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What’s the History of “Manatee Awareness” Month? November 14, 2018

The rare and threatened Florida manatee enjoying the balmy warm water at Blue Spring State Park in Orange City, Florida. Greetings! I recently blogged about how November is Manatee Awareness Month! In this blog, I would like to talk about the history of this wonderful occasion for increasing awareness of manatees. It was back in 2005, when…

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Manatee Facts – Quiz 3 October 2, 2018

Greetings! This blog is a continuation on the unique Florida manatee (yours truly). This is the third installment in a series of quizzes to test your awesome manatee knowledge! Just select your answer from each of the choices under the question. You’ll find the answer key located at the bottom of this blog. OK – are you…

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Manatee Facts – Recap (Part 4) May 1, 2018

The West Indian Manatee Greetings! Here’s a continuation of my blog on manatee facts (Part 4). It reviews some of the awesome manatee factsI’ve presented over these last few years! Manatees are currently listed as threatened.  And the definition of threatened under the Endangered Species Act in the United States is defined as “any species,…

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Manatee Facts – Recap (Part 3) April 24, 2018

The Florida Manatee Greetings! Here’s the continuation of my blog on manatee facts (Part 3). It reviews some of the awesome manatee facts I’ve presented over these last few years! Did you know that both state and federal laws protect us manatees? That’s right! We are a rare and unique marine mammal that needs special protection.…

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U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan Opposes Feds Downlisting of Manatees! April 6, 2016

Manatees swim near the sanctuary at the entrance to Three Sisters Springs in Crystal River. ALAN YOUNGBLOOG / GATEHOUSE FLORIDA   Greetings! Today I want to talk about the extremely important topic of downlisting our manatee status from “endangered” to “threatened” by the Federal Government.  On Monday, April 4th, U.S. Rep., Vern Buchanan’s office sent…

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