Tourism

Mote Announces Plans for New $130 Million Aquarium

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium plans to build a new $130 million aquarium on 5 acres of land at Nathan Benderson Park.

02/08/2018 By Staff

Environment

Forum Focuses on Phillippi Creek Fish Population and Stormwater Management

The next Sarasota Bay Fisheries Forum takes place 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14.

12/07/2017 By staff

Environment

Mote Florida Keys Facility Earns LEED Gold Certification

The building features increased energy efficiency, a rooftop solar array, captured rainwater, native landscaping, recycled materials and more.

12/04/2017 By staff

Science

Mote Librarian Elected to Library Consortium Board

Mote Marine Laboratory’s Kay Garsnett recently joined the board of the Tampa Bay Library Consortium.

12/01/2017 By staff

Food

Mote Launches New Aquaculture Research Project

Scientists at Mote Aquaculture Research Park recently launched a new study on how to farm almaco jack fish.

08/24/2017 By staff

Nonprofits

Mote Marine Board Picks New Leaders

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium’s Board of Trustees recently elected Robert Essner as chairman, James Ericson as vice-chairman and Nigel Mould as secretary.

08/16/2017 By staff

Education

Nonprofit Launches New Science, Arts and Technology Summer Camps

Manatee County's Take Stock in Children recently launched a new business entity to provide learning experiences for local youth.

05/11/2017 By staff

New hires

Mote Marine Picks New Foundation Relations Officer

Laura Shoemaker will work to advance Mote’s current and future philanthropic goals.

05/09/2017 By staff

New hires

Fern Researcher Joins Selby Gardens

Sally Chambers was most recently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Florida.

05/09/2017 By staff

Environment

New Council Created to Connect Local Climate Change Experts

The Science and Environment Council of Southwest Florida recently launched a new organization, the Climate Council of Sarasota-Manatee, to create a network of experts and practitioners working on climate change.

05/08/2017 By staff

Science

Plant Scientists Gather in Sarasota Next Week

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is hosting two rare plant conservation conferences next week.

03/30/2017 By staff

Medicine

Sarasota Hosting Ear, Nose and Throat Conference

The Minimally Invasive ENT/Open Forum 2017 medical education conference runs from Thursday, March 16, to Saturday, March 18, at Sarasota's Hyatt Regency.

03/15/2017 By staff

Science

Two New Research Fellows Join Mote Lab

Two new Mote Postdoctoral Research Fellows recently joined Mote Marine Laboratory.

03/15/2017 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

Education

New College, Selby Gardens Create Educational, Research Partnership

New College of Florida and Marie Selby Botanical Gardens recently launched a collaboration between their education and research departments with a focus on plant science, conservation and public outreach.

12/05/2016 By staff

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

Science

Mote Scientists Study Fish in Flood Control Canals

During April, Mote researchers are using seine nets to catch and release fish throughout the county’s largest canal system, which drains into Phillippi Creek.

04/15/2016 Research by staff

Article

Neil deGrasse Tyson Speaks to Sold-Out Sarasota Audiences

The celebrity scientist was the latest in Ringling College Library Association’s Town Hall lecture series.

03/24/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson Visits Sarasota for Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Lecture Series

The astrophysicist will visit Sarasota this month as part of the Ringling Town Hall Lecture Series.

03/01/2015 By Kay Kipling