Yes, it does take money to perform our work. In addition to the many individual donors who support our work, we have a number of corporate partners that have joined hands. Without their support, much of our work would not be possible.
Please support them as they support us.
was our first major corporate partner, providing support for our sea turtle rescue, rehabilitation, and release work, including the refurbishment of one of our primary sea turtle exhibits. CMA supports energy conservation, one of Duke Energy's primary goals. We thank Mark Wimberly, Melissa Seixas, and Deborah Shipley for their continued support.
Hanger Prosthetics, Inc.
has been a true partner with CMA,donating an extensive amount of time, equipment, and research to the development of Winter's prosthetic tail. As a global leader in human prosthetics, Kevin Carroll, Dan Strzempka and many others from Hanger have developed one of the most creative prosthetic research projects ever initiated. Many new things have been discovered from this project, including exciting new technology that has assisted human amputees. Hanger has committed to a long-term partnership with CMA, as the technology of the tail continues to be improved.
Bright House Networks
In 2007, Bright House Networks awarded CMA with a substantial airtime grant, allowing CMA to drive exposure of our work to residents of Pinellas County. In early 2008, Bright House Networks announced that it was increasing its support of CMA, by awarding us a $100,000 airtime grant! We thank Brian Aungst and the rest of our friends at Bright House Networks for their continued and generous support of our work.
The Best Neighborhood Dive Shop on Florida's Gulf Coast. Ocean Sports Scuba Center in Dunedin, FL is a friendly neighborhood dive shop serving the central Gulf coast of Florida, in close proximity to Tampa and Clearwater Beach.
University of Florida - Aquatic Animal Health
The Aquatic Animal Health program at the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine provides sustainable state of the art training in the care and medicine of marine animals. . This includes veterinary and public education, as well as clinical, diagnostic and research support for both wild aquatic animals and those under the care of man. We work in a close partnership with Clearwater Marine Aquarium to provide health care for all the collections specimens as well as ill and injured wild dolphins, sea turtles and otters. This has resulted in a unique synergy between medicine and husbandry for these amazing species. Clearwater's involvement in wild life rescue and support mirrors the One Land, One Water , One Health approach of the AAH program emphasizing that natural inter-dependent relationships' that exist between humans, wild life and the environments we both share. To find out more information about the Aquatic Animal Health Programs www.aquaticanimalhealth.org