Press Releases

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Summer Means It’s Time To Go “Fertilizer-Free For Manatees” To Protect Florida’s Waterways

Starting June 1 and running through September 30, this initiative aims to encourage Florida residents to take a pledge to be fertilizer-free, thereby reducing their contribution to nutrient pollution in the state’s waterways.

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Heading Out On The Water? Watch For Manatees.

As National Safe Boating Week approaches, Save the Manatee Club is urging boaters to respect and protect the defenseless manatees that inhabit the waterways.

Father's Day 2024

For The Dad By Your Side Through Every Tide

Looking for a perfect gift to show your appreciation this Father’s Day? Look no further than a manatee from Save the Manatee Club’s Adopt-A-Manatee® program.

Manatees are herbivores, feeding on both marine and freshwater aquatic vegetation such as seagrass and other submerged, floating, and emergent plants.

Seagrass Awareness Month Brings Critical Food Source for Manatees to Center Stage

March is Seagrass Awareness Month, and there has never been a more critical time to call for everyone to contribute to the health of these vital ecosystems.

Mothers Day 2024

Celebrate Moments, Celebrate Mom By Adopting A Manatee

With Mother’s Day around the corner, Save the Manatee Club offers a meaningful gift that celebrates every kind of mom and supports manatee conservation efforts.

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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.