In 2013 a record 829 manatee deaths were attributed to cold shock, underscoring the importance of these last few springs to this endangered mammal’s survival.
A flight donated by LightHawk helped Neil Ever Osborne create a current day assessment of this charismatic species and the challenges it faces living in close proximity to heavily populated areas. This partnership between iLCP photographers and LightHawk is a Tripods in the Sky expedition.
Why did you decide to donate a flight for iLCP photographer Neil Ever Osborne to document manatees in Florida’s coastal waters? Beyond my desire to support environmental causes through LightHawk missions, I have a special fondness for manatees. My experience swimming among them (prior to the current interaction restrictions, of course) revealed their gentle and […]