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Dolphins: Natural History, Training and Conservation

Don’t Feed Wild Dolphins - This educational and entertaining video demonstrates the effects of feeding wild dolphins, from their point of view.  view link

Dolphin-Friendly Fishing and Viewing Tips (PDF file) - This handy card can be printed and kept on your boat or with your fishing gear. view link

International Marine Animal Trainers Association - IMATA is a professional organization that can help you as you plan your career as a dolphin trainer. view link

Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums - The AMMPA is an international organization dedicated to the highest standards of care for marine mammals. view link

Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin (AMMPA Fact Sheet) - This peer-reviewed document is the guide that all professionals in the marine mammal training industry refer to. view link

Southeast Region Marine Mammal Viewing Guidelines - These guidelines for respectful wildlife watching are provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. view link

Southeast Region Bottlenose Dolphin Conservation - Learn all about dolphin conservation issues within our region on this website provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. view link


Manatees: Natural History, Conservation and Educational Activities

Florida Manatees: A Florida Treasure (PDF file) - Guidelines for boating, diving and snorkeling around manatees. view link

The Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks & Aquariums' Conservation Backgrounder: The Florida Manatee (PDF file) - Learn about conservation issues that relate to the Florida manatee. Prepared by AMMPA. view link

Manatee Activity/Coloring Book (PDF file) - Learn about manatees and have fun coloring. view link

Manatee Fact Sheet - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Manatee Fact Sheet. view link

Wild Manatee Interaction - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Manatee Viewing Guidelines view link

Manatee Booklet (PDF file) - Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Commonly Asked Questions About Manatees and other valuable information related to manatees. view link

Southeast Region Marine Mammal Viewing Guidelines - Southeast Region Marine Mammal Viewing Guidelines provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. view link


Sea Turtles: Natural History, Conservation and Educational Activities

Sea Turtle “Share the Beach” brochure (PDF file) - Florida's Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Share the Beach brochure contains valuable tips for visitors to the beach during sea turtle nesting season.  view link

Sea Turtle Fact Sheet (PDF file) - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's Sea Turtle fact sheet. view link

Sea Turtle ID (PDF file) - The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commision's guide on how to identify sea turtle species found on Florida beaches. view link

Sea Turtle Activity Sheet (PDF file) - Fun and learning about sea turtles. view link

Sea Turtle Craft Project (PDF file) - Make your very own sea turtle with this enjoyable and easy to make craft. view link

Southeast Region Sea Turtle Viewing Guidelines - Southeast Region Sea Turtle Viewing Guidelines provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. view link

Sea Turtles and the Quest to the Nest - Play this fun game and learn about how we can impact a sea turtle's survival. view link


Florida Keys: Wildlife, Coral Reefs and Conservation

2011 Checklist of Florida’s Birds (PDF file) - A Checklist of Florida’s Birds prepared by the Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail. view link

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary - Learn all about the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary on this website provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. view link

Reef Relief - Tips for gently enjoying the Florida Keys' reefs. view link

Wildlife Watching in the Florida Keys (PDF file) - A guide to viewing wildlife in the Florida Keys. view link

Key Deer - Learn about this species of deer that is only found here in the Florida Keys. view link

Florida Keys Wildlife Refuges (PDF file) - Learn about the four National Wildlife Refuges in the Florida Keys - view link

Boating Tips to Protect Coral Reefs - These eight simple boating tips, provided by the Department of Environmental Protection, allow you to enjoy your time on the boat while still protecting this precious Florida Keys habitat. view link


Oceans: Wildlife, Recreation and Conservation 

Angler Ethics (PDF file) - Learn how to be a responsible angler. view link

National Geographic's Ocean Quiz - Test your knowledge of the oceans. view link

The Ocean Project - Take the Seven Cs pledge and commit to protecting the oceans. view link

Organize a Beach Cleanup - Follow the Ocean Conservancy's guidelines for starting your own coastal cleanup. view link

Monofilament Recycling - This educational video will teach you how to make your own monofilament recycling bin to prevent fishing line from ending up in the ocean or entangled around marine life. view link

The Blue Ocean Institute's Guide to Ocean Friendly Seafood (PDF file) - Download, print and fold this document to keep in your wallet and refer to when choosing fish from a menu. view link

Marine Debris Tracker  - This website and smart phone app allows you to make a difference by posting and tracking marine debris you find while out on the water. view link

Water Life - Play this fun game and learn about the crucial need for healthy estuaries. view link

Trash Smash - Clean up marine debris, restore a food web and fight the pollution monster! view link

Ocean Challenge - Team up with other players around the globe to solve this Ocean Challenge Puzzle. view link

 



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