Annual Earth Day Celebrations

 Trash to Toys Contest Each year, Clearwater Marine Aquarium hosts a “Trash to Toys” competition to celebrate Earth Day and encourage recycling. 35 competing classrooms at Hillsborough and Pinellas County elementary schools designed environmental enrichment devices...

Meet the Rescued Tortoises at Reptilepalooza

Tortoises and turtles have become popular pets, but it is important to remember that many of these species are exotic wild animals that require special care and do not belong in local ecosystems where they are not natively found. Some of these tortoises can grow very...

A Summer Camp Adventure for Every Child

The Perfect Summer in Clearwater Every summer, Clearwater Marine Aquarium hosts summer camps for kids of all ages to get a glimpse of what it’s like to be a marine biologist! With beautiful sea foam green water, an abundance of wildlife and endless islands to explore,...

Six Ocean-Friendly Habits to Help Protect Marine Life

Clearwater Marine Aquarium recently hosted one of our coastal cleanups along Memorial Causeway. In only two hours, our team, along with 40 amazing volunteers, was able to collect 875 pounds of trash! While it is disheartening to see that this much trash is compiled on...

Top 10 Coolest Finds on the Sea Life Safari

Hop on Board the Sea Life Safari We may not have wild cheetah’s or lions in Florida but we do have amazingly diverse coastal ecosystems with an abundance of wildlife to see. Here at Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA), we allow you to step into the everyday lives of...

A Holiday Story from Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Enjoy this holiday poem highlighting our mission, our residents, and rescue stories. T’was the day of Winter’s Rescue, when right along the shore A crab trap was seen, moving and moving some more; A little dolphin was trapped, the rope wrapped ‘round her tail, CMA...

World Oceans Day Pledge

Make a Pledge to Keep Our Oceans Clean and Protect All Marine Life! Clearwater Marine Aquarium is asking you to pledge to protect and conserve oceans and marine life. Become an ambassador for environmental conservation and stand up for marine life. Small acts can make...

Earth Day Celebrations

Trash to Toys 2017 Recycling Contest for Earth Day In honor of Earth Day, Clearwater Marine Aquarium held its annual Trash to Toys recycling contest. Every year, we challenge classrooms at local elementary schools to create enrichment toys for our rescued dolphins...