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The Voice of Conservation in Florida

For more than a century Audubon has encouraged people to take care of the places that make Florida special. Using science to guide our priorities and birdlife to measure ecosystem health, Audubon advocates for the protection of land, water, and wildlife. Audubon is Florida’s most influential conservation organization and conducts extensive work to protect the Everglades and coastal bird habitats. We manage sanctuaries covering thousands of acres along with two popular nature centers. Audubon promotes stewardship and appreciation of public land and water so people experience and cherish Florida’s natural beauty and wildlife. Take some time to explore this website and learn more about our work - and how you can help protect natural Florida.

Audubon Florida News
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Audubon Florida News

The latest news, updates, and media releases from across the Audubon Florida network.

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Audubon Center for Birds of Prey
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey

Audubon Center for Birds of Prey

Founded in 1979 in Maitland, the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey has treated over 20,000 birds.

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Read Audubon Florida's 2016 Conservation Action Agenda
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Read Audubon Florida's 2016 Conservation Action Agenda

As approved by the Audubon Florida Board of Directors.

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Florida Birding FAQ
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Florida Birding FAQ

Answers to your burning birding questions.

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Publications Library
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Publications Library

Audubon Florida's official repository for past publications, fact sheets, letters, and other communications.

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Climate Change
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Climate Change

National Audubon Society’s Birds and Climate Change report finds that 314 North American bird species are “climate endangered”.

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Get Involved
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Get Involved in Florida

Audubon’s members are not only our heart, but also our eyes and ears. Learn how you can make a difference for Florida's birds and wildlife.

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Waterways and IBAs
Conservation

Waterways and IBAs

Florida’s waterways and Important Bird Areas benefit from active constituencies of habitat stewards whose observations and advocacy are essential to good management of public lands and to building public support for land acquisition.

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The Legacy of the Florida Audubon Society

The first meeting of the Florida Audubon Society happened on March 2, 1900, making it the oldest active environmental organization in the state. Original founding members included President Theodore Roosevelt, Florida Governor W.D. Bloxham, American Museum of Natural History's Frank Chapman, Rollins College President G.M. Ward, Stetson University President J.F. Forbes, and the editors of the state's largest newspapers. A little later, the list grew to include President Grover Cleveland, Florida Governor W.S. Jennings, ornithologist Theodore S. Palmer, and Maria R. Audubon. Click here to learn more about our rich history.

Recent News

Audubon and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Ask Boaters and Beachgoers Statewide to Help Coastal Birds this Memorial Day Weekend
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Audubon and the FWC Ask Boaters and Beachgoers to Help Coastal Birds this Memorial Day Weekend

Help protect Florida's coastal wildlife this busy holiday weekend.

Governor Scott and Florida Cabinet Protect Over 5,000 Acres in Central Florida
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Governor Scott and Florida Cabinet Protect Over 5,000 Acres in Central Florida

Eric Draper, Audubon Florida Executive Director, spoke to the Governor and Cabinet urging approval of the easement proposals.

Audubon Florida Releases Bird Habitat Protection Recommendations for Coastal Engineering
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Audubon Florida Releases Bird Habitat Protection Recommendations for Coastal Engineering

Report recommendations will benefit American Oystercatchers and other imperiled shorebirds.

Free PDF: Audubon Florida Naturalist Magazine Spring 2016 - "It's a Baby Issue"
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Free PDF: Audubon Florida Naturalist Magazine Spring 2016 - "It's a Baby Issue"

Download your free copy of Audubon Florida's award-winning conservation magazine.

Nesting Season 2016: Chicks Hatching on Florida's Gulf Coast Beaches
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Shorebird chicks hatching on Gulf Coast beaches

Snowy and Wilson's plover chicks have hatched on Florida's Gulf Coast.

Audubon Celebrates Next Phase of Tamiami Trail Project
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Audubon Celebrates Next Phase of Tamiami Trail Project

Statement from Julie Hill-Gabriel, Director of Everglades Policy

Earth Day Special: Audubon Releases its 540th Rehabilitated Bald Eagle Back to the Wild
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Earth Day Special: Audubon Releases its 540th Rehabilitated Bald Eagle Back to the Wild

A network of volunteers, veterinarians and conservation non-profits work together to protect iconic American species.

Peregrine Falcon Needs a Name!
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Peregrine Falcon Needs a Name

You can vote to help us name our new Peregrine Falcon!

Snowy Plovers and Easter Eggs
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Snowy Plovers and Easter Eggs

Siesta Key Beach visitors treated to Audubon Snowy Plover chick-making kits at Easter egg hunt.

Thank You: Your Emails to the Brevard County Commission are Helping Immeasurably
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Thank You: Your Emails to the Brevard County Commission are Helping Immeasurably

At the workshop on March 31, three Brevard County Commissioners continued to express strong concerns and questions regarding the proposed landfill in St. Johns River floodplain wetlands.

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