News Releases

FLORIDA MANATEES GET SCROOGED FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Chamber of Commerce Pressures Delay of Manatee “Swim-With” Safeguards

NEW MANATEE SAFEGUARDS NEED TO BE STRENGTHENED

Inadequate Enforcement Unless Refuge Adopts Video Monitoring System

MANATEE HARASSMENT RAMPANT ON REFUGES

“Out-of-Hand” Disturbances, Enforcement Overwhelmed, Visitor Education Failing

NEW MANATEE PROTECTION LAWSUIT IN THE WORKS

End of “Swim-With” Programs, Plus Expansion of Habitat and Sanctuaries Sought

RECORD MANATEE DEATHS IN 2013 ON SURGING RED TIDES

Fatalities More than Double; Red Tide Deaths Equal Combined 8 Year-Total

MANATEE SAFEGUARD LIMITS UNDERMINE EFFECTIVENESS

Pending Kings Bay Manatee Refuge Long Overdue But May Be Too Little Too Late

MAKE EMERGENCY MANATEE MEASURES STRONGER AND PERMANENT

115 Manatee Deaths So Far in 2011; Emergency Safeguards Lapse in Mid-March

FEDS ANNOUNCE EMERGENCY RULE TO PROTECT MANATEES

Expanded Manatee Refuge and Winter Limits on Boating, Swimming and Fishing

NEW LAWSUIT LOOMS FOR MANATEE PROTECTION

Record Mortality Cited in Legal Notice Seeking Sanctuary Designation

MANATEES’ FRAGILE FATE MIRRORS NATIONAL WILDLIFE PERIL

Senate Confirmation Hearing Today for Fish & Wildlife Service Director