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Manatee Avoidance Technology

The Florida Legislature has set aside funds to identify technological solutions for reducing collisions between boats and manatees.


Third Round of Manatee Avoidance Technology Grants Awarded - 2007
Funding selections have been made for new research project proposals that seek technological solutions to reduce collisions between manatees and watercraft.

Second Round of Manatee Avoidance Technology Grants Awarded - 2004
Funding selections have been made for new research project proposals that seek technological solutions to reduce collisions between manatees and watercraft.

First Round of Manatee Avoidance Technology Grants Awarded - 2001
The grants will be used to aid in the development of technology designed to reduce the number of manatees hit by boats.