During this year of record Florida tourism, Mote Marine Laboratory scientists are announcing exciting upgrades to their real-time beach monitoring tool — giving visitors and residents improved resources to plan a safe and fun day at the beach.
Florida's Gulf Coast is a hotspot for nesting sea turtles, but how much do you know about our flippered friends? You can learn the tale behind the turtle tracks and scout local beaches for nests by joining Mote Marine Laboratory's free, educational Turtle Walks on Saturdays in June and July.
The Sarasota Sportfishing Anglers Club recently presented its Don Roehr Memorial Conservation Award to Mote Marine Laboratory senior scientist Dr. Robert Hueter — the first scientist to receive the award in its quarter-century history.
Mote Marine Laboratory and Jacksonville University (JU) have forged a new education-focused partnership to benefit students, faculty and researchers while strengthening the foundations of Florida-based marine science.