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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

MANATEES’ FRAGILE FATE MIRRORS NATIONAL WILDLIFE PERIL

Senate Confirmation Hearing Today for Fish & Wildlife Service Director

MOVE TO END HARASSMENT OF FLORIDA MANATEES

Legal Filing to Outlaw Manatee “Swim-With” Dives by 100,000 Tourists Annually

LAWSUIT TO FORCE FLORIDA MANATEE OVERSIGHT RECORD RELEASE

Boating Speed Limits, Warning Signs and Swim-With Harassment at Issue

FLORIDA’S NEW MANATEE PLAN STILL FALLS FAR SHORT

Second Attempt to Justify Reduced Manatee Protections Has Gaping Holes

MANATEE PROTECTIONS TO BE CUT UNDER BUSH PLAN

Down-Listing Comes Despite Record Number of Manatee Fatalities in 2006