Myakklemore the manatee was released Friday, Janurary 29th at the Manatee Viewing Center 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 to ensure his survival in the wild.
Since 2009 S2S has been collecting manatee use data at Silver Glen Springs in the Ocala National Forest. We are a partner of the Silver Glen Working Group which includes state, federal, and private sector organizations to enhance decision making for the spring’s wildlife and recreational usage.
Sea to Shore Alliance’s H²O Program recently ran a special #take4sea2shore Instagram contest with the help of some friends and was able to give away $150.00 worth of prizes from 3 brilliant ocean-friendly companies. Contestants had 4 days to: Like the
Last weekend our H²O program coordinator, Katelyn Cucinotta, had the pleasure of cleaning the coast with 80 students from the Out-of-Door Academy. She also spent some time teaching them about marine debris and ensuring they left with knowledge of how to remain H²O allies. Simply by making more
On November 6, 2015, marine conservationists of all kinds will be gathering in Palm Beach Gardens for an event of a lifetime… the Seventh Annual Go Blue Awards Luncheon. This is a beautiful event put on by Loggerhead Marinelife Center to “recognize businesses, non-profits and individuals who have promoted, implemented,
S2S executive director Dr. James “Buddy” Powell was featured this past Tuesday on the Sarasota-based talk radio station WSRQ. Listen to this fascinating interview as Dr. Powell talks about Cuba and the opening tourism market there, S2S’s on-going research on the Antillean manatee population around the island, and
On Saturday, September 19th, 2015 thousands of ocean advocates around the world participated in the 30th International Coastal Cleanup. Naturally, Sea to Shore Alliance’s Healthy Habitats & Oceans Program (H²O) was (and will continue to be) part of the extravaganza. To begin our international efforts, the S2S H²O
This summer, Sea to Shore Alliance adopted Ocean Inlet Park, a ridiculously littered inlet and beach park in Boynton Beach, Florida. To kick off the adoption, our Healthy Habitats & Oceans program (H²O) hosted a cleanup at the park on August 15th. Prizes, including a skateboard deck and
OUR FIRST UNDERWATER CLEANUP WAS A HUGE SUCCESS! This past Saturday, July 18th, Sea to Shore Alliance’s-Healthy Habitats & Oceans (H2O) program completed an underwater and shoreline cleanup at Phil Foster Park in Riviera Beach, Florida. This park is home to one of South Florida’s most famous dive spots,
Congratulations to the O’Halloran Family for winning S2S’s 2nd name a manatee contest! Over the July 4th weekend Sea to Shore Alliance ran a contest offering the top bidder naming rights to one of the manatees that was satellite tagged by our team while in Georgia this past June.