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.