Press Releases

Hope for Gulf Coast Birds Impacted by BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Published: Apr 14, 2015
In the five years since the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster, Audubon has expanded its n...

Audubon Florida Commends U.S. Department of Interior for Listing Four New Snakes Under the Lacey Act

Published: Mar 6, 2015
Audubon commends the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) for today's decision to list four snake ...

New University of Florida Study Highlights Urgency of Everglades Agricultural Area Land Purchase

Published: Mar 6, 2015
A new study commissioned by the Florida Senate has been released from the University of Florida...

Audubon's Julie Hill-Gabriel Responds to President Barack Obama's FY 2016 Everglades Budget

Published: Feb 2, 2015
President Barack Obama's budget request of $195 million for the Everglades is a step in the rig...

Governor Rick Scott Commits $5 billion over 20 Years to Everglades Restoration

Published: Jan 27, 2015
Governor Rick Scott visited the Everglades today to announce a funding proposal for the Evergla...

Audubon Scientists: “Everglades Restoration Cannot Wait”

Published: Jan 22, 2015
Today the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) released the annual South Florida Wad...

Governor Scott and Florida Cabinet Approve Purchase of Two Key Southwest Florida Properties

Published: Jan 13, 2015
Today Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet approved the purchase of the Gargiulo Land Tr...

Audubon Florida Applauds Central Everglades Planning Project Legislation

Published: Jan 8, 2015
Audubon Florida applauds today's filing of a bipartisan legislation aimed to authorize the Cent...

Audubon's Eric Draper Responds to the Appointment of Pedro Ramos as Superintendent of Everglades National Park

Published: Jan 7, 2015
Congratulations to Pedro Ramos on his selection as the new Superintendent of Everglades Nationa...

Statement from Audubon's Julie Hill-Gabriel on Central Everglades Planning Project

Published: Dec 23, 2014
"Today’s signing of the Chief of Engineers' Report for the Central Everglades Planning Projec...

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...
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