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Current Manatee News Features

Highly Controversial Federal Action Puts Manatees in Harm's Way
Read our press release

Opposition To Manatee Downlisting
Downlisting the West Indian manatee from endangered to threatened is premature,
and scientists invited by the FWS to peer review their proposal opposed downlisting the species.

Watch for Manatees While Out On The Water
Read our press release

Save the Manatee Club and the Manatee Eco Tourism Association Announce
the Guardian Guides Manatee Stewardship Program in Citrus County, Florida

Read our press release

No Longer Endangered, Florida Manatees May Be More Vulnerable Than Ever

See the video at CBS This Morning, including an interview with Patrick Rose,
Save the Manatee Club Executive Director

Manatee Expert: Conservation Efforts Must Continue
See more at Fox 13

Florida Congressmen Ask Interior Secretary To Reverse Manatee Decision
Read more at the Palm Beach Post

Star Wars-Named Manatee Rescued At Key Colony Beach Released Back Into Wild
Learn more and see video at NBC 6

Watch "Key3PO" A Rehabilitated Manatee Being Released

See video at the South Florida Reporter

Manatee Calf Rescued Off Key Largo
Read more at FLKeysNews

USFWS Change To Manatees' Status Causes Concerns
Read more in the Northwest Florida Daily News,
including an interview with Patrick Rose, Save the Manatee Club Executive Director

Computer Model Predicts Change for Once-Endangered Manatees
Read an article in the Tampa Bay Times, including an interview with Patrick Rose,
Save the Manatee Club Executive Director

Manatees No Longer Classified As An Endangered Species, But Still A Threatened One
Read an article in the Tampa Bay Times, including an interview with Patrick Rose,
Save the Manatee Club Executive Director

Manatees Escape The Endangered List - But Maybe Too Soon

Read an article from NPR, including an interview with Patrick Rose,
Save the Manatee Club Executive Director

Manatees No Longer Listed As Endangered. Should We Celebrate or Fret?
Read an article from the Washington Post, including an interview with Patrick Rose,
Save the Manatee Club Executive Director

Intersection: Manatees No Longer Listed As Endangered
Listen to the public affairs program on WMFE, featuring Dr. Katie Tripp,
Save the Manatee Club's Director of Science and Conservation

Panther, Manatee, Burrowing Owl: Threats to Mammals & Florida Fowl
Listen to the public affairs program on WGCU, featuring Anne Harvey Holbrook,
Save the Manatee Club's Staff Attorney

Decision Puts Manatees In Danger
Learn why the decision to downlist manatees is not a good one and what you can do.
Watch our video

It's Official: Manatee No Longer Listed As Endangered
Read an article from the CNN, including an interview with Patrick Rose,
Save the Manatee Club Executive Director

Manatees No Longer Listed as Endangered - But Don't Celebrate Just Yet
Read an article in the Huffington Post, including an interview with Patrick Rose,
Save the Manatee Club Executive Director

Rebounding Florida Manatee No Longer An 'Endangered' Species
Read an article in the Miami Herald, including an interview with Patrick Rose,
Save the Manatee Club Executive Director

FWC Adopts New Manatee Protection Zones in Collier
Read more in the Naples Daily News

Lemon and A Little Lime

See our photo and video feature

MRRP Is Going Strong

See a news feature from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Manatee Sightings
See recent photos and video

Manatee Naming Contest Winners
Congratulations to Kristin P, who named "Corinn," Sydney B. who named "Dobby," and Maranda O,
who named "Sirena." Watch a lovely video showing the three named manatees.

Florida's Vanishing Springs
See a multimedia presentation from the Tampa Bay Times


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