Broward County Monitoring Program

aerial view of manateeConducting aerial surveys is one of the most successful ways to determine where manatees are in Broward County. Periodic helicopter flights allow for the greatest flexibility in speed and altitude to survey all tidally influenced waterways between Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties. Broward County encourages residents to watch for and report manatees to the Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department.Ifyou spot amanateein Broward County, email the information to manatee@broward.org or complete a Manatee Sighting Report Form (PDF 30 KB) and return it to the address on the form.

Current Manatee Survey Results - 03/23/16

 
​Location ​# Manatees
North Fork New River 0
New River 0
South Fork New River 11
North New River Canal 0
FPL Cooling Lakes 7
Dania Cutoff Canal 0
Intracoastal Waterway from Port Everglades South 2
FPL Port Cooling Canal 0
Intracoastal Waterway North of Port Everglades 2
Atlantic Ocean 0
TOTAL 22

Historical Manatee Survey Results

2013​​ 2014​ ​​ ​ 2015​ ​​ ​ ​ 2016​ ​
Survey
Date
#Manatees
Survey
Date
#Manatees
Survey
Date
#Manatees Survey Date​ ​#Manatees
01/02/13 470 01/02/14 161 12/30/14 484 12/29/15​​ 63​
01/09/13 297 01/10/14 232 01/07/15 202 ​01/17/16 ​81
01/16/13 76 01/16/14 390 01/14/15 *cxl ​01/13/16 ​151
01/23/13 67 01/24/14 834 01/21/15 369 ​01/20/16 ​623
01/30/13 83 01/31/14 *cxl 01/28/15 390 ​01/25/16 ​876
02/06/13 268 02/04/14 339 02/04/15 481 02/02/16​ ​870
02/13/13 51 02/11/14 230 02/12/15 625 ​02/12/16​ ​880
02/20/13 128 02/19/14 312 02/16/15 665 02/17/16​ ​770
02/28/13 20 02/25/14 58 02/24/15 452 ​02/25/16 256​​
03/04/13 52 03/04/14 49 03/13/15 103 ​03/04​/16 ​245
03/14/13 74 03/13/14 10 03/11/15 24 ​03/11/16 ​49
03/21/13 29 03/19/14 19 03/17/15 15 ​03/18/16 ​17
03/28/13 26 03/27/14 18 03/25/15 13 ​03/23/16 22​
05/07/13 17 03/31/14 22 05/12/15 2
07/24/13 10 04/22/14 3 07/09/15 10
10/29/13 5 07/29/14 10 10/27/15 5
11/21/13 6 11/20/14 10 11/15/15

*cxl

11/26/13 *cxl 11/25/14 31 11/22/15 *cxl
12/04/13 19 12/04/14 117 12/01/15 9
12/13/13 62 12/10/14 85 12/10/15 23
12/18/13 105 12/17/14 319 12/16/15 38
12/24/13 172 12/23/14 375 12/23/15 48

*flight cancelled due to weather

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