Mote Marine Laboratory is pleased to announce that Robert Rogers — a skilled professional in volunteer management who is committed to environmental conservation — has been selected as Mote’s Director of Volunteer Resources.
Anglers interested in the future of fishing in Sarasota Bay should attend a 6 to 8:30 p.m. Nov. 20 forum hosted by Mote and the University of Florida, with support from Florida Sea Grant. RSVP required by Nov. 17.
Mote Aquaculture Park — Mote’s sustainable fish farming facility in eastern Sarasota County — launched a pioneering project this fall to advance marine aquaponics: farming seafood while using the wastewater to fertilize salt-loving crops.
Electric vehicles and other eco-friendly technologies showed their power Saturday, Sept. 20, during “Electrify the Island”: the Sarasota-based festival for the nationwide celebration National Drive Electric Week.
A video from Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium and its marketing firm, Paradise Advertising & Marketing, won a Henry Award — first prize for its category in the Flagler Awards for tourism marketing — on Monday during VISIT FLORIDA’s 47th Annual Governor’s Conference on Tourism.