July/August 2008
Call of the Wild



Cultivating Green Tourism By Beth Luberecki
Eco-friendly hotels and attractions help protect the planet and draw visitors to Southwest Florida.

Personality Plus By Glenn V. Ostle
From their wrinkled faces to their gentle natures, there's a lot to love about Florida manatees.

Close Encounters of the Aquatic Kind By Libby Boren McMillan
Dolphins, sea lions, and stingrays take center stage at Theater of the Sea in the Florida Keys.

10 Guest Editorial

12 Making Waves
Working with Man's Best Friend

18 Where's the Weimaraner

22 Habitats
Flamingo Gardens
By Ann Marie O'Phelan

26 Profile
By Ann Marie O'Phelan

30 The Arts
Wild about Art
By Chelle Koster Walton

34 Explorer
An Amphibious Adventure
By Beth Luberecki

38 Outdoors
Florida's Roadside Attractions
By Chelle Koster Walton

42 Getaways
Cayman Islands
By Roberta Sotonoff

62 Finds
Outfitting for the Great Outdoors
By Sarah McDaniel

64 To Your Health
Easing Stress with Office Pets
By Jamie B. Gates

68 Culturally
Notes About Your Community

70 Calendar
Where to Go & What to Do

78 Cuisine
Cone Heads and Sundae Divers
By Chelle Koster Walton

82 Epicurious
A Guide to Dining in SW Florida

102 The Scene

104 Island Journal / Snapshot