Two manatee nuzzling noses together in Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Note scars on back on one manatee from boat propeller. For more information about manatees visit
Manatee playing with a crab trap line in Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. Trap lines pose a common danger of entrapment for manatee.
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Aerial photography; Contaminants; Environmental quality; Erosion; Human impacts; Industries; Mineral industry; Mining; Pollutants; Public policies; Rivers and streams; Soil degradation; Water pollution;
Aerial view of sand and gravel mine at edge of river, showing environmental damage hidden from public view by tree lines, and siltation of river due to runoff and erosion. Near towns of Hartland and Plainfield, Vermont.