Mote Marine Laboratory recently received a generous grant of $7,500 from Wells Fargo for rescue and rehabilitation of endangered sea turtles. This is the company’s third grant for Mote’s care of these federally protected marine reptiles.
Sea turtles have finished nesting on beaches from Longboat Key through Venice, which hosted a near-record number of nests, according to Mote Marine Laboratory’s Sea Turtle Conservation and Research Program.
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.