Call of the Wild

The Sarasota Sea Lion Preserve Opens to the Public in Myakka City

Marco Peters, who previously trained big cats for the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, is the man behind the for-profit preserve.

04/02/2019 By Dyllan Furness

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For Sale: Mini-Ranch in Myakka

Yes, you can live the country lifestyle in Sarasota--case in point: This mini-ranch on six acres out east.

09/15/2015 By Robert Plunket

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Vintage Sarasota: Step Inside the Tucker Treehouse

Step inside the Tucker treehouse, built in 1934 in Myakka.

06/30/2015 By Larry Kelleher

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Lands We Love: Myakka Ranches Showcase Idyllic Beauty

Their natural beauty is just one of the reasons to preserve three Myakka ranches.

06/01/2015 By Hannah Wallace

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Photo of the Week: The Myakka Maze

Let yourself get lost in the abstract wonder that is this photo of the flooded Canopy Walkway in Myakka State Park, taken by Henry Peters.

10/03/2013 By taylorm

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The Loneliest Lemur on Earth

On a dark and stormy night at Myakka City's Lemur Reserve, Adam Davies ponders existence, extinction--and hope.

09/02/2013 By Adam Davies Photography by Kim Longstreet

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My World: Myakka Airboat Captain Forrest Orebaugh

Myakka airboat captain Forrest Orebaugh on the Gator Gal, sandbars and vulture jokes.

05/01/2013 By Beau Denton