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The Dolphin Pointe community of Dunedin, Florida, wanted to raise awareness of the visiting manatees, so they took advantage of the free aluminum public awareness waterway signs available through Save the Manatee Club.

Communities In Florida Are Helping Manatees: You Can Too

Florida is gearing up for a long, busy summer. Save the Manatee Club urges resident boaters and visitors to be vigilant on the waterways and keep manatees safe.

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Celebrate Memorial Day The Manatee Safe Way!

Human-related manatee injuries and deaths are a concern year-round for the manatee population in Florida, with increased risk on busy boating holidays.

Get a FREE Club T-shirt when you Adopt-A-Manatee at $35 or more.

Say Hello To A BIG Father’s Day Gift When You Adopt-A-Manatee®!

For Father’s Day this year, you can Adopt-A-Manatee from Save the Manatee Club, an award-winning non-profit organization founded in 1981.

They’re off! Runners at the 2018 Save the Manatee 5K race in Michigan.

Florida to Michigan: Two Towns and One Curious Creature

Every year, a half-hour north of Detroit, more than 1,000 people show up to support a creature that most of them have never seen in person.

Feds Urged to Speed Up Fix of Lake Okeechobee Toxic Discharges

U.S. Army Corps Plans to Extend Discharges Through 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—April 22, 2019Contact: Jaclyn Lopez, (727) 490-9190, ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Five conservation groups urged the U.S. Army Corps of…

A handcrafted ornament with a manatee mother and calf is available free when you adopt at $35 or more.

New Addition to the Family: Adopt-A-Manatee® for Mom

Easier to care for than a newborn, less dishes than breakfast in bed, and more hypoallergenic than kittens: adopt a real manatee this Mother’s Day!

A photo from the Cooper Family’s visit to the Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park where their manatee “Electra” is a year-round resident.

34 Adoptable Manatees, 1 Great Cause

For a heartfelt and educational gift that’s perfect for any occasion, Adopt-A-Manatee® this spring from Save the Manatee Club.

A handcrafted manatee heart ornament is included with adoptions of $35 or more.

A Unique Valentine’s Gift

For a perfect and personalized gift, Adopt-A-Manatee® this Valentine’s Day from Save the Manatee Club.

Manatee Awareness Month Proclamation Signed by Governor Scott

A primary purpose of Manatee Awareness Month is to heighten public awareness about the importance of protecting Florida’s official marine mammal.