Manatee Release Ramp

Manatee Release Ramp

Posted by Blue Spring State Park CSO on

Manatee Release Ramp

MANATEE RELEASE RAMPLONG TERM FUNDRAISER Currently, the manatee staging area at Blue Spring State Park is the old canoe beach, which has eroded to the point that there is frequently no beach at all.  Access to this beach is currently an old, narrow, winding boardwalk, with steep wooden steps.  A wide, shallow ramp, in a straight line, potentially with very shallow steps, would make this much easier and safer for humans and manatees. Why does this matter? A number of manatees are rescued from Blue Spring State Park each year as part of the Manatee Rescue and Rehabilitation Partnership (MRP) for various causes...

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