26 Jul '11, 7pm

First wolves, now Congress is gunning for manatees. "What's next, puppies?"

First wolves, now Congress is gunning for manatees. "What's next, puppies?"

I couldn’t help noticing that Congressman Nugent offered the following amendment to the House Interior Appropriations Bill last night: Funding limitation related to establishing a manatee refuge in Florida Sec. __. None of the funds made available by this Act may be used to implement or finalize the proposed rule published in the Federal Register on June 22, 2011, at 76 Fed. Reg. 36493 (related to Endangered and Threatened Wildlife and Plants; Proposed Rule To Establish a Manatee Refuge in Kings Bay, Citrus County, Florida). According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Kings Bay springs, part of an area which is home to over 550 manatees, “constitute one of the most important natural warm water refuges for manatees.” Creating a manatee refuge would not ban swimming with manatees, a popular tourist attraction, but it would place restrictions on boat speeds in the ar...

Full article: http://switchboard.nrdc.org/blogs/awetzler/now_its_manate...

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