In 1981, Bob Graham, former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator, and singer and songwriter Jimmy Buffett founded Save the Manatee Club. The Club started with the mission to protect manatees and their habitat. Today, Save the Manatee Club is the world’s leading manatee conservation organization. Learn about who we are, who is on our team, how to contact us, and more.

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Learn About Our Vision and Mission

Save the Manatee Club is an award-winning national nonprofit 501(c)(3) and membership-based organization. The Club dedicates itself to the protection of imperiled manatees and their aquatic habitat. In order to accomplish our objective and goals, we concentrate our efforts on reducing the negative impacts on manatees from any threats they face. Learn who we are, what we do, and why we need your support.

Contact Information

Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Eastern Time and our team will work to respond to all questions and requests as soon as possible. To ask questions by email about Save the Manatee Club, manatees and their habitat, adoptions and donations, conservation concerns, or other manatee-related topics, you can contact us via our online form. You can also contact us by phone by using either our toll-free number, 1-800-432-5646, or by using our local number, 407-539-0990.

Learn About Our Team

You can learn more about the team working to help manatees at Save the Manatee Club and what they do to support our mission.
Or, if you’re interested in becoming a part of our team, learn about available position openings and internships.

Learn About Our Privacy Policy

We take pride in protecting the data of our supporters — we will not sell, share or trade our donors’ names or personal information with any other entity. View our privacy policy to learn more about how your data is used.