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Anastasia State Park’s Least Tern Colonies Show Early Success Despite Challenges
Coastal Conservation

Anastasia State Park's Least Tern Colonies Show Early Success Despite Challenges

Largest Least Tern colony in Northeast Florida benefits from Audubon bird stewardship

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Riders on the Storm
Coastal Conservation

Hurricane Irma bird survival stories

Two Piping Plover and one American Oystercatcher survival stories following Hurricane Irma

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News & Updates

Good News: Audubon Celebrates July 4th Bird Stewardship on Florida’s Beaches
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Good News: Audubon Celebrates July 4th Bird Stewardship on Florida’s Beaches

Thanks to hundreds of Audubon bird stewards and biologists along with our partners, there were no reported mishaps at beach-nesting sites during the 2018 Independence Day fireworks celebrations. Audubon teams up with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and local governments during the nesting season to monitor and protect protected nesting areas and the species that depend on them.

Sharing the Shores: What You Can Do To Help Baby Beach Birds
Coastal Conservation

Sharing the Shores: What You Can Do To Help Baby Beach Birds

With a little consideration, people and birds can enjoy Florida's beaches together.

New Signs on Florida Beaches Encourage Beachgoers to Leave the Personal Fireworks at Home
Coastal Conservation

New Signs on Florida Beaches Encourage Beachgoers to Leave the Personal Fireworks at Home

Independence Day is a special time of year as millions of Floridians and visitors enjoy Florida’s iconic beaches. Celebrating with hot dogs, fireworks, and abundant sunshine, the Fourth of July is a dream holiday for people but can be a nightmare for birds.

Anastasia State Park’s Least Tern Colonies Show Early Success Despite Challenges
Coastal Conservation

Anastasia State Park's Least Tern Colonies Show Early Success Despite Challenges

Largest Least Tern colony in Northeast Florida benefits from Audubon bird stewardship

Audubon and Partners Urging State to Include Public in Important Wetland Permitting Program Decisions
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Audubon and Partners Urging State to Include Public in Important Wetland Permitting Program Decisions

Floridians Deserve a Chance to Comment on How State Manages Florida’s Water Resources

Results In: Alberto Pummeled Gulf Coast, Few Survivors at Several Important Nesting Sites
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Results In: Alberto Pummeled Gulf Coast, Few Survivors at Several Important Nesting Sites

Three things you can do to help ensure a successful nesting season.

Wading Birds Give Hope to America’s Everglades
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Wading Birds Give Hope to America’s Everglades

According to the annual South Florida Wading Bird Report, 2017 produced some of the highest nest counts in the Everglades in a decade. The success was characterized by hydro-patterns mimicking historic, pre-drainage conditions in some parts of the Everglades.

Audubon Advocates and Partners Save the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge
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Audubon Advocates and Partners Save the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge

After a long campaign by Audubon Florida and partners, the South Florida Water Management District entered into a new lease agreement on the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge this March, effectively saving this important National Wildlife Refuge! The agreement allows the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to continue managing this resource for wildlife.

Progress in Removing Impediments to Important Freshwater Flows
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Progress in Removing Impediments to Important Freshwater Flows

The Tamiami Trail, a 1920s road built to link Tampa and Miami, chokes the flow of much-needed freshwater through the historic heart of the Southern Everglades. Just over two years since groundbreaking, the second phase of the Tamiami Trail bridging project, which allows water to flow under the road, is on track to be completed by the end of 2018.

2018 Everglades Restoration Funding
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2018 Everglades Restoration Funding

With many competing priorities for funding, Audubon works hard in Tallahassee and Washington to secure the funds needed for Everglades restoration. A restored River of Grass depends on strong and sustained appropriations each year to get projects from start to finish and avoid costly delays.

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