Manatees are now in the Harris Chain of Lakes and the Ocklawaha River year-round.
Use extreme caution when boating near the shoreline!
Check your boat prop before starting it.
Never approach or feed a manatee.
Researchers are studying their habits as the manatees explore their new area.
Please report ANY and ALL sightings to the FWC Wildlife Hotline below.
888-404-FWCC (3922) or Tips@myfwc.com
For more info on Lake County’s manatees, visit the Lake County Water Authority’s website at www.LCWA.org