How to Report a Tagged – Entangled Manatee

Learn how to report a tagged – entangled manatee and how to tell the difference between a GPS tag and an entanglement. GPS tags are deployed on a small number of manatees to provide us with valuable information on individual movements and habitat use that is helpful in promoting the recovery of the species. Because […]
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Feds to Reclassify Manatee From Endangered to Threatened

The Manatee, also known as Sea Cows, took decades to emerge from a sea of troubles. Within a year, federal wildlife officials plan to reclassify the long-embattled Florida manatee from “endangered” to the less serious status of “threatened.” On Friday, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to publish a proposed rule to reclassify the […]
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Enjoy Florida Keys Manatees From a Distance

Everyone in the Florida Keys seems to have a story about an encounter with our fascinating sea life. Our visitors especially love to tell about seeing an endangered Florida manatee. While Florida’s manatees have been known to travel as far north as New Jersey and Massachusetts, they, like all good Floridians, return to warmer waters […]
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Learn About Manatees in Key West – Feb 13, 2015

The public is invited by the Key West Wildlife Center for a free informational presentation entitled “Manatee 101- An introduction to Manatees and FWC’s Manatee Research Program” given by Dr. Thomas Reinert, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). This presentation will take place at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Key West Turtle Museum, […]
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The important things: like flip flops, manatee and sun!

My Winter Vacation in Key Largo, Florida This winter break, my family and I stayed at Eagle Cove and we enjoyed our visit A LOT. The house was beautiful! The beds were REALLY comfortable and the bedspreads were so pretty and fun – mine had flip-flops on it J. Another thing I liked was that […]
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The staff makes it all the better! – Hampton Inn Key Largo

Hotel is on Manatee Bay and the manatee’s swim right up to you for attention. Breakfast is included which is nice and convenient. I like having micro and fridge in the room as well. Good location and lots to do in the area or just sit on the beach or swim in the pool. Rooms […]
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