Categories Archives: Features

Enjoy Nature, History at Weedon Island Preserve.

Weedon Island Preserve is an expansive 3,190-acre natural area located along the northwest shore of Old Tampa Bay in Pinellas County. More than half of its land is located north of Gandy Boulevard.  This coastal system, comprised of aquatic and upland ec ...

Boyd Hill Nature Preserve.

A precious oasis in the midst of Florida’s most densely populated county where you will find 245 acres of preserved habitat, five miles of hiking trails and boardwalks, aviary with live birds of prey, 5 ecosystems, gators, tortoises, eagles, ospreys and ...

Party-Proof Your Liver.

I was chatting with a girlfriend the other day when the conversation turned to the approaching holiday season… particularly the plethora of parties and the partaking of copious amounts of holiday cheer. “Yep, I love the holidays”, she said, “b ...

Should I Put a Micro Chip In My Pet?.

I remember when my cat ran away. It was one of the most helpless feelings I’ve ever experienced. Bonnie was an indoor girl and had no experience with the harsh realities of the outdoor world, everything from coyotes to cold weather. She had never shown ...

CMA’s Dolphins Help People Heal.

Ever since a little boy named Levi, who had extreme Asperger syndrome, found a way to open communication in his life after spending time in the water with Winter, at Clearwater Marine Aquarium. CMA’s CEO David Yates has worked to get the word out that ...