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 - 07/09/15

 
​Location ​# Manatees
North Fork New River 2
New River 0
South Fork New River 0
North New River Canal 1
FPL Cooling Lakes 1
Dania Cutoff Canal 0
Intracoastal Waterway from Port Everglades South 0
FPL Port Cooling Canal 0
Intracoastal Waterway North of Port Everglades 6
Atlantic Ocean 0
TOTAL 10

Historical Manatee Survey Results

​​2012 ​​2013 ​​2014 ​​2015
Survey Date #Manatees Survey
Date
#Manatees Survey
Date
#Manatees Survey
Date
#Manatees
01/04/12 472 01/02/13 470 01/02/14 161 12/30/14 484
01/09/12 782 01/09/13 297 01/10/14 232 01/07/15 202
01/17/12 1192 01/16/13 76 01/16/14 390 01/14/15 *cxl
01/25/12 458 01/23/13 67 01/24/14 834 01/21/15 369
02/02/12 303 01/30/13 83 01/31/14 *cxl 01/28/15 390
02/09/12 *cxl 02/06/13 268 02/04/14 339 02/04/15 481
02/15/12 168 02/13/13 51 02/11/14 230 02/12/15 625
02/22/12 190 02/20/13 128 02/19/14 312 02/16/15 665
03/01/12 45 02/28/13 20 02/25/14 58 02/24/15 452
03/13/12 19 03/04/13 52 03/04/14 49 03/13/15 103
03/20/12 12 03/14/13 74 03/13/14 10 03/11/15 24
03/29/12 8 03/21/13 29 03/19/14 19 03/17/15 15
04/26/12 19 03/28/13 26 03/27/14 18 03/25/15 13
07/26/12 9 05/07/13 17 03/31/14 22 05/12/15 2
10/19/12 5 07/24/13 10 04/22/14 3 07/09/15 10
11/15/12 128 10/29/13 5 07/29/14 10
11/20/12 *cxl 11/21/13 6 11/20/14 10
11/28/12 419 11/26/13 *cxl 11/25/14 31
12/06/12 477 12/04/13 19 12/04/14 117
12/12/12 136 12/13/13 62 12/10/14 85
12/19/12 250 12/18/13 105 12/17/14 319
12/24/12 305 12/24/13 172 12/23/14 375

*flight cancelled due to weather

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