Tag: manatees

How to Protect Manatees When Boating

Manatees are among Florida’s best-loved animals. While they are no longer endangered, they are still considered “threatened,” so if you enjoy boating or jet skiing, it’s important to take steps to protect them. Here’s how to protect manatees when boating: Avoid boating over shallow areas and seagrass beds, where manatees tend to feed. Look out… Read more »

Manatee Appreciation Day Celebrated in March

Manatees are beautiful and majestic marine mammals that migrate from Florida during the winter up to Virginia and Texas during the summer. These calm creatures can inhabit rivers, canals and coastal areas and spend most of their time eating and sleeping – sounds like a pretty good life, right? Although the manatee has a lifespan… Read more »

Experience the Majesty of Manatees and Dolphins

Bordered on the west by the Gulf of Mexico, Madeira Beach is a beautiful and popular vacation spot in Pinellas County, Florida. Here in Madeira Beach, Woody’s Watersports is the place to go for parasailing and jet skiing. The Gulf of Mexico is teeming with wildlife, and if you want to give yourself a real… Read more »