Tag: manatees


Florida Delegation Urges NOAA to Restore Indian River Lagoon and Help Manatees

Members of the Florida congressional delegation called on National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator Richard Spinrad to support Florida’s manatees by aiding efforts to improve water quality and prevent harmful algal blooms in the Indian River Lagoon estuary.

Vern Buchanan Urges More Federal Protection for Manatees

This week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., continued his push to keep manatees covered under the Endangered Species Act. At the start of 2018, Buchanan protested the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s (FWS) decision to...