The best way to help Manatees and other Imperiled Species survive is to participate with beach and park or roadside cleanups in your area, volunteer your time to educate others and contribute to organizations who administer management, educational and research programs. The following list provides you with information about some ways you can participate or show your support.

New Manatee License PlatePurchase the Manatee License Plate

2008-2009 Manatee Decal ~ Protect our future ~

Purchase a Manatee Decal 

Make a Bequeath/Donation Adobe PDF (100Kb)

Volunteer Information:

FWC Fish and Wildlife Research Institute
Internship and volunteer opportunities available

Green Volunteer
The World Guide to Voluntary Work In Nature Conservation



FWC Facts:
The average Florida manatee is about 10 ft. long and close to 1,200 lbs. They can reach up to 13 ft. and 3,500 lbs. Calves are 3-4 ft. long & weigh 60-70 lbs. at birth.

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