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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

First Successful Manatee Rescue of the Season at Blue Spring 

2023 - Paddle Tales eNews

Our Webcams are LIVE Again! 

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 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.

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A nice photo of a manatee mom and calf pair seen on the webcams at Blue Spring this summer.

Manatee Sightings Update: August 2021

There have been several sightings this summer at Blue Spring State Park, including eight new calves! Enjoy photos and videos documenting the manatee visitors.

Mother and calf pair Toad (left) and Froggie (right) are prepared for release at Anchorage Park in Palm Beach, Florida.

Tales from the Spring: Manatee Rescue and Release

Over the last few months, Save the Manatee Club staff assisted with several manatee rescues and releases in the Central Florida area.

34 foursomes registered for the 18-hole scramble tournament.

First-Ever Golf Tournament Raises Almost $10K for Manatee Conservation Efforts

On Saturday, May 1, 2021, Save the Manatee Club hosted its first-ever charity golf tournament at Hidden Lakes Golf Club in New Smyrna Beach, FL.

Chessie was released back into the wild on May 11, 2021, at Anchorage Park in Palm Beach, Florida.

Chessie’s Incredible Journey

On February 5, 2021, our partners rescued an emaciated manatee swimming sideways near Riviera Beach, Florida, who turned out to be famed manatee Chessie.

This is the 5th calf for Annie. There’s no word yet on whether this latest calf is a boy or a girl.

Annie Visits With Her New Calf

On May 13, 2021, Annie, one of Save the Manatee Club’s adoptees, made a visit to Blue Spring, and she had a little calf with her!

Volunteers Audrey, Melissa, and Chelsea talked to event visitors about the threats that manatees face in the wild and ways that people can help.

Manatee Festival Madness in March!

The new March dates for the Florida Manatee Festival turned out to be hot and sunny, with plenty of visitors attending the event!