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Save the Manatee Club Statement on Hurricane Idalia

Save the Manatee Club (SMC) and its partners in the Manatee Rescue and Rehabilitation Partnership are actively monitoring the aftermath of Hurricane Idalia.

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.

Starting June 1, Remember To Go “Fertilizer-Free For Manatees”

The campaign urges Florida residents to pledge to be fertilizer-free and reduce or eliminate their contributions to nutrient pollution in Florida’s waterways.

National Safe Boating Week Is A Perfect Reminder To Be Manatee-Safe On The Water

National Safe Boating Week, an annual campaign encouraging boaters to be responsible on the water, kicks off this year on May 20, 2023.

Her Pride And Joy: Adopt-A-Manatee® This Mother’s Day

Looking for a unique Mother’s Day gift? Adopt-A-Manatee® and mom will receive a personalized adoption certificate and a biography of a real-life manatee.

Celebrate Manatee Appreciation Day On March 29

March 29 is Manatee Appreciation Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness about the plight of manatees and promoting their conservation.