turtle Power

Local Sea Turtle Nests are Breaking Records

Just two months into nesting season, local nests have surpassed last year's total.

07/07/2016 By Hannah Wallace

Weekend Planner

Your Top 11 Things to Do: June 16-22

Louie Anderson at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre, Summer Circus Spectacular, Maks & Val of Dancing with the Stars and more.

06/16/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 11 Things to Do: June 2-8

Sarasota Music Festival opens, Mote’s World Oceans Day Family Festival, Savor Sarasota and lots, lots more.

06/02/2016 By Ilene Denton

Biz Daily

SK Rum Releases Label Benefiting Mote

New SK toasted coconut labels feature a manatee.

05/18/2016 By staff