Audubon Bird Stewards Were Key to the Success of Florida's Coastal Waterbirds in 2014
Thanks to Audubon's volunteer and staff bird stewards, 2014 will be remembered as an extraordinary year for Florida's coastal waterbirds. There are many reasons to celebrate the incredible effort put forth by the dedicated individuals who work to make sure that nests are protected, chicks have the opportunity to fledge, and the public is educated about Florida's remarkable coastal habitat. Learn more.
Reclassification of Wood Storks Called Premature by Audubon Biologists
Last month, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service made the decision to reclassify Wood Storks from "endangered" to "threatened" due to their increased numbers in places far from the bird's traditional homeland of South Florida. Audubon views this decision as premature. Learn what our biologists have to say.
The Lake Okeechobee Ecosystem: A Delicate Balance of Water
The marshes of Lake Okeechobee are a paradise of biodiversity. Everglade Snail Kites, Roseate Spoonbills, Tricolored Herons, and a plethora of other wildlife abound in this great ecosystem at the heart of the Greater Everglades. For this incredible habitat to thrive, Lake Okeechobee's water levels cannot be too high or too low.