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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Manatee “Myakklemore” returned to wild; will be monitored by S2S

Myakklemore the manatee was released Friday, January 29, 2016 at the Manatee Viewing Center at Big Bend Power Station in Apollo Beach. He came to the South Florida Museum in April 2014 following three months of treatment at Lowry Park Zoo's critical care hospital. He's now been outfitted with a special tracking device and will be monitored by Sea to Shore Alliance so we can make sure he's doing well in the wild.

Project Spotlight: Florida Springs Monitoring

Since 2009, Sea to Shore Alliance has been collecting manatee use data at Silver Glen Springs, located in the Ocala National Forest. Helping to provide scientific information to enhance decision making for the spring’s wildlife and recreational usage, S2S is a partner of the Silver Glen Working Group (SGWG) which ...

Upcoming Events & Expeditions

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5
Mar

This fun-filled family day of environmental education will be held at the Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in Boca Raton and packed with live animal presentations, face painting, aquarium feedings, children’s theater, guided boardwalk tours, kids crafts, awesome booths, and more! Stop by our Neighbors Ensuring Sea Turtle Survival (NESTS) program booth– we’ll have lots of those adorable little plush sea turtles for sale!