Press Releases

Audubon's Eric Draper Responds to the Appointment of Jon Steverson as Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Published: Dec 11, 2014
“Jon Steverson is a good public servant who can provide solid leadership for the Florida Depa...

Audubon and Toyota Award $765,000 to 39 Environmentalists Through Toyota TogetherGreen

Published: Nov 19, 2014
Toyota TogetherGreen, a conservation initiative of the National Audubon Society and Toyota, tod...

Audubon Celebrates a Key Milestone for the Picayune Strand Restoration Project

Published: Oct 24, 2014
Today Audubon Florida's Eric Draper will join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District Commander A...

Fernandina Couple Recognized for Research Unlocking the Mysteries of Shorebird Migration

Published: Oct 23, 2014
Each year, Audubon Florida recognizes an individual for their extraordinary contributions to th...

Audubon Florida Honors Palm Beach County Natural Areas Program with Florida Special Places Award

Published: Oct 21, 2014
Each year, Audubon Florida recognizes a person or agency for extraordinary efforts to protect t...

Congressman Patrick Murphy Honored with Audubon’s Champion of the Everglades Award

Published: Oct 20, 2014
On Friday (October 17), U.S. Congressman Patrick Murphy accepted the prestigious Champion ...

Audubon Applauds SWFWMD Governing Board for Unanimous Decision to Purchase 84.5 Acre Boat Springs Parcel

Published: Sep 30, 2014
The Governing Board of the Southwest Florida Water Management District voted una...

Audubon Florida Applauds Central Everglades Planning Project Legislation

Published: Sep 18, 2014
Audubon Florida applauds today's filing of a bipartisan legislation that aims to authorize the ...

Audubon Florida Applauds U.S. Department of Transportation Investment in Tamiami Trail Bridge

Published: Sep 9, 2014
Audubon Florida applauds today's U.S. Department of Transportation (Department) announcement of...

America’s Bird Species Threatened by Global Warming ‘Gut Punch,’ New Audubon Study Reveals

Published: Sep 9, 2014
Global warming threatens the survival of nearly half the bird species in the continental United...

Time for Florida to Plan Use of BP Oil Spill Penalty Funds

Published: Sep 4, 2014
Today U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier ruled that BP Plc acted with gross negligence ...

Audubon Asks for Public to Protect Coastal Birds this 4th of July Weekend

Published: Jul 1, 2014
This Independence Day Weekend, Audubon is asking beach-going Floridians to leave personal firew...

Audubon Applauds New National Research Council Report for Stressing Urgency of Everglades Restoration

Published: Jun 27, 2014
Long-term research and monitoring key to understanding progress in the River of Grass

Audubon Sees Feds Abandon Wood Storks in Everglades

Published: Jun 26, 2014
Fundamental questions plague Agency's lessening protections 
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Audubon Florida Presents 2014 “Sustainable Rancher” Award to Adams Ranch

Published: Jun 18, 2014
Audubon's Charles Lee presented the award on June 18, 2014.

Statement from Audubon's Julie Hill-Gabriel on Today's WRRDA Announcement from President Obama

Published: Jun 10, 2014
Today President Obama signed WRRDA into law. Now for the first time in seven years, federal and...

Audubon Asks for Public to Protect Coastal Birds this Memorial Day Weekend

Published: May 21, 2014
This Memorial Day Weekend, Audubon is reminding Floridians to share the coast with Florida's or...

Statement from Audubon's Eric Draper on New Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA)

Published: May 15, 2014
Today, a Congressional Conference Report was filed on the Water Resources Reform and Developmen...

Renewed Hope for Two Major Everglades Restoration Projects

Published: Apr 30, 2014
Today, the State of Florida and the federal government reached an agreement to complete the fin...

Audubon Florida Recognizes City of Stuart for Water Conservation Efforts

Published: Apr 28, 2014
In honor of Water Conservation Month, Audubon Florida is pleased to award the City of Stuart wi...

Statement from Audubon’s Eric Draper on US Army Corps of Engineers' Decision to Delay CEPP Approval

Published: Apr 23, 2014
The decision by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to delay the Central Everglades Plan is a setback ...

Statement from Audubon’s Eric Draper on President Obama's FY 2015 Everglades Budget Request

Published: Mar 6, 2014
“Audubon Florida is pleased to see President Obama focus his budget on Everglades projects th...

Water, Land Conservation Top Priorities for Audubon Florida Heading Into 2014 Florida Legislative Session

Published: Feb 26, 2014
Audubon Florida released their 2014 Florida Legislative Agenda today. Top priorities include is...

Statement from Audubon's Eric Draper Regarding Kissimmee River Restoration

Published: Feb 20, 2014

SFWMD Report Shows Progress for Wading Birds in Critical Everglades Habitat (REVISED)

Published: Jan 30, 2014
  Early signs of restoration success have Audubon scientists excited for future projects

Audubon Florida Statement on Governor Rick Scott’s Budget Proposals for the Environment

Published: Jan 29, 2014
Audubon Florida Statement on Governor Rick Scott’s Budget Proposals for the Environment

Audubon’s Eric Draper Celebrates Groundbreaking for Everglades Water Quality Project

Published: Jan 16, 2014
  Audubon’s Eric Draper Celebrates Groundbreaking for Everglades Water Quality Project

Audubon’s Everglades Scientists: Progress for Ecosystem One Year After C-111 Western Project

Published: Jan 6, 2014
This week marks the one year anniversary of the ribbon cutting ceremony for the C-111 Spreader ...

State of Florida Announces Third Round of NRDA Early Restoration Projects

Published: Dec 6, 2013
Today the State of Florida announced the third round of Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRD...
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