Upcoming Events


JOE MEEK (the Mayor of Crystal River)

When:Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 6PM

Where: Citrus County Visitor and Convention Bureau

Why: We've invited Joe Meek to come and speak about issues that affect our lives and livelihoods in the eco tourism industry of Crystal River.  Two main ideas we've asked him to address are: 

1. Ways to improve relations between town residents, the eco tourism related businesses and the tourists that support our industry and

2. Strategies to ensure the long term sustainability of the eco toruism industry here in Crystal River.

Finger food and refreshments will be provided and the mayor's session will be followed by our monthly business meeting.

We hope to see you there!

Membership - Get Application (PDF)

Annual Membership - $50/year per person (Calendar Year)
Open to anyone in Citrus County Tourism

Benefits of Membership

Collective Input to:

  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • City of Crystal River
  • Citrus County Board of County Commissioners
  • Citrus County Tourism Development Council and Visitors Bureau

Educational Seminars & Trips:

  • Presentation by leading manatee researchers
  • Tours at Lowry Park manatee rehab hospital
  • Tours at manatee necropsy Lab
  • Presentations on local ecology

Group Buying Power
Participation in manatee health assessments
Participation in manatee rescue activities
Networking with other members of the tourism community
Promotion of manatee tourism and industry sustainability
Prestige and recognition for maintaining tourism standards

Contact Us

Manatee Eco Tourism Association
PO Box 474
Crystal River, FL 34432

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