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FWC RESCUES MANATEE HIT BY BOAT NEAR SANFORD MARINA

From: WFTV9 ABC

“The injury comes as watchdog groups say Florida is on pace for another record year for manatee deaths in 2018. A total 166 manatees have died statewide through March…

COLD SNAP EXPECTED TO CONTRIBUTE TO SPIKE IN MANATEE DEATHS

From: WSBTV2

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility officials said the first two months of 2018 have been especially deadly for Florida manatees. ">Read…

SPIKE IN MANATEE DEATHS BLAMED ON COLD STRESS

From: CBS Fox 30

“Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility officials said the first two months of 2018 have been especially deadly for Florida manatees. ">Read…

ALGAE BLOOMS ALREADY CAUSING DAMAGE IN BAY AREA

From: Fox 13

“This year, 10 manatees have already died from red tied, according to the nonprofit government watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER).">

MANATEE DEATHS ON PACE TO SET ANOTHER RECORD | THUMB DOWN

From: TC Palm

“While advocates such as the nonprofit government watchdog group Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility worry the figures prove manatees need more protection,…


News Releases

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