— In response to the appointment of Noah Valenstein as Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection by Gov. Ron DeSantis, Audubon Florida Executive Director celebrated the move and said: “This is a great move by Governor DeSantis for Florida’s environment. Secretary Valenstein is a Florida-grown conservationist and has the experience with the science and politics of Florida’s environment to make real progress for our state.”
— “Fantastic news! Today’s denial by Judge Moreno is a huge win for America’s Everglades, the people of Florida, and the wildlife that depend on this incredible ecosystem. We’re grateful Judge Moreno stopped this unnecessary distraction from Everglades restoration. South Florida’s water quality and quantity needs are urgent, and I’m looking forward to refocusing on the restoration of Florida’s famed River of Grass.”
— Today, Audubon Florida recognized Jeff Vowell with its 2018 Sustainable Forestry Award for his work to improve the management of Florida’s working forests to benefit wetlands and wildlife. His dedication has helped lead to the establishment and implementation of silvicultural best management practices (BMPs) for water and wildlife.