Audubon Assembly 2014: Make It A Big Year for Florida's Land, Water, and Wildlife
It's that time of year again! The 2014 Audubon Assembly will be held on October 17-18 on beautiful Hutchinson Island, Florida. You are invited to attend our yearly gathering where you will have the opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals at Florida's premiere conservation event. You won't want to miss the special keynote presentation from noted Florida author Leslie Kemp Poole!
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.
Maximizing Restoration Results in the Southern Everglades and Florida Bay
The health of Florida Bay and the Southern Everglades are linked together and depend upon the flow of freshwater. Restoring the flow of water is needed to improve habitat so it can once again support an amazing abundance of wildlife.The C-111 South Dade Project is part of a suite of projects that will help.
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.