Current Projects

  • Manatees

    S2S manatee conservation specialists are providing the science and education to conserve the manatee and its habitat. Manatees have been a source of deep fascination for humans through the ages.
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  • Sea Turtles

    NESTS is a free, community-based educational outreach program that encourages the public to engage in simple activities that benefit nesting sea turtles, their nests, and their hatchlings.
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  • Right Whales

    S2S scientific data contributed to the decision to lower ship speeds in areas along the South Carolina and Georgia coastline. The result? Zero right whale mortality from ship strike during the five-year trial period.
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From the Field

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A Little About Leesburg

During the summer of 2015, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) began receiving reports of a manatee in Lake Harris, Leesburg, Lake County. Through photos obtained by citizens at the time of their sightings, it was determined there were actually two subadult to adult size manatees in the upper …

This month, our very own Anmari Alvarez has become a PhD candidate. We’re so happy and proud to share her hard work and dedication with you.
Read her article here:

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Alvarez-Aleman et al 2018 Fast Track Article

Upcoming Events & Expeditions

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