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Recent Newsletter Articles

View our most recent newsletter stories, published quarterly in The Manatee Zone and bi-monthly in Paddle Tales.

2024 - Paddle Tales eNews

Entangled Manatee Rescued and Released at Blue Spring State Park

2024 - Paddle Tales eNews

Manatee Sightings Update: February 2024

2024 - Calendar Crafts - Paddle Tales eNews

Create A Manatee Bookmark from a Calendar

2024 - Calendar Crafts - Paddle Tales eNews

Create a Gift Bag from an Old Calendar

2023 - Paddle Tales eNews

Manatee Sightings Update: December 2023

2023 - Paddle Tales eNews

Our Webcams are LIVE Again! 

2023 - Paddle Tales eNews

First Successful Manatee Rescue of the Season at Blue Spring 

2023 - Paddle Tales eNews

Gearing Up for 2024 Events and Appreciating Your Support

November 2023 - The Manatee Zone

Multiple Manatee Rescues Following Hurricane Idalia

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The Manatee Zone Quarterly Newsletter

The Manatee Zone is released once every three months and is available in print format to donors and adoptive parents and electronically to everyone. It features the latest news from the manatee world and Save the Manatee Club.

Paddle Tales Bi-Monthly eNewsletter

Paddle Tales is a digital newsletter released every other month and features facts, activities, and educational content.

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In November, a volunteer noticed a manatee, who would later come to be known as "Manatee Jones," with a swollen flipper due to entanglement.

Entangled Manatee Rescued and Released at Blue Spring State Park

In November, a volunteer noticed a manatee, who would later come to be known as “Manatee Jones,” with a swollen flipper due to entanglement.

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Manatee Sightings Update: February 2024

Since the last update, we’ve had a few cold spells and most of our adoptees have been sighted! See photos and videos from the season so far.

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Create A Manatee Bookmark from a Calendar

In this upcycling project, embrace sustainability and add a personal touch to your reading adventures by creating your own bookmark using calendar preview photos.

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Create a Gift Bag from an Old Calendar

Don’t just recycle: upcycle! Transform your manatee calendars into beautiful bags that are perfect for any gift occasion.

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Manatee Sightings Update: December 2023

Manatee Season started at Blue Spring State Park on November 6, when 76 manatees were present and our research team started their daily counts.

A side-view of a manatee with scarring on his flipper from an entanglement

First Successful Manatee Rescue of the Season at Blue Spring 

Shortly after the season started, a juvenile manatee with a badly entangled flipper arrived in the spring run. Rescue crews immediately came to his aid.