Clearwater Marine Aquarium “Making Waves” Speaker Series March 2015

Free educational seminar on Thursday, March 19 Topic:  How marine plants adapt and survive in challenging salt water   Clearwater Marine Aquarium continues its free Making Waves speaker series March 19 with Jennifer Hyder, Ph.D candidate in Biology at the University of South Florida. Hyder will discuss her research in the Tampa Bay area in relation to marine plant life, which plays a substantial role in the foundation of the entire marine ecosystem.  She’ll also address the differences between marine plants and household plants and the unique adaptations they possess…

Shorecrest Preparatory School and Clearwater Marine Aquarium Announce Educational Partnership

Shorecrest Preparatory School and Clearwater Marine Aquarium Announce Educational Partnership Partnership to Launch with Community-Wide Event Shorecrest Preparatory School and Clearwater Marine Aquarium announce an educational partnership that aligns Shorecrest’s community- minded, experiential approach to education with CMA’s leadership in the rescue, rehab and release of marine animals. According to Shorecrest Headmaster Mike Murphy, “Our partnership with CMA allows students of all ages to engage with experts who can provide real-life experiences and opportunities to participate in meaningful projects. Together we’re able to expand the reach of our campus and curriculum…

Clearwater Marine Aquarium Offers Spring Break Camp

Clearwater Marine Aquarium Offers Educational and Inspirational Spring Break Camp   Clearwater Marine Aquarium is offering a “Spring Into Science Camp” for children in Kindergarten through 8th grade from March 30 – April 3.  This Spring Break camp takes place from 8.30am – 4.00pm each day.  This unique camp features Clearwater Marine Aquarium educators that will present engaging science curriculum with hands-on experiences. Campers will be immersed in science exploration and experimentation which will excite and inspire as we study Clearwater Bay. Campers will board a Clearwater Marine Aquarium vessel…

Clearwater Marine Aquarium “Making Waves” Speaker Series February 2015

Clearwater Marine Aquarium “Making Waves” Speaker Series Free educational seminar on Thursday, February 19 Topic:  Monitoring and protecting shorebirds   Clearwater Marine Aquarium continues its free Making Waves speaker series February 19 with Dan Larremore, Environmental Specialist for Honeymoon Island State Park. Dan will be discussing the importance of monitoring and protecting shorebirds on the Gulf Coast and the environmental responsibility we have for these animals. These rare shorebirds, including the American oystercatcher and the snowy plover can be seen nesting on our Tampa Bay beaches. This free speaker series is…

Adopt Winter The Dolphin For Valentine’s Day

Looking for a unique way to say “I love you” for Valentine’s Day? How about the gift of adoption? Kids of ALL AGES love Winter the Dolphin, star of Dolphin Tale 1 & 2. By adopting Winter, your gift helps provide care at Clearwater Marine Aquarium for an entire year! Visit the “Adopt an Animal” page to learn more about adopting Winter and/or her pals at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. Your gift recipient will receive a certificate, monthly updates, photos and more! Make sure to check out the online store for additional Valentine’s…

Clearwater Marine Aquarium Hosts Winter on the Beach

Clearwater Marine Aquarium will host the third annual Winter on the Beach event February 20 at 6.30pm at the Sandpearl Resort.  Winter on the Beach is the annual fundraising gala for the marine rescue center, a nonprofit facility dedicated to rescue, rehab and release. Guests will be treated to a night that includes exquisite food, drink, dancing and entertainment.  The Sandpearl Resort, presenting sponsor of the event, will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland.  Entertainment will be provided by the Black Honkeys. Net proceeds of the event benefit Clearwater Marine…

Winter Dolphin Six-Foot Scultpure Goes To Washington

“WINTER GOES TO WASHINGTON”- WARMLY WELCOMED BY CONGRESSMAN DAVID JOLLY The Clearwater Regional Chamber along with the City of Clearwater and Clearwater Marine Aquarium have delivered a six-foot tall bottlenose dolphin sculpture named “Winter Goes to Washington” to Congressman David Jolly’s office on Capitol Hill. For those of you who have tried to follow the Dolphin Trail, www.VisitClearwaterFlorida.com/DolphinTrail, it will now take a bit longer. Dolphins are located in ten counties within Florida and this is the first one to leave the state, unveiled in Washington, DC today. “This is…

Clearwater Marine Aquarium To Host 40+ Children That Suffer From Limb Loss

Clearwater Marine Aquarium will host approximately 40+ children that suffer from limb loss on Friday, January 16, 2015 The children attend Camp No Limits, which offers a unique camping experience with programs surrounding support sessions, self esteem and confidence building. The kids are going to camp in Florida and their first stop is to visit Winter, the dolphin that lost her tail and now wears a prosthetic tail (from the Dolphin Tale movies).  The story is an inspiration to people around the world, especially to the many children who understand…