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Save the Manatee® Club Launches Brand New Webcams at Silver Springs State Park

Save the Manatee Club has launched a brand-new set of underwater and above-water webcams at Silver Springs State Park in Ocala, FL.

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Spring Forth and Save the Manatees!

Spring forth and make a difference this season by adopting a manatee through Save the Manatee Club’s Adopt-A-Manatee® program.

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Temperatures drop in Central Florida, manatees seek refuge at Blue Spring State Park

As temperatures plummet in Central Florida this weekend, the number of manatees seeking refuge at Blue Spring State Park is expected to rise.

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All You Need is the Love of an Adopted Manatee from Save the Manatee Club

This Valentine’s Day, show your love for the special people in your life by symbolically adopting a real, living manatee for them from Save the Manatee Club.

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November is Manatee Awareness Month

November is Manatee Awareness Month, an annual opportunity to celebrate Florida’s state marine mammal and raise awareness of the ongoing threats to manatees and their aquatic habitat.

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Share A Moving Moment With A Manatee Adoption

Searching for the perfect gift that not only moves the heart but also contributes to a great cause? Look no further than an adoption from Save the Manatee Club.

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Manatees Move Toward Restored Endangered Species Safeguards

Responding to a petition, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that reclassifying manatees to endangered status may be warranted.

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Michigan’s 20th Annual Save the Manatee 5K Returns In Person This Year on October 7. Here’s What to Expect.

After a three-year virtual-only event, Michigan’s 20th Annual Save the Manatee 5K returns in person this year on October 7, 2023.

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Save the Manatee Club celebrates Labor Day and International Manatee Day by raising awareness locally and globally

Save the Manatee Club is encouraging people to help manatees at home and abroad as they celebrate Labor Day and International Manatee Day.

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Glitter-Filled Flotation Devices Are No Fun For The Environment

A trendy line of plastic flotation devices with glitter inside poses a threat to Florida’s waterways and the animals that inhabit them.