Florida manatee

Manatee population continues to recover

Manatee population continues to recover

November is Manatee Awareness Month and the state of the species is far better than it used to be, with Florida manatees now listed as threatened rather than endangered. The change in status of the species, which was made in March due to increased population counts, is the result of effective protection measures. The manatee […]

FWC in process of reclassifying manatee status

FWC in process of reclassifying manatee status

Katie Tripp won’t argue that the manatee population in Florida is at a healthy level. But the Director of Science and Conservation at the Save the Manatee Club in Maitland doesn’t believe it’s a reason for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to make plans to downlist all West Indian manatees from endangered to […]