Press Releases

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
STATEMENT FROM AUDUBON FLORIDA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ERIC DRAPER REGARDING KISSIMMEE RIVER RESTORA...

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...

Audubon and Pew: Florida’s Coastal Birds Could Face Threat to Food Supply

Published: Nov 20, 2013
Already pressured by a steady loss of habitat, many of Florida's imperiled and iconic coastal w...
Audubon Magazine

Audubon Honors Senator Charlie Dean with Theodore Roosevelt Award

Published: Oct 28, 2013
For his leadership in protecting Florida's springs, Senator Charles Dean was honored with Audub...

Springs Spending Should Bring Benefits

Published: Sep 4, 2013
The spending plan announced today by Governor Rick Scott and funded with legislative appropriat...

Audubon Florida Applauds Next Phase of Tamiami Trail Bridging

Published: Aug 28, 2013
Audubon applauds the new partnership for funding the next phase of Tamiami Trail bridging.

Audubon Florida Press Statement Regarding Governor Rick Scott’s Commitment to C-44 Stormwater Treatment Area

Published: Aug 20, 2013
This summer, the lack of options for storing and cleaning water in the Everglades ecosystem hav...

Audubon Florida Commends the South Florida Water Management District Vote in Favor of the Central Everglades Project

Published: Aug 15, 2013
Audubon Florida Commends the South Florida Water Management District Vote in Favor of the Centr...

Audubon Florida Offers Solutions to Crisis in Indian River Lagoon and Lake Okeechobee Basin

Published: Aug 2, 2013
As the ecological crisis in the Indian River Lagoon worsens, Audubon Florida proposed nine spec...

Audubon Florida Applauds Appointment of Gina McCarthy as Administrator of EPA

Published: Jul 18, 2013
Audubon Florida Applauds Appointment of Gina McCarthy as Administrator of EPA 

Audubon Florida Congratulates Blake Guillory on Appointment as Executive Director to the South Florida Water Management District

Published: Jul 18, 2013
Audubon Florida congratulates Blake Guillory on his appointment as Executive Director to the So...

Audubon Florida Honors Miami-Dade County for Excellence in Water Conservation

Published: Jun 19, 2013
At the June 18 Miami-Dade County Commission Meeting, Audubon Florida awarded Miami-Dade County&...

New Exhibit at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey Lets Eagles Take Flight on the Web

Published: Jun 12, 2013
Join us at the Audubon Center for Birds of Prey in Maitland for a special launch of our Eagle E...

Audubon’s Eric Draper to Testify on Gulf Restoration Before U.S. Senate Commerce Committee

Published: Jun 5, 2013
Audubon Florida Executive Director Eric Draper is set to testify in front of the U.S. Senate Co...

Audubon’s Eric Draper to Testify on Gulf Restoration Before U.S. Senate Commerce Committee

Published: Jun 5, 2013
Audubon Florida Executive Director Eric Draper is set to testify in front of the U.S. Senate Co...
Audubon Magazine

Audubon Asks for Public’s Help on Florida Beaches this Memorial Day Weekend

Published: May 22, 2013
This Memorial Day Weekend, Audubon is reminding Floridians to take care with Florida's original...

Press Statement: Audubon's Eric Draper Responds to Governor Rick Scott's Natural Resources Budget

Published: May 20, 2013
AUDUBON'S ERIC DRAPER RESPONDS TO GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT'S NATURAL RESOURCES BUDGET:

Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund to Aid Florida's Natural Resources

Published: May 13, 2013
Florida's natural resources are in line to receive $356 million in National Fish and Wildlife F...

Audubon Commends Passage of HB 7065 to Ratify and Help Fund the Everglades Water Quality Plan

Published: May 3, 2013
The plan, announced by Governor Rick Scott last year last year, sets an enforceable E...

Statement form Audubon Florida Executive Director Eric Draper on the Third Anniversary of the BP/Deepwater Horizon Disaster

Published: Apr 19, 2013
Statement form Audubon Florida Executive Director Eric Draper on the Third Anniversary of the B...

Audubon's Julie Hill-Gabriel Responds to President Obama's Everglades Budget

Published: Apr 10, 2013
STATEMENT REGARDING PRESIDENT OBAMA'S BUDGET FROM JULIE HILL-GABRIEL, AUDUBON FLORIDA'S DIRECTO...

Audubon Celebrates Opening of Tamiami Trail Bridge

Published: Mar 19, 2013
Today Audubon Florida will join U.S. Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Assis...
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